Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia resources

  1. ILO Budapest Newsletter 2019 April

    02 April 2019

    This issue reports on ILO programme developments in the Central and Eastern European region, introduces new projects, and features new publications and interviews with ILO partners.

  2. Promoting Inclusive Labour Market Solutions in the Western Balkans

    26 March 2019

    The overall objective of the project is to make national and local labour markets more inclusive. The project seeks to ensure that labour market institutions at the national and local levels have improved capacities to design and implement, in partnership with the private sector and the civil society, inclusive policies and programmes for individuals at risk of social and labour market exclusion.

  3. Strengthening social dialogue in North Macedonia

    26 March 2019

    The project aims at improving social dialogue as a means to create more and better jobs in North Macedonia. It will support the participation of social dialogue institutions in policy making at national and local levels and foster the practice of regular consultations through the national and local economic and social councils. It will create conditions for the social partners so that they are better equipped to provide quality policy advice and deliver demand-driven services.

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    Strengthening social protection for the future of work—extending the social security to workers in non-standard employment

    19 March 2019

    Europe has been experiencing a growing diversification in working arrangements, as exemplified through the decline of standard employment and the significant growth of non-standard forms of employment. These developments were discussed at a recent Conference "Automation, jobs and the future of work: understanding political and economic consequences" organized by the New Direction Foundation.

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    ILO signs new cooperation agreements with three countries from the Western Balkans

    14 March 2019

    ILO signed three new Decent Work Country Programmes (DWCPs) with Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia on 6-8 March, 2019. The agreements define ILO’s technical assistance for the next four years addressing key labour market and social protection challenges in the three countries. The programmes also support the countries’ EU accession negotiations on employment and social policies.

  6. Interview with Mr. Nicola Bertolini, Head of Cooperation in the EU Delegation to the Republic of North Macedonia

    20 February 2019

    The EU signed its 2nd grant agreement with the ILO in North Macedonia. The intervention will improve social dialogue as a means to create more and better jobs in the country. The project duration is 30 months with a budget of 1.18 Mio EUR.

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    ILO advises Ukraine not to move forward with pension privatization

    16 January 2019

    ILO News talked to Fabio Duran-Valverde, Head of the Public Finance, Actuarial and Statistics Unit, Social Protection Department, ILO Geneva, and Kenichi Hirose, Senior Social Protection Specialist, ILO-Budapest, about the global and regional trends of pension reform and the current proposal to introduce a mandatory funded pension tier based on individual accounts in Ukraine.

  8. ILO Budapest Newsletter 2018 November

    09 November 2018

    This issue reports on ILO programme developments in the Central and Eastern European region, features new publications and interviews with ILO partners.

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    Teaching modern vocations: a visit to the Hungarian VET system

    30 October 2018

    On 27 September, 2018, a group of ILO constituents from the Western Balkans, Moldova and Ukraine, participants of the ILO Regional Research Seminar, visited the Budapest Complex Center of Vocational Training (BCCVT) and Manfréd Weiss Vocational School, situated in an industrial complex outside Budapest. Participants gained an insight into Hungary’s TVET-system and specifically into the innovative teaching methods applied at this school.

  10. Second-pillar pension re-reforms in Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Latvia, Macedonia, Romania, and Slovakia. Benefit payouts amidst continuing retrenchment

    30 October 2018