Articles

July 2019

  1. Message from the International Labour Organization (ILO) Director-General for the International Day of Cooperatives on 6 July 2019

    05 July 2019

    This year’s International Day of Cooperatives is focused on the theme, “Cooperatives for decent work”.

December 2018

  1. © Dmytro Muravnyets 2019

    Ukrainian State Employment Service has far more to offer than unemployment benefits

    17 December 2018

    Out of the 45 million Ukrainians, 1.7 million are unemployed, says the Labour Force Survey of March 2018. Less than 21% of them are registered with the State Employment Service (SES). But where are the rest?

August 2018

  1. © Michael Coghlan 2019

    Crowdworking in Ukraine: A success for some but concerns for others

    02 August 2018

    Translator, Julia Gotra, has made a success of working on a digital labour platform. However, an ILO report on online work in Ukraine shows that there are also risks associated with this new flexible way of working.

July 2018

  1. © Ihor Yosypiv 2019

    How the ILO helps prevent mining accidents in Ukraine

    09 July 2018

    Ukraine is among the countries with the highest rates of work accidents in mines. Therefore, the ILO trains miners on the prevention of accidents in the industry.

June 2018

  1. © Ihor Yosypiv 2019

    How the ILO helps to prevent mining accidents in Ukraine

    22 June 2018

    Ukraine is among the countries with the highest rates of work accidents in mines. Therefore the ILO trains miners on the prevention of accidents in the industry.

April 2018

  1. Bosnia: A partnership to create jobs

    19 April 2018

    Local employment partnerships have proved to be a promising approach to create jobs for the long-term unemployed and provide businesses with a skilled workforce in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

March 2018

  1. “We cannot live without doing anything”

    16 March 2018

    Kinofelis, a public works programme in Greece, has helped some 45,000 beneficiaries find a job, giving new hope to communities in the crisis-shaken country. The ILO was asked by the European Commission to improve the programme by focusing on skills, social protection and the payment of the minimum wage.

March 2017

  1. © linmtheu 2019

    New project website - Supporting transition from the informal to formal economy and reducing undeclared work in Greece

    23 March 2017

    In Greece, undeclared work remains a significant feature of the economy, despite measures taken in recent years to address the issue.

June 2016

  1. Cooperative Cera Group visits ILO COOP

    01 June 2016

    ILO Coop hosts Belgian cooperative movement representatives to explore areas for collaboration

December 2015

  1. Green jobs in Albania: “We have to learn from the mistakes of the past”

    09 December 2015

    As world leaders meet in Paris to advance climate and decent work agendas, an ILO project has created much-needed jobs for Albanian youth – while cleaning polluted lakes and rehabilitating degraded agricultural land.