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.

News

  1. © Marvin Meyer 2021

    Rapid growth of digital economy calls for coherent policy response

    23 February 2021

    The growth of digital labour platforms is presenting opportunities and challenges for workers and businesses and a need for international policy dialogue.

  2. The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan signed a Decree “On measures to improve the system of social protection of the population of the Republic of Uzbekistan for 2021-2030”

    17 February 2021

    Tashkent, 17 February 2021 – The President of Uzbekistan signed a Decree “On measures to improve the system of social protection of the population of the Republic of Uzbekistan for 2021-2030”. The decree approves the Concept Note of the National Strategy of Social Protection (NSSP) for 2021-2030, the roadmap for drafting the NSSP and composition of the Republican working group to develop NSSP. The Concept Note developed by the Ministry of Finance in cooperation with the UN Joint Programme on Strengthening Social Protection in Uzbekistan.

  3. © ILO 2021

    ILO achieves carbon neutrality

    08 February 2021

    The ILO’s efforts are part of a broader UN strategy – Greening the Blue – to erase the carbon footprint of its agencies.

  4. Systemic forced labour and child labour has come to an end in Uzbek cotton

    29 January 2021

    Almost two million people are recruited every year for the annual cotton harvest in Uzbekistan. The country managed to accelerate the fight against child and forced labour during the 2020 cotton production cycle, according to a new ILO report.

  5. ILO and Uzbekistan: Assessing progress towards ending forced labour, promoting sustainable and inclusive employment, expanding social protection and strengthening labour inspection

    27 January 2021

    Uzbekistan's commitment to fostering decent employment opportunities and adhering to labour standards is unwavering. This was stated by the participants of the videoconference “Towards Sustainable Development through Decent Work” held on 27 January 2021.