25 January 2019
The International Labour Organization (ILO) joined Kyrgyzstan’s 100 Days Against Trafficking in Persons National Campaign which took place in September – December 2018. In the course of the campaign, representatives of the ILO which will mark its centenary year called upon the youth activists and government officers to take a more active stance in promoting the fight against the worst forms of child labour and forced labour.
24 January 2019
On January 24, 2019 a meeting to refine the 2019-2024 Action Plan for preventing children’s involvement in the worst forms of child labour (WFCL) was held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The working group was formed in May 2018 as part of the 2017-2027 Family Protection and Children Support Programme to be implemented by the Kyrgyz Government.
14 December 2018
Together with the National Statistical Committee of Kyrgyz Republic, a round-table was conducted in Bishkek to discuss the methodology for measuring labour productivity and development of additional SDG 8 indicators on Decent Work.
22 November 2018
In collaboration with the ILO International Training Center (ITCILO) in Turin, ILO Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia has organized a Sub-regional training on Membership strategies and Service design and delivery, which was held on 19 - 21 November 2018 in Moscow, Russia.
Head of the Ministry of Labour and Social Development Discusses Labour Issues with the ILO Representatives
31 October 2018
Ulukbek Kochkorov, Minister of Labour and Social Development, had a meeting with Leo Sibbel, representative of the Decent Work Technical Support Team and ILO Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
29 October 2018
Further to an agreement between the ILO and the Ministry of Labour, the ILO has conducted a comprehensive review of labour legislation in Kyrgyzstan against relevant ILO Conventions, as well as the realization of the relevant policy decisions. The review results were presented in Bishkek.
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.
Value Chain Analysis: Joint Project for Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour in Kyrgyzstan
20 September 2018
The JIA Business Association and the International Labour Organization are joining efforts to implement a pilot project in Kyrgyzstan to empower vulnerable families and eliminate the worst forms of child labour.
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.
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).