Labour Standards

Kazakhstan: ILO calls for implementation of Labour Standards

Press release | Astana, Kazhakstan | 29 September 2017
ASTANA, Kazakhstan (ACTRAV INFO)- From 26 to 28 September, two representatives of the International Labour Organization (ILO)visited Kazakhstan to discuss the implementation of ILO Conventions and Recommendations by the government and the situation of trade unions in the country.

Sergeyus Glovackas, Desk Officer for Europe and Central Asia of the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) and Gocha Alexandria, Senior Specialist for the Workers’ Activities in the ILO Moscow office, met with representatives of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan and other state bodies. They also met with representatives of the Kazakh trade unions to discuss challenges and opportunities for the development of trade unions in Kazakhstan.

Together with the Unions Federations (the Federation of Trade Unions of Kazakhstan and the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions of Kazakhstan), the ILO representatives discussed the ongoing legislative changes in the social and labour sphere, including the need of improving the compliance with the ratified ILO Conventions to which the ILO supervisory bodies have drawn the attention of the Government of Kazakhstan at the last International Labour Conference.

For more information, please contact:

Gocha Alexandria
Senior Specialist in Workers ‘Activities
ILO Moscow
Tel: +7 495 933 08 24