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

What's new

  1. Meeting of CIS Advisory Council for Labour, Migration and Social Protection

    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.

  2. Statistical Support to SDGs in Kyrgyzstan

    23 September 2017

    On 21 and 22 September 2017, Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, hosted the ILO seminar “The role of labour market information. Improving the system of labour market indicators”.

  3. Discussion of ILO Programmes to Combat Child Labour in Kyrgyzstan

    09 August 2017

    On 8 August 2017, Osh, Kyrgyzstan, Vice Mayor Nurbek Kadyrov met with Tino Clemens of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

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.


  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!".