MoLISA Deputy Minister Le Van Thanh and ILO Vietnam chief representative Dr. Chang-Hee Lee sign the MoU on bilateral cooperation for 2021-2030 . (Photo: VNA)
MoLISA Deputy Minister Le Van Thanh and ILO Vietnam chief representative Dr. Chang-Hee Lee sign the MoU on bilateral cooperation for 2021-2030. (Photo: VNA)

Signatories to the MoU were MoLISA Deputy Minister Le Van Thanh and ILO Vietnam chief representative Dr. Chang-Hee Lee.

Addressing the signing ceremony, MoLISA Minister Dao Ngoc Dzung stressed the importance of the MoU whish he said marks a new chapter of co-operation over the coming decade, especially amid global changes occurring in employment and labour relations.

He thanked the ILO for its close work alongside the MoLISA and the Vietnamese Government over recent years to realise common goals concerning human rights, citizenship, and the continued development of labour relations.

Since joining the ILO in 1992, Vietnam has ratified a total of 25 ILO Conventions, including seven out of its eight basic conventions. It has also made concerted efforts to implement these conventions, including legalsing the conventions’ provisions as part of the national legal system, especially with regard to the 2019 Labour Code.

 

During the ceremony, Minister Dzung awarded Dr. Chang the MoLISA insignia in recognition of his great contributions to achievements recorded by the country in employment and labour relations.

Dr. Chang went on to thank the MOLISA for the honour and pledged to further support the nation and the MOLISA in their endeavours of better protecting the rights of employees.

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