The ILO publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs relevant to the world of work in Central and Eastern Europe. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested in hard copy from the Budapest Information Center ( All publications of the DWT/CO-Budapest (including those published before 2009) are available in Labordoc, database of ILO publications.


  1. The impact of legislative reforms on industrial relations in Romania

    12 August 2013

    This paper outlines the major changes made in 2011 in Romania to the legal and institutional frameworks relating to the workers' and employers' organizations and their activities, including collective bargaining.

  2. Labour market transitions of young women and men in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

    07 August 2013

    This report presents the highlights of the 2012 School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) run together with the State Statistical Office of the Republic of Macedonia within the framework of the ILO Work4Youth Project.

  3. Legal Framework and Current Practices of Collective Bargaining in Ukraine

    12 July 2013

    This study takes stock of current legal frameworks and practices relating to collective bargaining in Ukraine, arising after the new Law on Social Dialogue was adopted in 2011.

  4. Information newsletter 2013 June

    08 July 2013

    Bi-annual information newsletter of the project “Effective Governance of Labour Migration and its Skill Dimensions” in Moldova

  5. ILO Budapest Newsletter 2013/1

    04 July 2013

    The e-newsletter from the ILO DWT and Country Office for Central and Eastern Europe providing the latest developments and activities in the region as well as recent publications.

  6. Decent Work Country Profile - Moldova

    27 June 2013

    This Decent Work Profile of the Republic of Moldova aims to provide information on all elements of decent work over the last ten years. This information can serve as a basis for policy making moving forward, in the development of Decent Work Country Programmes and the development of social dialogue.

  7. Safety and health at work: Hopes and challenges in development cooperation

    07 June 2013

    The project "Improving safety and health at work through a Decent Work agenda" was developed to better address safety and health at work as a vital component of decent work and ran between 2010 and 2012. The brochure aims to raise awareness on occupational safety and health issues among the development cooperation community and provide information about the project. It also highlights some successes of the project that could be replicated in other countries.

  8. Improving safety and health at work through a decent work agenda (Final Evaluation Summary)

    28 May 2013

    Project INT/09/08/EEC - Evaluation consultant Dwight Ordoñez

  9. Strengthening capacity for inclusive local development in Serbia (Final Joint Evaluation Summary)

    15 May 2013

    Project SRB/10/01/UND - Joint evaluation between the Governments of Sweden, Switzerland and Norway, as well as UNDP

  10. EU-ILO project “Improving occupational safety and health at work through a Decent Work Agenda” Ukraine

    22 March 2013

    Final brochure outlining key project activities