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. Ukraine Migrant Domestic Worker "Information Passport"

    01 September 2015

    As part of the GAP-MDW Ukraine-Poland Corridor project, partners have created an "information passport" and complementary Q&A leaflet for Ukrainian domestic workers emigrating to Poland.

  2. Expanding the outreach and impact of OSH standards in micro and small enterprises

    31 July 2015

    The Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union identified the issue of occupational safety and health (OSH) in micro and small enterprises (MSEs) as a topic for the Informal Ministerial Meeting (IMM). The IMM created a forum to share good practices and ideas on how to improve OSH in MSEs. Based on the participants’ interventions, several key messages and priorities were identified as a basis for future work and actions.

  3. Impact evaluation of active labour market programs in FYR Macedonia: key findings

    21 July 2015

    The key research question is whether participation in the active labour market programs increased the probability of participants to find and retain gainful employment.

  4. Assessment of delivery of employment services and programmes for youth by the Employment Service Agency of the FYR of Macedonia

    21 July 2015

    This report tries to identify what works for young people in terms of employment services and active labour market programmes in the country.

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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).

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

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

    15 January 2015

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