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. © Rod Waddington 2021

    Child labour rises to 160 million – first increase in two decades

    10 June 2021

    The International Labour Organization and UNICEF warn nine million additional children at risk as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. © M. Crozet / ILO 2021

    “Cataclysmic” COVID-19 crisis demands human-centred recovery policies, says ILO Director-General

    07 June 2021

    The ILO’s Director-General told delegates at the opening virtual plenary sitting of the International Labour Conference that human-centred policies, such as those outlined in the ILO Centenary Declaration, are key to a sustainable and inclusive global pandemic response.

  3. © JannHuizenga 2021

    Slow jobs recovery and increased inequality risk long-term COVID-19 scarring

    02 June 2021

    ILO projections highlight the danger of a COVID-19 labour market legacy of increased geographic and demographic inequality, rising poverty and fewer decent jobs.

  4. Kazakhstan: Combating Child Labour Discussed at Ministry of Labour

    31 May 2021

    On the eve of the World Day Against Child Labour, the Coordination Council to Combat the Worst Forms of Child Labour has held its meeting at the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Kazakhstan.

  5. ROSTRUD and ILO present the Training Manual “The PES and the Future of Work” for historical federal training plan for the employment services

    28 May 2021

    On 28 May, the ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia in partnership with the Federal Service for Labour and Employment (ROSTRUD) organized a virtual presentation of its flagship publication “Public Employment Services and the Future of Work”, with the participation of 150 heads and managers of the regional employment centres from all over Russia.