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

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  1. © Jamie Martin World Bank 2014

    Youth employment

    Lack of higher education leaves millions of young people out of decent work in developing countries

    15 December 2014

    ILO study shows that the lack of post-secondary education in lower and middle-income economies leaves the majority of young men and women stuck in vulnerable and informal employment.

  2. Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

    Call for Expression of Interest for Professional Expertise in the Field of Promoting Social Dialogue

    16 December 2014

    The present call for expression of interest aims at prospecting experts who will be engaged in the capacity building of workers’ organizations. For more information please consult the official invitation. The deadline of submission is until by 15th January, 2015 (inclusive).

  3. Labour migration

    Restoring hope to Albania’s unemployed youth

    10 December 2014

    Many young Albanian workers are returning home after losing their jobs abroad due to the economic crisis. For many of them, re-entering the local labour market is a daunting task. An ILO-UNDP project helped them address that challenge.

  4. Global Wage Report 2014/15

    Global wage growth stagnates, lags behind pre-crisis rates

    5 December 2014

    The latest ILO Global Wage Report warns of stalled wages in many countries and points to the labour market as a driver of inequality.

  5. Montenegro

    Decent Work Country Programme by end of January

    5 December 2014

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) launched a pilot project in Montenegro on the 1st of October 2014 in order to develop a Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for the country. Ms Zorica Sredanović prepared an interview with ILO National Project Coordinator Jasna Poček for Pobjeda, a Montenegrin newspaper.


    Programme Officer

    5 December 2014

    Application deadline is 21 December 2014

  7. © GARO / Phanie 2014

    International Day of Persons with Disabilities - 3 December

    Sustainable Development: The Promise of Technology

    03 December 2014

    For people with disabilities who are of working age, the rapid progress in information and communications technology (ICT) and assistive technology offer ever-increasing opportunities to participate in the world of work.

  8. © Brilanta Kadillari / ILO

    Employers' organizations

    ILO toolkit strengthens enabling business environments in Serbia and Moldova

    25 November 2014

    Assessments of the environment in which businesses start-up and grow in Moldova and Serbia, carried out with the help of an ILO toolkit, led to policy changes and new agreements between the government and employers’ organisations in 2014.

  9. Employers' organizations

    Enhancing the role of employers in policy-making to create more business-friendly environments

    25 November 2014

    Employers’ organizations in South-East Europe produced a number of studies on business climate with ILO’s support.

  10. © Hungarian Ministry for National Economy

    Role of international labour standards in Europe

    30 October 2014

    Participants of a seminar discussed priorities of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in the European region and how international labour standards can contribute to productivity and economic performance in EU member states.

  11. New €1,3 million EU-funded project, implemented by the ILO, will promote social dialogue in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

    22 October 2014

    A €1,3 million project “Promoting Social Dialogue” with funding by the European Union was launched on 22 October, 2014 in Skopje. Implemented by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the project will assist the country in strengthening the capacities of the government, employers’ and workers’ organizations to engage in effective social dialogue.

  12. New ILO projects to focus on crisis response, social dialogue, youth employment and informal economy in Central and Eastern Europe

    10 October 2014

    The ILO has launched a number of new projects recently in Central and Eastern Europe, mainly focusing on youth employment, informal economy and inclusive social dialogue. The ILO will also help Ukraine to respond to the recent crisis in the area of employment and assist Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia in the reconstruction process after the floods.

  13. Informal economy

    ILO Director-General: Labour inspections key to fighting undeclared work

    18 September 2014

    Guy Ryder urges EU member states to ramp up steps to support formalization of the informal economy, spotlighting specific action for tackling undeclared work.

  14. Genti Bejko in the film

    Youth employment

    Made in Albania: what job is right for me?

    08 September 2014

    A new TV show, developed by an ILO project, funded by the European Union, tries to help young Albanians to find out what jobs are best suited to their skills and interests.

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.




    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.