Kyrgyzstan


Welcome to the Kyrgyzstan page! The ILO acitivities in Kyrgyzstan are coordinated by the ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia. More

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

Current projects

  1. «From the Crisis towards Decent and Safe Jobs», Phase II

    The development objective of the project is to improve employment opportunities, working conditions and social protection of women and men, by contributing to the implementation of DWCPs in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. The project is supported by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland.

Multimedia

  1. Video

    Interview: Mr K. Bazarbaev, Minister of Social Development, Kyrgyzstan

  2. Video

    A frank dialogue in an "Open Space"

    In June 2009 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, the International Labour Organization (ILO) organized a two-day "Open Space" session in which young women and young men, employed, unemployed, with different education, met with policy-makers to discuss most challenging issues in the field of education, career guidance, employment and to develop clear proposals for improving the labour market for young people. The decision makers were so impressed with the volume and quality of the proposals and simply said "Wow!".