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A consultant as media trainer for media workshop on EV FTA, ILO Fundamental Conventions and Labour Code Revision

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Title: A consultant as media trainer for media workshop on EV FTA, ILO Fundamental Conventions and Labour Code Revision

Through its membership of ILO and in recent international trade negotiations and agreements, Viet Nam has confirmed its commitment to respecting fundamental principles and rights at work (FPRW), as set out in the ILO's 1998 Declaration. It has also made clear its determination to ensure inclusive growth and continued development through a strategy that harnesses trade and investment opportunities through increased international integration. The joining of the CPTPP (The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership) and signing the EVFTA (EU-Viet Nam free trade agreement), both of which include labour provisions, are the latest public confirmation of this.

Among the latest developments, the draft revised Labour Code of Viet Nam is going to be submitted to the National Assembly for the second hearing in October 2019. Viet Nam also signed EVFTA in June and ratified Convention 98 on collective bargaining in July 2019. Meanwhile, the country plans to ratify Convention 105 on forced labour in 2020.

As part of the event the ILO in Viet Nam is looking for a qualified external collaborator to help media participants develop story ideas from the knowledge earned from technical sessions as well as conduct pre and post surveys/discussions to understand the level of change in participants' awareness on the issues


Address for application: Proposals should be submitted by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline for submission: Proposals should be submitted by email no later than 16:00 GMT+7 on 19 September 2019





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