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. World Day for Safety and Health at Work2015. Building a culture of prevention on occupational safety and health

    28 April 2015

    The news is punctuated periodically by intense coverage of dramatic, heartbreaking stories that capture global attention: health workers infected while caring for patients with deadly diseases, trapped miners who may or may not resurface, factorybuilding collapses, plane crashes, explosions of oil rigs and nuclear accidents.

  2. © Scott Wallace / World Bank 2015

    Youth in Eastern Europe and Central Asia face multiple barriers in finding decent jobs

    28 April 2015

    A new ILO report on the transition of young people from school to work in Eastern Europe and Central Asia shows a missed opportunity in absorbing a well-educated youth workforce.

  3. Employers’ organizations work towards improving the enabling environment for sustainable enterprises

    21 April 2015

    Representatives of employers’ organizations from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Montenegro, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan, met in Tbilisi, Georgia, on 20-21 April 2015 at an ILO Sub-regional conference to discuss the Enabling Environment of Sustainable Enterprises (EESE).

  4. “Building a culture of prevention on OSH is a joint commitment by governments, workers and employers”

    14 April 2015

    ILO Deputy Director-General for Policy Sandra Polaski attended the first All-Russian OSH Week, where she highlighted the need to ensure safe and healthy workplaces worldwide.

  5. ILO’s manual “National employment policy” presented in Astana

    08 April 2015

    From April 8 to 12 Kazakhstan’s capital Astana hosted a presentation of the ILO’s manual “National employment policy” and a training on how to use this manual in shaping national employment policy.