Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia resources

  1. 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.

  2. © AFP/Europress 2019

    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.

  3. 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.

  4. © ILO/Márton Kovács 2019

    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.

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

    30 October 2018

  6. How do I promote decent work?—Constituents’ voices

    29 October 2018

    On 25-28 September, 2018 the ILO brought together a group of its constituents in Central and Eastern Europe for a training on key labour market and social policy issues in the region. The objective of the training was to provide participants with the latest evidence in order to support them in their role as advocates for the decent work agenda.

  7. Sub-regional network of Labour Dispute Agencies meet in Serbia

    19 July 2018

    An average of approx. 3,000 cases are handled every year by Alternative Dispute Resolution Agencies in Western Balkans, with a settlement rate of approx. 70 %. The vast majority are individual disputes related to dismissal and non-payment of wages. The ILO organized the third Annual Meeting of the Eastern European network of these agencies on 4-6 July, 2018 in Arandjelovac, Serbia exchanging on how to further scale up these services.

  8. © AP/Vadim Ghirda 2019

    Peer-to-peer learning to make employment services more inclusive in the Western Balkans

    12 July 2018

    Practitioners and decision-makers from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the FYR of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia gathered in Budapest on 25-26 June 2018 to participate in the closing event of the first peer-learning programme for public employment agencies from the region.

  9. © UNDP 2019

    Is small still beautiful? ILO supports FYR Macedonia in coming out with new small enterprise strategy

    29 June 2018

    In April 2018, the Macedonian Government adopted a new 5-year strategy to support the growth of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The ILO assisted the Ministry of Economy in the development of the strategy and the accompanying action plan 2018-2020 as SMEs are a major job creation engine.

  10. ILO Budapest Newsletter 2018 June

    29 June 2018

    This issue reports on ILO programme developments and new projects in the Central and Eastern European region.