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

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  1. Call for Expression of Interest for

    Professional Expertise in the Field of Promoting Social Dialogue  - Building Capacity of Employers’ Organisations

    1 September 2015

    The present call for expression of interest aims at prospecting experts who will be engaged in the capacity building of employers’ organizations.
    Deadline of application: 15 September 2015

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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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    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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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    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).

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    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.

  13. World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    Safety and health at work: Everyone has a role, know yours

    Today, 865 000 people will either die or be injured doing their job. Every year, 2.8 trillion US$ dollars are taken up by lost working time, treatment, compensation and rehabilitation of occupational injuries and diseases. Ensuring decent, safe, and healthy working conditions and environments is the responsibility of us all.

  14. Southeast Europe and Turkey

    Creating jobs for equity and prosperity

    17 April 2015

    A regional conference was organized by the UNDP and the ILO on how to solve the region’s employment crisis and promote job-rich growth.

  15. Decent Work Country Programme

    First cooperation agreement between the ILO and Montenegro

    08 April 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and Montenegro signed its first cooperation programme to promote social dialogue, create more and better jobs, and formalize the informal economy.

  16. Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

    Promoting more and better jobs for inclusive growth

    02 April 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia will work together to promote job-rich inclusive growth, sustainable enterprises, more effective social dialogue and formalization of the informal economy under a new cooperation agreement signed on 26 March 2015 in Skopje.

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.




    Studies on migration trends in Ukraine and Moldova

    15 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.