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    Can you speak Italian?
    02 July 2014

    Italian companies are increasingly turning to Albanian migrant workers who are going back home to work at their call centres. An EU-funded ILO project is helping employment centres in Albania to modernize and to assist migrant workers looking for a new job.

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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.

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  1. Salary © ILO/Kozhevnikova, Lidiia 2014

    Labour migration

    Ukraine to Improve Its Migration Governance
    24 June 2014

    On June 24 the Conference ‘Decent work for the migrant workers’ summarized the achievements of the Project ‘Effective Governance of Labour Migration and its Skills Dimensions’. Drawing to a close in June 2014, the project resulted in better understanding of labour migration and its governance.

  2. Press release

    Impact of floods on jobs and enterprises in Bosnia and Herzegovina
    20 June 2014

    The ILO has coordinated a damage assessment of floods on jobs, livelihoods and enterprises in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This was part of the Coordinated Recovery Needs Assessment led by the authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina and supported by the European Union, the United Nations and the World Bank.

  3. Press release

    The ILO is ready to assist in the reconstruction process in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia
    03 June 2014

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has expressed his deepest symphathy to the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia for the destruction and loss of life recently caused by devastating floods in the region. He offered the ILO’s assistance in the recovery process as part of the UN and international response to the crisis.

  4. © Dilek Mermer / Anadolu Agency 2014 2014

    World Social Protection Report 2014/15

    More than 70 per cent of the world population lacks proper social protection
    3 June 2014

    A new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) presents the latest social security trends and finds that most people are without adequate social protection at a time when it is most needed.

  5. © Roberto Schmidt / AFP 2014 2014

    World of Work 2014 report

    ILO: Countries investing in high quality jobs can make economic leaps
    27 May 2014

    The ILO’s flagship report on the world of work shows, for the first time, that quality jobs can drive sustained growth in emerging and developing countries.

  6. © Munir Uz Zaman / AFP 2014 2014

    Forced Labour

    ILO says forced labour generates annual profits of US$ 150 billion
    20 May 2014

    Report finds illegal gain from forced labour of about 21 million people amounts to three times more than prior estimates.

  7. Maternity and paternity at work

    Maternity protection makes headway amid vast global gaps
    13 May 2014

    Despite progress in maternity benefits and a trend supporting paternity leave, an ILO report finds most women around the world are still not protected at work.




    Manual for Trade Union Education on Social dialogue
    15 February 2013

    This new manual is designed for trade union trainers responsible for organizing courses at the sectoral or national level. A particular focus is put on the Central and Eastern European Countries, both EU New Member States and Candidate Countries. It is centered around the specific conditions and needs trade unionists from these countries face when it comes to strengthening social dialogue. It has been translated into Romanian, Croatian, Polish, Hungarian, Slovenian, Czech, Lithuanian and Bulgarian.

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