ILO DWT and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

  • Uzbekistan and ILO to Draft New Decent Work Country Programme for 2017-2019

    The Government of Uzbekistan and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have launched preparations for a new Decent Work Country Programme (DCWP), said a representative of the Republic's Federation of Trade Unions to RIA Novosti.

  • Training Seminar on Eliminating Child Labour in Tajikistan

    On 11 August 2016, Khorog, the capital city of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region of Tajikistan, hosted a training seminar on the elimination of child labour in agriculture and the implementation of the National Plan for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCL) at farms.

  • Russian Federation: Towards more protection of young workers

    MOSCOW(ACTRAV INFO)-A youth forum in the Far-Eastern Federal District of the Russian Federation from 21-23 June 2016 highlighted the need to protect the rights of young workers. The meeting was organized by the ILO’s Bureau for Workers ‘Activities (ACTRAV) in cooperation with the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Russia (FNPR).

  • New opportunities, new perceptions: A wage subsidy programme for young job seekers in Kalmykia

    Millions of young people around the world are facing the same problem: no job and few job prospects when they enter the labour market. It's especially frustrating for young people with high academic qualifications. Increasingly, they are learning that getting the highest education possible is no longer a guarantee of getting a good job. But an innovative strategy built on partnerships from all levels of society is changing that, and changing young people's perceptions of what kind of job is most suitable for them. (Closed Captioning available)

  • Kyrgyzstan: Training for Social Workers

    The Ministry of Labour and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic, in partnership with the Union of Social Educators and with technical support from the ILO, has completed the training of social work specialists in the basic course "Identification and Social Support of Families and Children in Difficult Situations."

  • An Awareness Campaign against the Worst Forms of Child Labour Held in Kyrgyzstan

    The ILO/IPEC provided technical support to a number of awareness-raising events in Kyrgyzstan as part of the Inter-Ministerial Action Plan to Prevent the Involvement of Children in the Worst Forms of Child Labour for 2016-2018.

  • End child labour in supply chains: It’s everyone’s business

    "Acting together, it is within our means to make the future of work a future without child labour," says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the occasion of World Day against Child Labour.

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. © Scott Wallace / World Bank 2016

    Global youth unemployment is on the rise again

    24 August 2016

    Ongoing ILO research shows that after a number of years of improvement, youth unemployment is set to rise in 2016 and young people are disproportionately affected by working poverty.

  2. Uzbekistan and ILO to Draft New Decent Work Country Programme for 2017-2019

    18 August 2016

    The Government of Uzbekistan and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have launched preparations for a new Decent Work Country Programme (DCWP), said a representative of the Republic's Federation of Trade Unions to RIA Novosti.

  3. Training Seminar on Eliminating Child Labour in Tajikistan

    11 August 2016

    On 11 August 2016, Khorog, the capital city of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region of Tajikistan, hosted a training seminar on the elimination of child labour in agriculture and the implementation of the National Plan for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCL) at farms.

  4. Round table on the implementation of international labour standards in Uzbekistan

    10 August 2016

    A round table on progress in the cooperation between Uzbekistan and the International Labour Organization (ILO) was held again this year in Tashkent on 4 August 2016.

  5. © T. Lee 2016

    ILO Director General: Delivering economic and social justice for indigenous and tribal peoples through decent work

    09 August 2016

    "Together, by building bridges and strengthening partnerships, guaranteeing equal access to education and most importantly, by empowering indigenous and tribal peoples through decent work, we can surmount the challenges ahead," says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.