28/07/2020 09:05 AM

Việt Nam always wants to consult the World Health Organization, international organisations and experts whenever there is a new development in COVID-19 prevention and control, according to Deputy Prime Minister Vũ Đức Đam.

20/07/2020 04:47 PM

To mitigate the social impact of the COVID-19 crisis, a significant number of countries have introduced temporary cash transfers to population groups in, or at risk of, poverty. These payments have responded to the specific needs of these vulnerable groups who are immediately affected by a reduction in their job opportunities or income. In addition to supporting low-income families, children, informal sector workers or older persons with low or no pension income, a number of cash transfer programmes have also aimed at maintaining domestic consumption.

09/07/2020 10:25 AM

Viet Nam, as the ASEAN Chair in 2020, with the support of the ASEAN Secretariat, has proposed to compile an ASEAN Declaration on the Promotion of Social Work.

22/06/2020 03:05 PM

ASEAN member countries have agreed to continue effectively implementing ongoing working plans and review the implementation of those plans over the past five years.

15/04/2020 10:05 AM

On the morning of April 14, 2020, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc - ASEAN Chairman chaired the Special ASEAN Summit on COVID-19 in online format with the full attendance of leaders of 10 member countries. At the Conference, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc welcomed the nations’ support for Vietnam's initiatives, including: Establishing ASEAN’s cooperation fund for COVID-19 response, setting up a medical supply stockpile to meet urgent requirements, organizing online drills on response to epidemics, building a common response process of ASEAN in health emergencies, and establishing a special working group of senior ASEAN information officials to combat fake news.

08/04/2020 10:10 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a catastrophic effect on working hours and earnings, globally. A new ILO report highlights some of the worst affected sectors and regions, and outlines policies to mitigate the crisis.

02/04/2020 10:28 PM

Editorial by Marcelo Abi-Ramia Caetano, Secretary General, International Social Security Association

27/03/2020 10:42 PM

Nowadays, digital technology has entered all aspects of life and tends to continue to increase its impact in the coming years and open up exciting new opportunities to improve people's lives if we know how to use them wisely, especially in the field of social security.

WHO applauds VN’s quick response to community transmission

COVID-19: protecting vulnerable groups through emergency benefits

Viet Nam proposes ASEAN Declaration on Social Work Promotion

ASEAN members agree on effectively implementing ongoing working plans

Establishing ASEAN’s cooperation fund for COVID-19 response

ILO: COVID-19 causes devastating losses in working hours and employment

The coronavirus demands immediate social and economic action

Social security organizations need to adapt to better respond in the digital age