On the 22 November 2013 the Institute for Scientific Socialism of the Ho Chi Minh Academy for Administration and Politics and RLS Southeast Asia hosted the international seminar: "TRADE UNION STAFFS IN PROTECTING RIGHTS AND BENEFITS OF WORKERS - EXPERIENCES OF GERMANY AND REALITY OF VIETNAM". As experts from the German side the political scientist Mr. Bodo Zeuner and Ms. Manuela Wischmann as a representative of the German Left Party (Die Linke) were invited. From the Vietnamese side Mr. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Quang Tho and Mr. Dr. Vu Minh Tien from the Institute for Labor and Trade Unions, Mr. Tran Huy Vi president of the Hanoi Trade Union School and Mr. Dinh Quoc Toan, chairman of the trade union of the Hanoian industrial zones where in the podium. Ms. Nadja Charaby represented RLS Southeast Asia.