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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.

  2. 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.

  3. © Dana Smilie / World Bank 2015

    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.

  4. 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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    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.

  6. © World Bank/Malaysia 2015

    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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  10. © Nguyen Xuan Chinh / ILO

    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.

  12. 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.

  13. New publication

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

    28 May 2015

    This publication is a collection of good practices and outputs of the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) activities in Central and Eastern Europe.

  14. 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).

  15. © 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.

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.