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03 October 2018
The ILO-ACTRAV, in cooperation with the Pan-European Regional Council of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-PERC) organized a regional conference for the ITUC-PERC affiliates in the Newly Independent States (NIS) on 26-27 September in Tbilisi. The participants discussed challenges of effective functioning of the labour inspections to supervise implementation of labour and occupational health and safety standards. Taking part were trade union leaders, technical specialists and trade union labour inspectors from Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia.
Second Phase of the ILO Project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the CIS” Takes Off in Astrakhan
23 May 2018
On May 22-23, a kick-off conference for the second phase of the ILO Project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the CIS” launched in Russia was held in Astrakhan.
02 April 2018
In late March, a delegation of the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) headed by Maria Helena Andre, ACTRAV Director, visited the Russian Federation. The programme of the visit included participation in international trade union fora, meetings with heads of trade union associations and staff of the ILO Moscow Office.
The technical cooperation project, funded by the OAO Lukoil and implemented by the ILO, seeks to improve the effectiveness of youth employment policies and programmes in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation to establish a framework for regional cooperation and knowledge sharing on youth employment.
This review of the youth labour market in the Republic of Kazakhstan and of the policies and institutions for youth employment is part of the work that
supports the ILO member states in collecting information on, and analysing, the effectiveness of country policies and programmes, including those undertaken
through voluntary multi-country peer reviews.
There is a deep tradition of putting children to work in Central Asia. Across the region, hundreds of thousands of children can be found working in the markets, in agriculture and in dangerous, unsafe conditions. But a new initiative in three countries, in Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan is showing promise in changing long held beliefs about child labour and changing's children's lives for the better.