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

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    Key Indicators of the Labour Market 2015

    Workers are becoming more educated, although not always finding suitable jobs

    16 November 2015

    The new edition of the ILO online reference tool analyses the link between education and access to the labour market.

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    Better labour statistics in the Republic of Moldova

    13 November 2015

    A long-term and continuous cooperation between International Labour Organization and the National Bureau for Statistics of the Republic of Moldova has contributed to more reliable labour statistics in the country.

  3. Decent Work Country Programme

    Implementation of an ILO partnership programme in Montenegro

    12 November 2015

    The Supervisory Board of the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) of Montenegro assessed the progress made and reviewed the activities carried out in the framework of the programme.


    Administrative Clerk / Senior Driver

    12 November 2015

    The ILO DWT/CO-Budapest has the following opening. For more information, please consult the vacancy announcement.
    Extended application deadline: 8 December 2015

  5. Employers' organizations

    Employers come up with proposals to improve business environment in Moldova

    04 November 2015

    National Confederation of Employers of Moldova (CNPM) launched three position papers on 7th October 2015 with the aim to combat the informal economy, create more effective social dialogue and emphasize the need for more flexible labor laws.

  6. Workers' organizations

    Improving workplace safety in the Republic of Moldova

    3 November 2015

    A recently completed project has contributed to a better workplace safety in the Republic of Moldova by improving the knowledge base of Moldovan workers on occupational safety and health.

  7. Regional Employment Forum

    Promoting Job Rich and Sustainable Growth in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine

    28 October 2015

    TBILISI. October 28, 2015 – A regional conference was organized on jobs and employment in Tbilisi, Georgia, on 28 October 2015 to boost employment in the region ensuring inclusive and sustainable growth of the national labour markets. The conference brought together more than 130 delegates from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The conference was organised by a group of international organizations including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), World Bank Group, International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Swiss Cooperation Office (SCO).


    ILO, UNAIDS and UNFPA join efforts to promote VCT@Work in Ukraine

    28 October 2015

    ILO tripartite constituents as well as civil society and UN agencies gathered to discuss results and lessons learnt in the course of implementation of the ILO pilot project on Voluntary Counseling and Testing at Work (VCT@Work) implemented jointly with UNAIDS and UNFPA in Cherkassy region of Ukraine.

  9. Antonio Graziosi, Director of the ILO DWT/CO-Budapest

    Improving labour market performance in EU accession countries

    27 October 2015

    At a seminar on Employment and Social Reform Programmes for enlargement countries, the ILO Director for Central and Eastern Europe highlighted that even in times of fiscal constraints, social dialogue can greatly improve labour market performance.

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    Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015

    Youth employment crisis easing but far from over

    08 October 2015

    Despite a mild recovery in the 2012-2014 period, the youth unemployment rate remains well above its pre-crisis level. For millions of young people around the world finding a decent job is still a drawn-out uphill struggle.

  11. Labour migration

    Resource guides for Ukrainian Migrant Domestic Workers

    02 October 2015

    Hands-on resource guides have been created for Ukrainian domestic workers emigrating to Poland with readily accessible information on labour rights in their host country.

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    Green Jobs

    Subregional workshop on Green Jobs

    29 September - 1 October 2015

    8,000 new jobs could be created in the recycling sector of Serbia according to a UNEP/ILO study if proper policies would have been put in place. Green jobs could play a crucial role in protecting the environment while supporting national economies.

  13. Informal Economy

    Fighting world of work insecurity: High-level conference discusses ways to formalize the informal economy

    17 September 2015

    High-level representatives from Europe and Central Asia have gathered under the banner of the ILO to exchange experiences and formulate coherent policies and programmes to boost the fight against informality.

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    The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

    A new Action Plan better targeting the needs of young jobseekers

    02 September 2015

    An ILO project, completed in June 2015,helped Macedonian labour market institutions as well as employers’ and workers’ organizations to formulate an evidence-based youth employment action plan up to 2020 and to implement employment services and programmes more effectively targeting the needs of young jobseekers.

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    Economic recovery in Ukraine

    More and better jobs for the Ukrainian people are key to recovery

    20 August 2015

    Read about how the conflict in Ukraine has affected the economic and employment situation in the country and what the ILO is doing to support the recovery.

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    Bridge boys

    New School-to-Work Transition Survey of the Republic of Moldova

    11 August 2015

    The National Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Moldova published a new "School-to-Work Transition Survey in the Republic of Moldova" following the ILO methodology in August, 2015.

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    International Youth Day

    Engage young people to solve youth employment

    12 August 2015

    On International Youth Day, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder calls on actors in the world of work to foster the inclusion of young people.

  18. Promoting social dialogue and sustainable enterprises

    ILO Director-General in Bulgaria

    24 June 2015

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder attended an international forum organized in Sofia on 24 June 2015 to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Bulgaria.

  19. 104th International Labour Conference

    Guy Ryder: Anticipating the Future of Work essential for advancing social justice

    13 June 2015

    The 104th International Labour Conference closes with a consensus to move ahead with a major Initiative on the future of the world of work.

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    104th International Labour Conference

    ILO adopts historic labour standard to tackle the informal economy

    12 June 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) has adopted a new international labour standard that is expected to help hundreds of millions of workers and economic units move out of informality and into the formal economy.

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    World Day Against Child Labour 2015

    New ILO study points to the long-term impact of child labour

    12 June 2015

    New ILO report shows the need for coherent policies tackling child labour and the lack of decent jobs for youth together.

    Around 20 to 30 per cent of children in low income countries complete their schooling and enter the labour market by the age of 15, says a new ILO report, based on a 12 country survey, including The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonian, Moldova and Ukraine.

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    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder

    104th International Labour Conference

    ILO and EU-Presidency join forces to improve working conditions in small enterprises

    10 June 2015

    Informal meeting of Ministers of Labour and Social Affairs alongside the 104th International Labour Conference agree on renewed efforts to improve working conditions in small and micro enterprises.

  23. 104th International Labour Conference

    ILO Director-General calls for global initiative on the future of work

    01 June 2015

    "We need to look at the longer term drivers of change, the transformational mega-trends, and what they imply for the goals we pursue in the ILO in its second century," said Guy Ryder in front of more than 4,000 delegates gathering in Geneva.

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.




    The ILO at Work in Central and Eastern Europe 2009-2014

    15 June 2014

    Good practices and results of the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) in Central and Eastern Europe.