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28 November 2017
On 28 November 2017, a government meeting was held in Kazakhstan featuring a report by Minister of Labour and Social Protection Tamara Duisenova about the ongoing efforts to update the country's occupational saferty and health (OSH) standards in accordance with international requirements.
17 November 2017
On 17 November, St. Petersburg hosted the 30th anniversary meeting of the Advisory Council for Labour, Migration and Social Protection of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) member states.
17 November 2017
A regular meeting of young people within the framework of the Caspian Sea Region Youth Trade Union Network founded in 2013 with the ILO “Youth Employment Partnerships in CIS” project support took place in Astrakhan on the 15th-16th November.
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.