The ILO operates a wide range of programmes and projects in Central and Eastern Europe focusing on international labour standards, job creation, social security, social dialogue and equality and discrimination at work. The overall purpose of this technical cooperation is to support implementation of the Decent Work agenda in each country.
  1. © Milorad Drča / ILO 2017

    Economic and Social Affairs Platform Project

    1 April 2016 - 31 March 2019

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) will jointly create a sub-regional Western Balkans Platform on Employment and Social Affairs in order to strengthen subregional cooperation in adopting and implementing effective labour market and social policy reforms.

  2. © Brilanta Kadillari / ILO 2017

    Support to Local Employment Partnerships in Bosnia and Herzegovina Project

    1 February 2016 - 31 January 2019

    As one component of the EU Programme for Local Development and Employment, this ILO implemented project seeks to foster sustainable and partnership-driven active labour market frameworks at the local level in Bosnia and Herzegovina for an increased access to formal employment, particularly in flood-affected areas.

  3. Decent Work Country Programme for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 2015 - 2018

    1 January 2015 - 31 December 2018

    The primary goal of the International Labour Organization (ILO) is to promote opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity. Its main aims are to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen social dialogue.

  4. © Mina Delić / ILO 2017

    ILO project to promote moving from the informal to the formal economy

    1 November 2016 - 30 June 2018

    The project will contribute to the better understanding of formalization and informalization in Montenegro, to implement effective actions supporting the formalization and preventing informalization, and to the improved protection and promotion of decent work for workers in the informal economy.

  5. ILO project to increase the effectiveness of tripartite and bipartite social dialogue, including collective bargaining and dispute resolution

    1 August 2016 - 30 June 2018

    The ILO will assist Albania in establishing regional social dialogue, strengthening collective bargaining and improving the existing amicable labour disputes settlement mechanism.

  6. Improved wage and income policies, and mechanisms for consultation and collective bargaining

    1 September 2016 - 31 March 2018

    Activities under the ILO project will contribute to enhancing the capacity of social partners on minimum wages and wage setting in general, including through improved collective bargaining, through information dissemination and technical advisory services on gender wage gaps and work-family reconciliation, and the sharing of international practice on the remuneration of persons with disabilities.

  7. The effectiveness of the labour inspection system and of social dialogue mechanisms is strengthened

    1 March 2016 - 31 March 2018

    The ILO is supporting the ongoing efforts of the Government of Ukraine to reform the labour inspection system to improve working conditions in the country.

  8. ILO project – Social dialogue and capacity building for effective youth employment solutions

    1 September 2016 - 28 February 2018

    The project seeks to enhance the capacity of both the government and local social partners to respond to the new and urgent labour market needs of the Macedonian youth and to play a strategic role in the design and application of new public programmes for more and better jobs for youth.

  9. © Brilanta Kadillari / ILO 2017

    Promoting Inclusive Labour Market Solutions in the Western Balkans

    1 June 2016 - 31 December 2017

    The sub-regional Project will assist the Western Balkan countries and territory to build more inclusive labour markets by promoting an integrated approach to employment and social policies.

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    Addressing HIV stigma and discrimination to protect women and men workers from unacceptable forms of work

    1 May 2016 - 31 December 2017

    The project seeks to address the increasing HIV epidemic in Ukraine by reducing HIV-related stigma and discrimination at work.