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    Employment creation in Moldova

    ILO Director-General launches new EU-backed project to strengthen labour market institutions in the Republic of Moldova, during first joint ILO-European Commission visit to the country

    11 April 2024

    Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo also held high level meetings with senior officials, including the President of Moldova, the Prime Minister, the Minister of Labour and Social Protection and the ILO’s social partners.

  2. Occupational Safety and Health

    Bulgaria renews its commitment to the promotion of occupational safety and health

    10 April 2024

    Bulgaria ratifies the two fundamental Conventions Nos. 155 and 187.

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    Labour inspection

    How digitalization, paired with artificial intelligence, helps labour inspectorates address undeclared work in Albania

    22 March 2024

    Reporting and inspection planning have become more efficient for Albanian labour inspectors with the new data management and risk assessment tool developed by the ILO with EU funding. It also improved the detection of undeclared work. As the first results of the ILO-led pilot show, digitalization of workflows and systematic data collection, paired with artificial intelligence to analyse data, can play a crucial role in improving labour inspectorates’ effectiveness to address undeclared work.

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    Meet the Technical Specialist: Magnus Berge, Workers' organisations

    12 March 2024

    Magnus Berge, Technical Specialist of the ILO Office for Central and Eastern Europe explains how the ILO assist trade unions so that they can promote better working conditions and rights for workers in the sub-region.

  5. SCORE training

    Step by step: Albanian textile and footwear factories improve productivity and working conditions

    08 March 2024

    After successfully establishing practices that led to safer and healthier working conditions for about 2,500 workers in fifteen different enterprises, the ILO is now aiming at achieving decent work and more sustainable production in Albanian SMEs.

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    Voices of beneficiaries: Local Employment Partnership Gradiška, Bosnia and Herzegovina

    29 February 2024

    The EU-funded project “Local Employment Partnerships (LEPs)” implemented by the ILO is designed to reduce unemployment in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The project in the Gradiška city area provided training/retraining opportunities for occupations that were missing from the local labour market, and also provided business management trainings for entrepreneurs based on the “Start Your Business” and “Improve Your Business” methodologies. In the video, beneficiaries of the Gradiška LEP talk about how the training and the financial support they received helped them to find employment or manage their small enterprises.

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    Meet the ILO Specialist: Maria José Chamorro, Gender equality

    26 February 2024

    Maria José Chamorro is the Gender Specialist of the ILO Office for Central and Eastern Europe. Her mission is to support governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations to design and implement policies to create an enabling environment for women who need to or wish to engage in paid work. In this video, she explains her strategy to achieve that, talks about her results and motivation to work for gender equality.

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    ILO and the Government of Ukraine working towards recovery and decent work in the war-torn country

    22 February 2024

    As the war against Ukraine enters its third year, the ILO and the government of Ukraine are working towards setting the country on a path of recovery and development, through a newly agreed-upon strategy that invests in people, creates quality employment and sustainable enterprises, and improves labour market governance. Watch to find out more.

  9. Maritime Labour Convention

    Georgia joins efforts to protect seafarers’ rights by ratifying the Maritime Labour Convention

    15 February 2024

    Georgia is the 105th Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention.

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    Shaping migration narratives: Insights from the ILO/OSCE E-MINDFUL project

    02 February 2024

    The E-MINDFUL project, which closed in December 2023, developed evidence-based and action-oriented guidance, including innovative instruments, that can orientate future communication efforts on migration and migrants.