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.
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.
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.
Informal economy18 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.
Youth employment08 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.
Working conditions06 August 2014
Tripartite minimum wage-fixing process should be improved in Albania in order to protect the most vulnerable workers - agreed participants of a conference in Tirana, Albania.
Labour statistics15 August 2014
In July 2014, the ILO prepared a review of the methodology and results of the national labour force survey conducted by the State Statistical Office of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, in the light of ILO statistical standards and EUROSTAT directives.
Publication15 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.