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

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. World Employment and Social Outlook - Trends 2015

    Unemployment on the rise over next five years as inequality persists

    20 January 2015

    ILO report says sluggish jobs recovery and social instability are the result of greater inequality.

  6. 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.

  7. © 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. © 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.

  12. © 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.

  13. 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.

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.