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IOM Viet Nam Launches Qualitative Research on Risks of Exploitation Encountered by Vietnamese Migrant Workers

Ho Chi Minh City 19 October 2021 - The International Organization for Migration (IOM), Mission in Viet Nam, today has launched a qualitative research “Vulnerabilities and Risks of Exploitation Encountered by Vietnamese Migrant Workers”.

IOM and KOICA launch an emergency COVID-19 response project in central Viet Nam

Strict lockdown measures applied to respond to the fourth wave of COVID-19 in Ho Chi Minh City and the surrounding southern provinces have disproportionately impacted the livelihoods of millions of internal migrants working in factories as well as in the informal sector. Returned migrants to central provinces wait at check point to be let in. Photo: IOM Viet Nam.

Speech of IOM Viet Nam’s Officer in Charge Brett Dickson on the National Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Speech of IOM Viet Nam’s Officer in Charge Brett Dickson on the National Day Against Trafficking in PersonsDate: 30 July 2020 Venue: Vinh city, Nghe An   Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen

IOM’s Deputy Director General – Laura Thompson visited IOM Vietnam

"Things are changing and we are not continuing working as usual” – insisted the IOM’s Deputy Director General – Laura Thompson at her meeting in Hanoi with the programme team of the IOM Mission in Vietnam as part of her official 4-day-visit to Vietnam.

IOM HCMC Head of Office talk to students of The International School of Ho Chi Minh City's (ISHCMC)

The International School of Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) invited the IOM HCMC Head of Office, Mark Brown, to talk to students. The 8th graders (age 13-14) and 11th graders (age 16-17) are studying migration, trafficking, refugees (Syrian and Rohigya in particular), and the United Nations. Mr. Brown talked about all of the topics, giving examples from IOM Vietnam's activities and from his previous experience in the Middle East and ex-USSR. The students were interested and inquisitive, and showed lots of enthusiasm.

Review workshop on reception and assistance policies for the survivors of trafficking co-hosted by IOM and the Department of Social Vice Prevention (DSVP)

Hanoi, 11 Sept 2018 – Review workshop on reception and assistance policies for the survivors of trafficking co-hosted by IOM and the Department of Social Vice Prevention (DSVP)

IOM and the Consular Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs officially kicked off their joint project on citizen protection in crisis abroad.

Ha Noi, 05.09.2018 - IOM and the Consular Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs officially kicked off their joint project on citizen protection in crisis abroad.

Training workshops themed case management in assistance for returned victims of trafficking in persons (VoTs)

Within August, IOM in coordination with the Department of Social Vice Prevention (DSVP), MOLISA Vietnam has organised 02 training workshops themed “case management in assistance for returned victims of trafficking in persons (VoTs)” on 15 – 16 in Quang Ninh and 23 – 24 in Can Tho. 56 social officials from the provincial DSVPs, social centres, victim assistance centres and functioning agencies across the country participated in the workshops.

Joint Workshop to Commemorate World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on 30 Jul 2018, Hanoi

The United States Embassy, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the United Nations Action for Cooperation against Trafficking in Person (UN-ACT) co-hosted a one-day workshop and event in Hanoi to commemorate both the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons and Vietnam’s National Day Against Human Trafficking on July 30. The event brought together several competent agencies of Vietnam government, local authorties, embassies, UN agencies and NGOs.