Resources: Kyrgyzstan

  1. Sustainable Development Goals High on Trade Union Agenda

    30 August 2018

    In June – August 2018, the Trade Union Federation of Kyrgyzstan (TUFK) with support of the International Labour Organization held workshops across the country on the role and policies of Kyrgyz trade unions in achieving sustainable development goals (SDG). The conclusive meeting took place on August 29 in Karakol, Issyk-Kul.

  2. Kyrgyz Youth Join Red Card to Child Labour Global Campaign

    13 August 2018

    Participants to the Third Youth Education Camp “Zhazh Bulak” joined the Red Card to Child Labour global campaign launched for the first time back in 2012 under a joint initiative of the International Labour Organization and International Federation of Association Football (FIFA).

  3. Families Empowered to Start Business to Free Children from Hard Work

    07 August 2018

    The International Labour Organisation (ILO) is helping the local governments in Osh and Kara-Suu District of the Osh Region to introduce child labour monitoring as part of the efforts to implement the Regulation on identification of children and families in hardship. The monitoring allows to identify child workers at risk and provide them with rehabilitation and assistance they need.

  4. Value Chain Development for elimination of Child Labour

    22 July 2018

    ILO's International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) is operational in the Kyrgyz Republic since 2005 under a common PROACT-CAR Combating child labour in Central Asia - Commitment becomes action Project.

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    Kyrgyzstan: Looking for digital solutions to combat child labour

    12 June 2018

    The ILO in Kyrgyzstan partnered with young information technology (IT) specialists to find ways of applying innovative digital technologies to help monitor child labour.

  6. National Consultations on Forced Labour in Kyrgyzstan

    18 May 2018

    The issues of ensuring decent work in Kyrgyzstan free of coercion and exploitation were at the heart of the conference “World of Work in Kyrgyzstan: National Consultations on Forced Labour. Challenges and Prevention Measures”, held on May 18 in Bishkek.

  7. Action against Forced Labour High on the Agenda

    14 May 2018

    In Kyrgyzstan, deputies of the Zhogorku Kenesh (Parliament) have called for a tougher stand against forced labour using all available means.

  8. Head of ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities: Meetings in Moscow

    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.

  9. Alliance 8.7 in action: driving innovation to address child labour in Kyrgyzstan

    26 March 2018

    On March 23-25, 2018 the Central Asian Coalition on Promotion of the Rights of Women and Children and the “League on protection of Children Rights” Public Fund organized here the Central Asian Hackathon “Generation Z: wellbeing of children” in Bishkek.

  10. Social Protection Assessment-Based National Dialogue. Towards a Nationally Defined Social Protection Floor in the Kyrgyz Republic

    23 March 2018

    A mapping and assessment of existing social security and social protection policies and programmes; identification of coverage gaps and implementation issues; development of priority scenarios to fill the gaps; a rapid costing exercise to estimate the costs for each scenario and policy recommendations to extend social protection to establish a national social protection floor.