Deborah Greenfield, Deputy Director-General for Policy at the International Labour Organisation, spoke to Viet Nam News reporter Thu
The principles in convention 98 and convention 87 are prerequisites for
We know that skills development is such an important component of the future of work.
Every country faces skills mismatches no matter where it is,
So I like to think of this in three parts. One we need a skills anticipation system. What are the new skills that will be necessary?
As the parties come together to think about what are the industries that the country wants to invest in to move up the value chain, to move into that upper middle-income category by creating decent jobs.
Second, we need to design effective governance systems for skills. How do we deliver skills? When do
The third aspect of this is how we finance skill systems and how
We would say that governments and enterprises need to share those responsibilities according to national circumstances. Workers then have responsibilities – they need to take advantage of the opportunities that
This is a comprehensive system that needs to
You know the first research on technology was
We also need to broaden our view of technology, and not look at it
So we see this as a huge opportunity, which requires the right policy choices, anticipation and planning. But we are optimistic about technology because we have the capacity, we have the research, the evidence base, and we can have the political will to create the policies that make technology work for us.
This year, the ILO has added a new convention to its body of international labour standards. That is Convention 190 on the elimination of violence and harassment in work. Why is this convention unique, and what would be the steps if Việt Nam wanted
This is a landmark convention for the ILO and for its 187 member states. We started working on this convention several years ago before the #metoo movement, before all the publicity about sexual harassment and violence in the world of work. So it’s
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