Overview of current projects

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. Businesses contribute to Sustainable Development Goals in Albania

    1 March 2022 - 31 December 2023

    The new project implemented by multiple UN agencies, including the ILO will assist companies on how to restructure production in line with the UN Sustainable Develeopment Goals and the EU Green Agenda.

  2. E-MINDFUL: Enhancing European Migration Narrative to Develop Further Union’s Long-term actions

    1 June 2021 - 31 December 2023

    The overall objective of the project is to promote a social and economic environment where everyone, migrants and nationals, can feel welcome and belonging, and to encourage effective migration policy making, particularly in the field of economic migration.

  3. Local Employment Partnerships 2

    1 January 2021 - 31 December 2023

    The project in its second phase will continue supporting employment creation through partnership-based mechanisms on local level.

  4. MAP16 in Kosovo: Measurement, awareness-raising and policy engagement to accelerate action against child labour and forced labour

    1 October 2019 - 30 September 2023

    The project contributes to the promotion of decent work in Kosovo* by supporting the implementation of the Action Plan 2019-2021 of the Strategy on Child Rights 2019-2023 and priority interventions defined with the Work Plan of the Child Labour Committee for 2020.

  5. Employment and Social Affairs Platform

    1 November 2019 - 30 September 2023

    Phase 2 of this regional project funded by EU will continue working on peaceful settlement of labour disputes, improving labour inspections, and strenghtening economic and social councils as platforms for policy dialogue (see also www.esap.online). In addition, the project will start working on combating undeclared work.

  6. Improving compliance with key International Labour Standards in Ukraine

    16 March 2020 - 23 September 2023

    The project assists the government, the social partners and the judiciary to respect and apply the fundamental principles and rights at work when developing and implementing new labour legislation.

  7. Access to Justice in Labour Disputes through Mediation and Conciliation in Albania

    1 September 2019 - 31 August 2023

    The project aims to improve access to justice for all, including vulnerable groups of workers through peaceful settlement of labour disputes, collective bargaining and collective agreements, and the creation of informed policies on amicable settlements of labour disputes.