ILO DWT and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

  • 1 December World AIDS Day

    The first TV programme "HIV and AIDS and the World of Work in the Russian Federation" from the TV cycle "HIV/AIDS and the World of Work" was broadcast today at the "Profsouz TV" (Trade Union TV) channel profsouztv.ru

  • 9th BRICS Trade Union Forum

    The forum was attended by 106 delegates representing 13 national trade union centres which bring together almost 400 million workers, and by honorary guests from Russia and beyond.

  • Georgian Judges exchange views on legislative reforms

    Fifteen judges from a number of City and Appellate Courts in Georgia, came together virtually on October 24 -25 to learn about amendments to the Labour Code adopted on 29 September 2020 and exchange views on the impact of these amendments on cases before them.

  • ILO presented report on Women and Work in Uzbekistan: Towards Gender Equality and Decent Work for All

    Uzbekistan has taken significant steps to improve women’s situation in the world of work, yet gender gaps remain. Gender-equitable socioeconomic development will require promoting decent work and a social protection floor for all, and addressing gender biases in laws, policies, institutions, and practices, says new report on Women and Work in Uzbekistan launched in Tashkent today.

  • Productive employment and decent work in Uzbekistan in the post-COVID-19 period

    A range of response measures undertaken by Uzbekistan to mitigate the impact of COVID-19, facilitates strong and fast labour market recovery echo the ILO’s four-pillar policy framework to combat COVID-19. This was stated by the participants of the webinar devoted to the launch of a new report by the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations of Uzbekistan on the impact of COVID-19 on the labour market and efforts made to support Uzbek workers.

  • The Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Russia Marks Its 30th Anniversary: ILO Director General’s Address

    The government, trade unions and employers of Russia have succeeded in creating a robust and effective system of social partnership – Guy Ryder, Director General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), made this assertion in his video address to the delegates of the General Council of the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Russia. The conference celebrating the Federation’s 30th anniversary was held on September 19 at the FITUR headquarters.

  • ILO and Republic of Tajikistan Signed Decent Work Country Programme for 2020-2024

    Today the International Labour Organization (ILO) and its constituents in Tajikistan – Government, employers’ and workers’ organizations – signed a Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for 2020-2024

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.

News

  1. © ILO 2020

    COVID-19 drives wages down, new ILO report finds

    02 December 2020

    Even before the COVID pandemic hit, hundreds of millions of workers worldwide were being paid less than the minimum wage.

  2. 1 December World AIDS Day

    30 November 2020

    The first TV programme "HIV and AIDS and the World of Work in the Russian Federation" from the TV cycle "HIV/AIDS and the World of Work" was broadcast today at the "Profsouz TV" (Trade Union TV) channel profsouztv.ru.

  3. Effects of COVID-19 on Tajikistan’s Health Care and Health Workers. Pandemic Response, Social Dialogue and Policies to Promote Occupational Safety and Health of Tajikistan’s Health Workers at Work

    03 November 2020

    On November 3, 2020 the Nationwide Committee of Tajikistan’s Health Care and Social Protection Workers Union supported by the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) in Dushanbe held a video conference “Effects of COVID-19 on Tajikistan’s Health Care and Health Workers. Pandemic Response, Social Dialogue and Policies to Promote Occupational Safety and Health of Tajikistan’s Health Workers at Work”.

  4. 9th BRICS Trade Union Forum

    02 November 2020

    The forum was attended by 106 delegates representing 13 national trade union centres which bring together almost 400 million workers, and by honorary guests from Russia and beyond.

  5. An assessment of the social protection system in Uzbekistan. Based on the Core Diagnostic instrument (CODI). A joint report by ILO, UNICEF, and the World Bank

    30 October 2020

    The reform of the social protection system has been on the government reform agenda for the last two years. Now, in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in Uzbekistan, it is gaining more urgency.