ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Central and Eastern Europe

What's new

  1. Ray Witlin / World Bank 2015

    World Employment and Social Outlook 2015

    ILO warns of widespread insecurity in the global labour market

    19 May 2015

    Only one quarter of workers worldwide is estimated to have a stable employment relationship, according to a new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  2. © Scott Wallace / World Bank

    School to work transition

    Youth in Eastern Europe and Central Asia face multiple barriers in finding decent jobs

    28 April 2015

    A new ILO report on the transition of young people from school to work in Eastern Europe and Central Asia shows a missed opportunity in absorbing a well-educated youth workforce.

  3. World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    Safety and health at work: Everyone has a role, know yours

    Today, 865 000 people will either die or be injured doing their job. Every year, 2.8 trillion US$ dollars are taken up by lost working time, treatment, compensation and rehabilitation of occupational injuries and diseases. Ensuring decent, safe, and healthy working conditions and environments is the responsibility of us all.

  4. Southeast Europe and Turkey

    Creating jobs for equity and prosperity

    17 April 2015

    A regional conference was organized by the UNDP and the ILO on how to solve the region’s employment crisis and promote job-rich growth.

  5. Decent Work Country Programme

    First cooperation agreement between the ILO and Montenegro

    08 April 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and Montenegro signed its first cooperation programme to promote social dialogue, create more and better jobs, and formalize the informal economy.

  6. Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

    Promoting more and better jobs for inclusive growth

    02 April 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia will work together to promote job-rich inclusive growth, sustainable enterprises, more effective social dialogue and formalization of the informal economy under a new cooperation agreement signed on 26 March 2015 in Skopje.

  7. HIV/AIDS

    ILO, UNAIDS and UNFPA join efforts to promote Voluntary HIV Counselling and Testing at work in Ukraine

    13 March 2015

    The ILO and UNAIDS launched a VCT@WORK Campaign together with the Federation of Trade Unions of Cherkassy region and UNFPA on 3 March 2015 in Cherkassy region, Ukraine.

  8. International Women’s Day 2015

    ILO: Progress on gender equality at work remains inadequate

    06 March 2015

    While there have been many achievements on gender equality since the Beijing Declaration on women rights was signed by 189 governments in 1995, many challenges remain, including a motherhood pay gap.

  9. Child labour

    Curbing child labour in Kosovo: Let children be children

    09 February 2015

    Poverty pushes a high number of children in Kosovo (As defined by UN Security Council Resolution 1244, hereafter named as “Kosovo”) to drop out of school and enter child labour as early as 10 years old. The ILO supports efforts of Kosovo’s public institutions and social partners to eliminate child labour, with an emphasis on its worst forms.

  10. Daniel Mihailescu / AFP 2015

    Jobs in Europe

    ILO says over 2.1 million jobs could be created with EC investment plan

    28 January 2015

    The success of Juncker’s EC plan to create jobs and boost Europe’s competitiveness depends on its design and the allocation of funds.

  11. Montenegro

    Setting a labour inspection action plan for undeclared work

    3 - 4 February 2015

    The ILO will organize a training for Labour Inspection of Montenegro about the informal economy and undeclared work on the 3rd and 4th of February 2015 in Podgorica.

  12. Employment policies

    An EU-funded Project, implemented by the ILO, contributed to better employment services and improved vocational education in Albania

    22 January 2015

    The Delegation of the European Union to Albania and the International Labour Organization (ILO), in cooperation with the Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth, presented results a three-year Human Resources Development project for Albania on 15 January 2015 in Tirana.

  13. Gender equality

    Global momentum means more women move into management

    12 January 2015

    New study shows positive link between female leadership and business performance and urges boost from current 5 per cent of women in top positions.

The ILO assists its Central and Eastern European member states in their economic and labour market transformation and in their accession to the EU. DWT/CO–Budapest helps in the transfer of know-how from EU member countries to South East Europe, Moldova and Ukraine in the framework of Decent Work Country Programmes.
 
The ILO also provides support to its member states to stimulate economic recovery, create jobs and protect working people and their families in time of crisis.

Highlights

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    Publication

    Studies on migration trends in Ukraine and Moldova

    15 June 2014

    Several publications have analysed the impact of migration on labour market and certain professions  in Ukraine and Moldova, the link between education and migration, functioning of private employment agencies, etc. An ILO project obtained new and reliable statistical data on labour migration, covering the data gap on skills and composition of migration flows.