Publications

  1. Public Employment Services and the Future of Work. Training Manual for the CIS Regional Network for Youth Employment Promotion

    30 March 2021

    The Manual has been developed as part of the ILO technical assistance to the national reform of the Public Employment Service implemented by the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Russian Federation; furthermore benefited from the thematic policy discussions, best practices and country experiences identified during the ILO and the Commonwealth of Independent States sub-regional annual conferences on youth employment, and finally builds on the several trainings rolled out for strengthening the national employment services in Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan. The project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)”, Phase II, a public-private cooperation initiative between the ILO and a Russian company LUKOIL, provided technical assistance, financial support and implemented all these activities aiming to mainstream youth and gender sensitive employment policies into national development strategies.

  2. Women and the World of Work in Uzbekistan. Towards Gender Equality and Decent Work for All

    24 March 2021

    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 in the period from 26 January to 2 February 2020.

  3. Transition from the informal to the formal economy - Theory of change

    29 January 2021

    This umbrella theory of change provides the main pathways for the transition to formality of workers and enterprises. It is a general framework that can inform the development of theories of change focused on a specific sector, occupational groups, forms of informality or policy areas.

  4. Towards solid social protection floors? The role of non-contributory provision during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond

    21 January 2021

    The COVID-19 crisis has emphasized the importance of guaranteeing access to at least essential health care and to basic income security for all over the life cycle, as stipulated in the Social Protection Floors Recommendation, 2012 (No. 202).

  5. Assessment of the Social Protection System in Georgia

    19 January 2021

    The assessment of a social protection system in the Republic of Georgia carried out at the outset of the COVID-19 global pandemic reiterates the importance of national social protection floors to protect people in case of different risk across the lifecycle and covariate shocks. Social protection floors (SPF) promote four essential guarantees: i) access to essential health care services including maternity benefits; ii) children’s income security through family and child benefits; iii) minimum income security for those who are not able to earn sufficient income; and iv) access to pensions for old age and disability. SPF policies should facilitate effective access to essential goods and services and be implemented in close coordination with other policies enhancing employability, reducing informality and precariousness and creating decent jobs.

  6. Newsletter #4 - December 2020

    31 December 2020

  7. BRICS-ILO Cooperation

    17 December 2020

  8. Gender and youth employment in CIS countries

    14 December 2020

    ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia – Employment Country Reports Series

  9. Webinar 5 presentation: "Introduction to how core PES services have been adapted in response to the COVID-19 crisis"

    02 December 2020

  10. Rapid assessment of the employment impact and policy responses of the COVID-19 pandemic on Armenia

    25 November 2020

    Employment Country Reports Series ILO Decent Work Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia