On September 18th, at Nha Trang city, Vietnam Social Insurance held the opening of Asian Security Association (ASSA) 35th Board meeting. Attending the conference were Mr. Vu Duc Dam - Member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Viet Nam, Deputy Prime Minister; Mr. Le Thanh Quang - Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Khanh Hoa Provincial Party Committee; Mr. Le Duc Vinh - Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Khanh Hoa provincial People's Committee and the participation of 20 social security associations members from 10 countries in Southeast Asia.
The leaders of the Government of Vietnam, Khanh Hoa province, ministries, and central sectors took photo with the Executive Committee and ASSA’s members.
Speaking at the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam congratulated the Executive Committee and all member organizations of ASSA on the occasion of 20th anniversary of the establishment of ASSA. He also expected that ASSA to grow and become an effective forum for social security in the region. Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam is also impressed with the main theme of this ASSA conference and commented: Industrial Revolution 4.0 will open a new era in the process of human development, impact strongly in every aspect of the economic, cultural and social life of each country. Accordingly, the Government of Vietnam is determined to deploy e-government, towards digital government, develop information infrastructure with the capacity of national development management in the digital age with the center is human.
Immediately after the opening ceremony, delegates, speakers both at home and abroad participated in the international conference with a lot of contents on the topic "Opportunities and Challenges of the ASEAN Social Security System in the context of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 and freedom of movement of labor". Specifically, the delegates and speakers focused on discussing and sharing the contents: The development trend of social security in the world, the impact of the industrial revolution 4.0 and the freedom to move labor to restructure the economy, labor and employment of each country; the requirements for the social security system in the coming time; Measures to help the Government and the entire social security system of countries in the region continue to improve policies, ensuring that workers, especially migrant workers and family members are entitled full of rights and regimes to easily adapt to the transformation requirements of the economy under the influence of the Industrial Revolution 4.0.
According to the program, the 35th ASSA will take place until the end of September 20th. Besides international conference, the conference will host many activities such as: ASSA Award; to share experiences and practical experiences of ASSA member organizations; Assignment of the President of ASSA for the term 2018 - 2019 for Vietnam; Signing the 35th ASSA Conference Joint Statement; participating in cultural tour in Nha Trang…