14 June 2016
On 13-14 June Baku, Azerbaijan, hosted the ILO seminar entitled “Informal Economy: Policies and actions of trade unions" and devoted to the ILO Recommendation No 204.
25 May 2016
The bi-annual network conference was organ¬ized on 17-25 May in Stockholm, Sweden, and Oslo, Norway, at the request of the tripartite constituents of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan that were interested in learning successful model for youth employment promotion, tripartite cooperation and employment centered policies implemented in Norway and Sweden.
12 April 2016
On 12 April, 2016, the International Labour Organization together with the Azerbaijan Trade Unions Confederation (ATUC) organized in Baku an international seminar on Trade Unions amid Deepening Economic Crisis: Actions and Prospects for Future Work.
11 February 2016
Strengthening the national capacity in formulating and implementing a new employment strategy is a priority for Azerbaijan.
27 January 2016
On 24 – 27 January 2016, Githa Roelans, Head of Multinational Enterprises and Enterprise Engagement Unit, ILO Geneva, and John Bliek, Senior Enterprise Specialist, DWT/CO Moscow, visited the capital of Azerbaijan.
21 January 2016
The International Labour Organization (ILO) has successfully tested an innovative mechanism - voluntary peer reviews, in which countries assess one another’s youth employment policies and share good practices during joint meetings. It is one of the elements of the ILO project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the CIS” financially supported by the Russian company LUKOIL. Learn more about this innovative experience from the article or radio report below.
21 December 2015
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is implementing an innovative project intended to assist in the fight against youth unemployment in the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Georgia. Voluntary peer reviews, in which countries assess one another’s youth employment policies and share good practices during joint meetings, have become one of the most successful innovative mechanisms to do so. With the fifth regional meeting of the youth employment network having recently taken place in Sochi, the third round of the peer review process was completed. The countries-participants of the project, entitled “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the CIS countries and Georgia” have met in Almaty, Turin, Saint Petersburg and Krasnoyarsk.
Promoting Job Rich and Sustainable Growth in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine
28 October 2015
TBILISI. October 28, 2015 – The regional conference on jobs and employment had a prominent start in Tbilisi, Georgia, on 28 October 2015. The two-day forum which will look into the ways to boost employment in the region ensuring inclusive and sustainable growth of the national labour markets, brought together more than 130 delegates from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The conference is organised by a group of international organizations including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), World Bank Group, International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Swiss Cooperation Office (SCO).
17 October 2015
On 12 – 17 October, southern Russian city of Sochi hosted a conference of the Youth Employment Network members. The Network is part of the project "Partnerships for youth employment in the CIS countries," which is being implemented by the ILO Moscow Office with financial support of the Russian oil company LUKOIL.
07 October 2015
Around 40 leaders from railway unions in Eastern Europe and Central Asia met with ILO experts and senior ITF representatives in Baku, Azerbaijan from 30 September to 1 October to discuss organising and the promotion of ILO conventions throughout the rail industry.