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. Enhancing collective bargaining and amicable settlement of labour dispute mechanisms (Final Evaluation Summary)

    23 June 2015

    Project: SBU/12/02/RUS - Evaluation Consultants: Marija Nashokovska (team leader), Glajina Ognajanov and Mihaela Vidaicu

  2. ILO Budapest Newsletter 2015/1

    18 June 2015

    Read least news and activities of the ILO in Central and Eastern Europe as well as summary of the International Labour Conference 2015.

  3. Independent evaluation of the ILO's strategies on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, Volume I Full Report - Rev. Ed. (2015)

    08 June 2015

    Covering the period from 2008 to 2014, this evaluation reviews ILO’s strategy to advance Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (FPRW), namely: the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining is widely known and exercised (Outcome 14); forced labour is eliminated (Outcome 15); child labour is eliminated, with priority to the worst forms of child labour (Outcome 16); and discrimination in employment and occupation is eliminated (Outcome 17). The case studies are contained in Volume II (online only).

  4. 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.

  5. Labour market transitions of young women and men in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

    26 March 2015

    This report presents the results of the School-to-work transition surveys (SWTS) implemented in six countries in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region – Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Republic of Moldova, Russian Federation, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Ukraine – in 2012 or 2013. The indicators resulting from the surveys and analysed in this report provide a much more detailed picture of the youth in the labour market in a part of the world where unemployment rates are among the highest in the world.

  6. European Union IPA 2010 Human resources in Albania project (Final Evaluation Summary)

    15 January 2015

    Project ALB/11/01/EEC - Consultant: Roxana Irimia


  1. Report on the pilot project towards developing statistical tools for measuring employment in the environmental sector and generating statistics on green jobs.

    17 December 2014

    This report provides information on the survey development, questionnaire design, concepts and definitions, methodology of data collection, as well as main findings of employment in the environmental sector and green jobs in one of the pilot countries: Albania.

  2. Information Passport for Migrant Domestic Workers in Ukraine-Poland Migration Corridor

    11 December 2014

    A passport size brochure, developed as part of the EU funded Global Action Programme for Migrant Domestic Workers and Their Families (GAP-MDW), was designed on request of workers’ organizations to guide Ukrainian domestic workers in Poland through the legal procedures of employment and labour rights of migrant domestic workers.

  3. ILO Budapest Newsletter 2014/2

    11 December 2014

    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.

  4. Outcome 10 independent evaluation: Workers have strong, independent and representative organizations - Trade unions for social justice (Evaluation summary)

    19 November 2014

    Projects: GLO/11/57/SID, GLO/12/58/NOR and GLO/12/59/NOR - Evaluation Consultant: Sterling Smith