18 May 2022
How does the UN support Ukrainian refugees in Moldova? Interview with Simon Springett, UN Resident Coordinator
22 April 2022
We interviewed Simon Springett, UN Resident Coordinator in Moldova and asked him about how the UN assists Ukrainian refugees in the country, how the energy crisis will affect the local population and about his expectations to the ILO as part of the UN team.
Prevention through information: ILO campaign on Ukrainian railways to prevent labour exploitation among refugees
12 April 2022
The ILO and the State Labour Inspectorate of Ukraine came through with an information campaign on Ukrainian railways that warns people on the move about situations that may lead to labour exploitation.
24 March 2022
This issue reports on the work of the ILO Office for Central and Eastern Europe in Ukraine disrupted by the war, introduces a new project, programme results, several beneficiary stories, features fresh publications and new staff. Videos with Project Managers inform viewers about what the regional office undertook to improve work opportunities in Ukraine and Montenegro.
Beyond silence - another success story of including people with disabilities in the Moldovan labour market
07 January 2022
Read the story of Ion and Mariana, two deaf-mute workers in Chisinau, Moldova. They found a good job they love because of a new wage subsidy scheme creating a job opportunity for them. The ILO provided the technical assistance for these reforms aiming at the labour market integration of people with disabilities in Moldova.
Laying the foundation for safer workplaces in Moldova - Labour Inspectorate and ILO launch a new IT platform on work accident reporting
08 December 2021
The Moldovan Labour Inspectorate with ILO assistance developed a new IT-platform for reporting work accidents. This new platform should help the country to overcome the widely spread underreporting of work accidents. Current statistics report a rate of non-fatal work accidents that is 20 times lower than in the EU.
07 December 2021
This issue reports on ILO response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Central and Eastern European region. It introduces programme results, several beneficiary stories and features a fresh publication and new staff. A video with a Technical Specialist informs viewers about what the regional office does to improve work opportunities in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
29 November 2021
A new assessment of the ILO done by a network of its main donor countries recognizes the significant progress of the organization. The comprehensive assessment done over a period of 18 months also included a survey among ILO partners from 16 beneficiary countries including Moldova and Ukraine.
Elena never gave up and finally found a job she loves. A story of labour market inclusion of people with disabilities in the Republic of Moldova
12 November 2021
“There are many ways you can fulfil your dreams,” Elena believes, “regardless of bumps in the road along the way. Disability is an obstacle, a huge one, but the human spirit is resilient, and one has to keep going forward”. Read the story of Elena Epuri, a worker with a disability at Steinel Electronics in Chisinau, Moldova. She found a great job she loves because of the new Employment Law and a wage subsidy scheme created an opportunity for her. The ILO provided the technical assistance for these reforms and measures.
09 November 2021
This article tells the story of how the nuns of a rural monastery became beneficiaries of the ILO Local Employment Partnerships project, and how they revived their apiary and honey production business.