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. “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.

  2. Employment policy in the spotlight

    08 April 2015

    On April 8, a subregional seminar on the role of trade unions in making national employment policy in the New Independent States started its work in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana.

  3. New issue of ILO-Moscow Newsletter released

    06 April 2015

    We are pleased to share with you the 1st (60) March issue of the ILO-Moscow.

  4. FNPR-ILO Arctic trade union school

    17 March 2015

    From March 17 to 20 Murmansk, a city in the extreme northwest of Russia, hosted the first international Arctic school for young trade unionists organized by the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Russia (FNPR) and the ILO. The event was organized with support of the ILO Moscow Office and at the initiative of the Murmansk Region Trade Union Council and focused on youth employment in a modern economic reality.

  5. 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.