Employment services: News and events

September 2021

  1. News

    Public Employment Services and the Future of Work – What innovations are likely to remain after COVID-19 pandemic?

    14 September 2021

    On 14 September 2021, the International Labour Organization (ILO) organized a training webinar for senior managers and staff of the employment centers in the North-West and Ural Federal regions, Russian Federation. The webinar was devoted to the international experience of reforming Public Employment Services. This was the second in a series of webinars within the framework of the large-scale retraining programme, launched this year by Rostrud.

April 2021

  1. News

    ILO Presents a Flagship Training Manual for Public Employment Services

    16 April 2021

    The ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia is pleased to announce the launch of its flagship publication “Public Employment Services and the Future of Work. Training Manual for the CIS Regional Network for Youth Employment Promotion”.

January 2020

  1. Event

    Launch of the Code of Conduct for Private Recruitment Agencies in Cambodia

April 2019

  1. News

    Future of Work Agenda for Young Workers in Azerbaijan

    20 April 2019

    A training workshop for the Public Employment Services (PES) was held on 16-19 April in Baku. Focused on youth employment, lifelong-learning and youth labor transitions, bringing into action the policy recommendations for investing in people's capabilities outlined in the report of the Global Commission for the Future of Work.

March 2019

  1. News

    ILO Academy on Employment: A Training Course in Moscow

    22 March 2019

    The ILO Academy on Employment, a three-day training course for the Public Employment Service staff, took place at the Federal Service for Labour and Employment (Rostrud) on March 19-21, 2019.

December 2018

  1. News

    Fifth Training Course for Public Employment Service Conducted in Baku

    08 December 2018

    The course that was held from 4 to 7 December 2018 was the fifth in a series of capacity building activities aimed at strengthening the Public Employment Service (PES) in Azerbaijan within the framework of the ILO Project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the CIS” funded by the Russian company LUKOIL.

July 2018

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    Better employment services

    Peer-to-peer learning to make employment services more inclusive in the Western Balkans

    12 July 2018

    Practitioners and decision-makers from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the FYR of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia gathered in Budapest on 25-26 June 2018 to participate in the closing event of the first peer-learning programme for public employment agencies from the region.

  2. News

    Training Course for Public Employment Service Conducted in Baku on 3-6 July 2018

    06 July 2018

    The course is the fourth one in a series of capacity building activities aimed at strengthening the Public Employment Service (PES) in Azerbaijan conducted in 2017-2018 within the framework of the ILO Project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the CIS”.

April 2018

  1. Event

    Vietnam Association of Manpower and Supply Code of Conduct 2018 and Monitoring Tool Launch Workshops

    The event aims to highlight the updated Code of Conduct, specifically focusing on monitoring of compliance with the Code and increased business opportunities for Vietnamese recruitment agencies. Apart from introducing the new Code and monitoring tool, the event provides an opportunity for recruitment agencies to be trained on new standards of compliance. By bringing together recruitment agencies with industry associations from destination countries, human rights and business initiatives and destination employers, the event will demonstrate the ‘business case’ for ethical recruitment in the Vietnamese recruitment industry.

March 2018

  1. Labour Migration

    Myanmar: 66 more overseas employment agencies sign up to the Code of Conduct for fairer migration

    22 March 2018

    Myanmar migrants can now expect a better migration experience with less risk of being cheated or abused after an additional 66 overseas employment agencies committed to a Code of Conduct for ethical recruitment, bringing the total number of signatories to 183.