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. High Level Conference on the Future of Work
    21-22 March, 2018--Sofia, Bulgaria

    Bulgaria has set “The Future of Work” as a priority topic under the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU in the first half of 2018.  The conference is a contribution to the ILO Future of Work Initiative which forms part of the ILO centenary initiatives celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ILO in 2019. The Conference is expected to be attended by delegates from EU Member States and EU candidate countries, the European Commission, ILO, other UN agencies, and the World Bank.
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