20/03/2020 01:35 PM

In view of the large reduction in economic activity and disruptions in supply chains in the context of the coronavirus crisis, a number of governments have taken urgent measures to introduce or significantly extend partial unemployment and short-term work schemes.

07/03/2020 09:05 AM

In light of the impact of COVID-19, the new coronavirus, on regional and global economic outlooks, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) highlights the key role played by social security in reducing the related social and economic impact. Calling for preparation for an increased need for health care, unemployment and other benefits, the ISSA draws on lessons learnt from past crisis situations.

08/02/2020 09:40 AM

WHO is convening a global research and innovation forum to mobilize international action in response to the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

06/02/2020 03:40 PM

Urgent support needed to protect vulnerable countries from outbreak

05/02/2020 09:05 AM

The World Health Organization (WHO) today spells out the need to step up cancer services in low and middle-income countries. WHO warns that, if current trends continue, the world will see a 60% increase in cancer cases over the next two decades. The greatest increase (an estimated 81%) in new cases will occur in low- and middle-income countries, where survival rates are currently lowest.

31/01/2020 02:14 PM

Statement on the second meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

14/01/2020 10:25 AM

The 2019 Labour Inspection Campaign included a mix of inspection, training and communication activities which engaged employers and workers in the industry nationwide to raise their awareness of the importance of labour law compliance.

13/01/2020 09:05 AM

On January 06, 2020, in Hanoi, Minister of Labour – Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung had a meeting with the Senior Delegation of the Fidesz – Hungarian Civic Alliance led by Mrs. Katalin Novak, Vice President of the Fidesz – Hungarian Civic Alliance, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Human resource. At the meeting, the two sides shared many issues relating to enhance the cooperation on labour, employment, social security between the two countries in the forthcoming time.

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Campaign improves law compliance in Dong Nai’s woodwork industry

Enhancing Social security, employment and labour cooperation between Vietnam – Hungary