1. Newsletter #1 - April 2024

    11 April 2024

  2. Promoting just transitions for an environmentally sustainable economy in Kyrgyzstan

    13 March 2024

    Kyrgyzstan has been experiencing consistent growth in CO2 emissions, continuous increases in temperature extremes and heightened risks of environmental hazards. While supporting the country’s efforts in greening enterprises and transitioning towards environmentally sustainable development patterns, it is crucial to target MSMEs considering their importance for the Kyrgyz economy and society. Through building the capacity of key stakeholders in the world of work, the intervention seeks to enhance the environmental sustainability, productivity, and competitiveness of enterprises through promoting the greening of MSMEs and their integration into the circular economy and global value chains.

  3. Newsletter #4 - December 2023

    30 December 2023

  4. Women and the World of Work in Uzbekistan. Towards Gender Equality and Decent Work for All. 2nd edition updated in 2023

    18 December 2023

    This is the second edition of the report which was updated in 2023 with the most available data. This report responds to the need for a comprehensive analysis of the position of women in the world of work of Uzbekistan. It aims to inform policy, legislation, and initiatives that seek to develop and promote decent work for all women and men. The analysis is based on a review of available empirical evidence, national law and policy, international labour standards and the ILO Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR), and insights from the interviews conducted with representatives of national stakeholders and international partners.

  5. Advancing Gender Equality and Decent Work in Uzbekistan. A Compendium of the Conference: Pathways to gender equality and decent work in Uzbekistan with Country Cases and Policy Recommendations

    15 December 2023

    ILO, Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, has compiled a Compendium of Country Cases and Policy Recommendations based on the high-level Conference Pathways to gender equality and decent work in Uzbekistan, in Tashkent held on May 23rd, 2023. This Compendium highlights Uzbekistan's commitment to advancing gender equality and decent work while summarizing the progress made and challenges faced. It provides policy recommendations to address gender gaps and enhance social protection. The report emphasizes the significance of gender equality for sustainable development and underscores the need for comprehensive policies and cultural transformation.

  6. Newsletter #3 - October 2023

    14 October 2023

  7. Policy Note. Selection of policy options for unemployment and maternity benefits in Uzbekistan to support the transition from informal to formal employment

    06 October 2023

    The purpose of this policy note is to document the rationale for and process surrounding the selection of options for an improved maternity and unemployment benefit system in Uzbekistan.

  8. Report with results of the informal sector survey in Kyrgyzstan

    06 October 2023

    The survey of informal workers was conducted as part of the ILO project "Transition from Informal to Formal Employment" with direct involvement of sectoral trade union organizations. The survey results will be used by sectoral trade unions to expand their outreach and effective organizing among informal workers.

  9. Diagnostic report. Transition from informal to formal employment: Extension of social protection schemes (maternity and unemployment) in Kyrgyzstan

    06 October 2023

    The purpose of this inception report is to demonstrate an understanding of the problem and theory of change for the assignment (i.e., the role of social protection in facilitating the transition from informal to formal employment in the Kyrgyz Republic).

  10. Quick Guide to Budgeting Process in the Kyrgyz Republic

    04 September 2023

    This report was prepared by the ILO external consultant Kadyrbek Kalkanov, with support of the International Labour Organization (ILO), represented by Jasmina Papa.