ILO in Central and Eastern Europe

The ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Central and Eastern Europe provides advisory services to 18 member countries to develop policies and programmes that promote more and better jobs for all women and men. The work of the office focuses on the four strategic objectives of the ILO, promoting rights at work, encouraging decent and productive employment, enhancing social protection, and strengthening social dialogue. Geographically, the office concentrates on the Western Balkans, Moldova, and Ukraine. The office was established in 1993 and is located in Budapest, Hungary, with additional offices in the region. The team currently consists of 55 staff members.

Upcoming events


  1. 3rd Annual Meeting of Network of Agencies for Peaceful Settlement of Labour Disputes
    4-6 July 2018, Belgrade, Serbia

    The network promotes professional development and enhances collaboration among the bodies responsible for the prevention and peaceful resolution of labour disputes. At the meeting, members with share lessons learnt with peers and draft a joint programme for the upcoming 2 years.

  2. Sub-regional Conference for Economic and Social Councils
    October 2018 TBC, Budapest, Hungary

    The conference will focus on the results and achievements in the implemention of the specific actions that the Economic and Social Councils (ESCs) have committed to to improve the functioning and effectiveness of the ESCs. Tripartite delegations, ESC secretariats and ILO officials will attend the meeting.