Press releases

February 2018

  1. © Nataliya Izhytsa 2018

    Ukrainian trade unions and ILO join forces to introduce HIV/AIDS prevention training for seafarers

    09 February 2018

    The Maritime Transport Workers’ Trade Union of Ukraine (MTWTU) in collaboration with the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has facilitated an HIV/AIDS prevention module in the Kherson State Maritime Academy (KSMA), being the first such module at Europe’s maritime academies.

  2. © Eric Feferberg/AFP 2018

    Denmark pledges to scale up inclusive job creation in Ukraine

    05 February 2018

    The Government of Denmark signed a 5-year development agreement with the International Labour Organization to address labour market deficiencies standing in the way of development in Ukraine.

January 2018

  1. © ILO 2018

    Creating jobs through decentralized responses to local labour market needs

    24 January 2018

  2. Ukraine-UN Partnership signed for 2018-2022 with strong ILO involvement

    18 January 2018

  3. Employers’ organisations commit to implementing Agenda 2030 at first international symposium

    15 January 2018

    On December 13th and 14th Employers’ Associations hold for the first time ever an international meeting with support from the ILO’s Bureau for Employers’ Activities discussing how to support the Sustainable Development Goals often refered to as Agenda 2030. The meeting held in Belgrade highlighted that SDGs are not only good for business, but can also be good business.

December 2017

  1. Albanian employers present business priorities for sustained enterprise growth

    11 December 2017

  2. 12 recommendations to Government to improve business environment in Montenegro

    07 December 2017

  3. Balkan agencies for peaceful settlement of labour disputes 2nd annual meeting

    01 December 2017

  4. Ukrainian employers present business priorities for sustained growth

    01 December 2017

    Last month the Federation of Employers of Ukraine presented their reform proposals for creating an enabling business environment in the country. The launching event was attended by the Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister, Pavlo Rozenko, the President of the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine, Grygoriy Osoviy and ILO’s Assistant Director General and Regional Director for Europe, Heinz Koller. The President of the Federation of Employers, Dmytro Oliynyk, outlined their reform priorities based on a thorough assessment of the main hurdles for sustainable enterprise development done with the support of the ILO. This assessment included the largest survey on the Enabling Environment for Sustainable Enterprises (EESE) ever done in Europe covering more than 2000 Ukrainian enterprises.The Trade Unions were also part of the consultation process.

November 2017

  1. Moldova: web platform launched to guide youngsters in career choices

    09 November 2017