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. International Women’s Day. ILO says progress on gender equality at work remains inadequate. Challenges include a “motherhood pay gap”

    08 March 2015

    Two decades after the world’s largest gathering of women adopted a far-reaching agenda for advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment, women are only marginally better off with respect to equality at work.

  2. Kazakh delegation visits Germany

    05 March 2015

    On 1-5 March a delegation from Kazakhstan, accompanied by ILO experts, visited Berlin to study German employment policies. Special focus was put on the German dual education system and employment legislation - issues which are currently high on the agenda in Kazakhstan.

  3. Women trade union leaders from Central Asia discuss promotion of equal opportunities

    28 February 2015

    From February 23 to 27 Moldova’s capital Chisinau hosted a seminar entitled “Decent labour rights of women and promotion of equal opportunities: best practices and prospects.”

  4. Three countries discuss Disability Inclusion

    26 February 2015

    A Workshop on “Inclusion of people with disabilities in the labour market” was held in Sochi, Russian Federation, on 24-26 February 2015.

  5. World Day of Social Justice 2015. “There is no inevitability, no excuse: Forced labour can be stopped”

    20 February 2015

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder vows ILO leadership in fight against forced labour on World Day of Social Justice.