ILO DWT and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

The ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (formerly called the ILO Subregional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia; the new name designated in April 2010) has worked in Moscow since 1959. The Office coordinates ILO activities in ten countries: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.


  1. © Alexandre Syrota 2015

    Youth employment crisis easing but far from over

    08 October 2015

    Despite a mild recovery in the 2012-2014 period, the youth unemployment rate remains well above its pre-crisis level. For millions of young people around the world finding a decent job is still a drawn-out uphill struggle.

  2. Youth employment in Eastern Europe and Central Asia to be discussed in Sochi, Russian Federation

    06 October 2015

    The 5th Regional Network meeting will take place in Sochi, Russian Federation between 13 and 17 October 2015.

  3. © Danilo Urbina 2015

    Ending violence and discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex people

    29 September 2015

    In a joint statement United Nations entities* call on States to act urgently to end violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) adults, adolescents and children.

  4. Eurasian Women’s Forum: Towards Peace, Harmony and Social Well-Being

    24 September 2015

    “At a time when the global economy is still struggling to regain its footing after the massive financial crisis and other economic shocks, and with a new generation of wars and unrest and flows of desperate people around the world, the need for a discussion which aims “Towards Peace, Harmony and Social Well-Being” is urgent, said ILO Deputy Director-General for Policy, Sandra Polaski at the opening of the Eurasian Women’s Forum today.

  5. © Ray Witlin / World Bank 2015

    "Great potential for South-South cooperation to help improve the working lives of millions"

    12 September 2015

    "There is a lot of room for scaling up South-South cooperation and for strengthening interregional cooperation in the global South. Workers and employers and their organizations along with governments all have a role to play in encouraging this expansion," said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the occasion of United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation.