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

    15 July 2016

    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)

  2. Russian Federation: Towards more protection of young workers

    05 July 2016

  3. Kyrgyzstan: Training for Social Workers

    30 June 2016

    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."

  4. Councils for promoting youth employment created in Kalmykia

    24 June 2016

    Meetings to set up councils for promoting youth employment were held in Elista, the capital, and two rural districts of Kalmykia, attended by representatives of the Republic's various ministries, employers, trade unions, educational institutions, and youth organizations.

  5. Bishkek: A Round Table Held at the National Statistical Committee

    23 June 2016

    Celebrating its ninetieth anniversary, Kyrgyzstan's National Statistical Committee hosted a round table “Enhancing Public Trust in Official Statistics.