June 27, 2020: A training course on Socially Responsible Labor Management in Seafood Sector was organized by the International Labor Organization in Vietnam (ILO) in collaboration with NTU. More than 50 students from two training programs of Fisheries Management and Seafood Processing of NTU, 14 representatives from businesses from Phu Yen and Binh Dinh provinces participated in the course.
Participants listened to presentations on topics such as: Working time, Child labor, Labor & wages, Forced labor, Discrimination in labor, Actual situation of labor management in the skipjack tuna supply chain in Vietnam. The training course was organized to provide knowledge for participants in seafood sector, update their knowledge on labor management regulations and standards of ILO and Vietnamese Labor Code, and update knowledge of corporate social responsibility standards for labor management and employment.
The International Labor Organization (ILO) was established in 1919. To date, the ILO has 187 member countries. The ILCO was established to promote social justice and the protection of labor and human rights. NTU has had 3 lecturers who used to take part in ILO training courses. It also organized working sessions between the two sides and held training courses for students.