07 November 2019
Phase 2 of this regional project funded by EU will continue working on peaceful settlement of labour disputes, improving labour inspections, and strenghtening economic and social councils as platforms for policy dialogue (see also www.esap.online). In addition, the project will start working on combating undeclared work.
25 October 2019
The Economic and Social Councils of the Western Balkans, the EU Commission, the Regional Cooperation Council and the ILO met at a high-level meeting to assess the progress made and the challenges ahead in efficient tripartite social dialogue in the region. The meeting, held on 24-25 September, 2019 in Skopje, North Macedonia, was the closing event for phase one of the Economic and Social Affairs Platform project, funded by the European Union. The project is about to launch its second cycle to move forward social dialogue and to combat undeclared work. We interviewed two participants from different walks of life to understand their perception of the status of social dialogue and to talk to them about their contributions and future challenges.
18 October 2019
CEELex is a searchable online database offering information on the national labour laws in Central and Eastern Europe. Based on ILO conventions and more than 25 years of working experience in labour legislation in CEE, the database provides selected key information on labour and industrial relations in the region. The topics covered range from collective bargaining to working conditions (e.g. minimum wages, working hours), termination of employment contracts, labour dispute resolution, and non-standard forms of employment.
22 September 2019
The leaflet describes the mission, geographical focus, resources and interventions offered by the ILO Regional office for Central and Eastern Europe. It enlists its donors and offers testimonies of beneficiaries of the office's interventions.
15 July 2019
This issue reports on ILO programme results in the Central and Eastern European region, introduces a new project, features a new publication, training offers and new staff. It also tells how the ILO celebrates its Centenary.
05 June 2019
To celebrate Europe Day in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Mr. Christian Danielsson, Director General for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, European Commission and Ambassador Lars-Gunnar Wigemark, Head of the EU Delegation to BiH and EU Special Representative visited the “Center for development of innovations and entrepreneurship” in Sarajevo to see how the center works and meet with students.
13 May 2019
Learn more about key ILO achievements in the region from interviews with ILO staff: Director of regional office and National Coordinators from 7 countries.
06 May 2019
As the oldest specialized UN agency, the International Labour Organization celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. Exactly one hundred years ago, on 11 April 1919, the plenary session of the Paris Peace Conference accepted the draft ILO Constitution which became part of the Treaty of Versailles signed on 28 June 1919 to end World War I. This remarkable date was celebrated by a day-long series of 24 Global Live Tour events spanning four continents to mark the ILO Centenary.
25 April 2019
Are you passionate about TVET, Skills Development or Youth Employment and would like to increase your knowledge in this highly complex policy area? The offer of the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC-ILO) may be the right learning experience for you.
08 April 2019
The job creation project funded by EU and implemented by ILO facilitated the establishment of 19 local employment partnerships in BiH which trained more than 1,600 unemployed persons. A third of them have already been placed into new jobs and the approach is being replicated by other countries in the region.