Programmes and projects


  1. Strategic policy options for SDG financing in Albania

    19 August 2020 - 30 June 2023

    This joint programme aims to provide technical assistance and work with the government to identify and integrate in the national budgetary framework more equitable and adequate financing for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  2. Inclusive Labour Market for Job Creation

    1 December 2017 - 30 June 2023

    Improved labour market institutions that encapsulate and/or have the capacity to develop legislative and policy frameworks, as well as deliver services, which will lead to a well-functioning labour market that generates decent work opportunities.

  3. Activate Women - Increased capacities for labour market inclusion of disadvantaged women as Covid-19 response measure

    1 June 2021 - 31 March 2023

    The overall objective of the project is to promote the inclusion of women (aged 25-49) in the labour market. The project supports the Employment Agency of Montenegro (EAM) in piloting an innovative active labour market programme (ALMP), specifically designed to overcome gender-specific barriers in Montenegro.


  1. Updating minimum wage setting in the Republic of Moldova

    1 June - 31 December 2022

    The ILO will upgrade the existing mechanism of the minimum wage setting in order to build resilient mechanisms to enhance population living standards in the country.

  2. Towards the Sustainable Development Goals Financing Ecosystem in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    1 July 2020 - 31 December 2022

    The joint intervention of five UN agencies aims to develop finance reviews, foster social dialogue and support the governments at national and sub-national levels to help them achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

  3. Towards safe, healthy and declared work in Ukraine

    1 January 2020 - 31 December 2022

  4. “More and Better Jobs for Women Programme” – PHASE II

    1 January 2019 - 30 December 2022

  5. Job creation for vulnerable groups in three sectors in Ukraine

    1 February - 30 September 2022

    This action-oriented research project will lay the foundations of a larger programme which will generate job opportunities for people at risk of socio-economic exclusion in Ukraine. It will focus on three sectors which can generate employment for youth and women in vulnerable circumstances and at risk of labour market exclusion, including forcibly displaced persons of working age. The market systems analyses in the three sectors will identify the key systemic constraints to productive and decent employment, and a portfolio of concrete, systemic interventions per sector.

  6. Business Unusual: Reimagining Education for Marginalized Girls and Boys during and post COVID-19 in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    15 October 2020 - 15 April 2022

    The project seeks to strengthen the capacities of education authorities, teachers and trainers in three pilot administrative units: Republika Srpska, Una-Sana Canton and West-Herzegovina Canton. The aim is to provide quality and inclusive e-learning and blended learning during and beyond the pandemic, and to address disadvantaged girls and boys and gender-issues.

  7. World of Work in Montenegro: Paving the road to recovery

    1 July 2021 - 31 March 2022

    The project will support the transformation of labour market and employment policy state institutions in order to promote effective labour market governance. The end beneficiaries of the project are working-age women and men who will benefit from better policy measures to support jobs and incomes during the crisis, especially women, young people, long-term unemployed, persons with disabilities, and employers.