02 October 2017
From a Russian retiree supplementing his pension as a freelance taxi driver, to a Greek handball player re-trained as an office clerk in Germany and a new mother working from home in the UK, here are some of the experiences of people making their way through the world of work in Europe and Central Asia.
31 August 2017
Effective Communication Trainings during Labour Inspection visits were conducted in Cherkassy, Lviv, Odessa and Kherson from 19 till 30 June, 2017. During the trainings, labour inspectors worked out techniques of effective communication with employers and workers and adapted standard communication techniques to the work of labour inspectors. They discussed key benefits of official employment for employers, workers and government and also developed strategies of cooperation with state institutions within the LI visits. The total number of the participants of the trainings were 116, including 104 labour inspectors. The trainings were conducted to strengthen the Pilot LI Campaign, held within the outcomes 3 and 4 of the ILO Project “The effectiveness of the labour inspection system and of social dialogue mechanisms is strengthened”. The overall objective of the Project is to provide support to the Government’s reform of the labour inspection system to ensure effective labour law compliance. The project addresses institutional and legal needs on the level of national labour law compliance mechanisms, namely the State Labour Service.
17 January 2017
This video presents good practices and measures to reduce job discrimination and poverty among Roma youth. This video presents existing good practices, case studies and lessons learned, as well as ILO experiences as presented by a recently published Resource Guide with the objective to increase the inclusion of Roma young people in the labour market. The Resource Guide provides information on legal instruments and approaches to discrimination, social security and decent work, skills development and the school-to-work transition. It also highlights entrepreneurship promotion and the green economy, active labour market policies and employment services, as well as the role of social partners and social dialogue in tackling Roma youth unemployment.
12 February 2015
A recently completed project introduced more effective and personalized employment services and new vocational training programmes in Albania. The IPA 2010 Project on Human Resources Development was funded by the European Union and implemented by the ILO between 1 January 2012 and 31 January 2015 in Albania.