Georgia resources

  1. Georgia joins efforts to protect seafarers’ rights by ratifying the Maritime Labour Convention

    15 February 2024

    Georgia is the 105th Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention.

  2. Strengthening Social Protection for Workers in Georgia Report I: Proposal for social insurance schemes against employment injury and unemployment

    18 October 2023

  3. Strengthening Social Protection for Workers in Georgia Report II: Actuarial assessment of the proposed unemployment insurance scheme

    18 October 2023

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    Retrospective on challenges and successes - Interview with Markus Pilgrim, Director of ILO Central and Eastern Europe stepping down

    29 August 2023

    Markus Pilgrim retires after long and successful service at the ILO. During his tenure as Director, the ILO Central and Eastern Europe Office managed to further raise its profile as a specialised technical agency on world of work issues and to expand its portfolio.

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    Workers’ rights in Europe in decline, says ITUC Global Rights Index 2023

    10 July 2023

    In July 2023, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) released its 10th Global Rights Index. The report paints a grim picture of workers’ rights around the globe. According to ITUC, Europe is no longer a bastion of workers’ rights.

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    How can the ILO support Georgia in its EU accession?

    10 July 2023

    In our interview series with leading economists, researchers and policy-makers, we interviewed Tinatin Akhvlediani, PhD, Research Fellow at the Center for European Policy Studies. She shared how she sees the enlargement policy of the EU evolving, and spoke about the experience of the newest EU member Croatia. We also asked her how she thinks the ILO can best serve Georgia.

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    ILO Office for Central and Eastern Europe will also serve Georgia

    03 July 2023

    At the request of the Georgian ILO constituents the ILO Office for Central and Eastern Europe will support Georgia as of July 2023. Georgia has sought political and economic integration in the European Union since joining the Eastern Partnership in 2009. The country applied for candidate status in 2022 after the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Georgian constituents want to access the experiences on EU accession from peer countries of the sub region (e.g. Western Balkan, Moldova, Ukraine).

  8. About the ILO in Georgia

    01 July 2023

  9. Georgian labour authorities visit the European Labour Authority

    12 June 2023

    A study visit of representatives of the Georgian labour authorities to the European Labour Authority (ELA) in Bratislava, capital of Slovakia, took place on 12 June 2023, with the support of the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  10. A week dedicated to Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB)Programme in Georgia

    03 June 2023

    In order to raise awareness of Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) Programme and its recent developments and to explore the potential for future partnerships, the International Labour Organization (ILO) brought together potential partner organizations (including UN agencies, embassies, international organisations, government agencies, and private sector representatives) for a promotion event, on 29th May, at Radisson Blu Iveria Tbilisi Hotel.