ILO DWT and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

  • Discussing HIV/AIDS with Motivational Speaker Svetlana Izambayeva

    'One of our greatest weapons against HIV/AIDS is knowledge. It is part of our HIV/AIDS personnel policy that all United Nations staff should be provided with sufficient, updated information to enable you to protect yourselves and your families from HIV infection and to cope with the presence of AIDS,’ reads the UN Personnel Policy on HIV/AIDS.

  • ILO Project Helps Disadvantaged Young People Enter the Labour Market

    The ILO supports the Agency for Employment of the Perm Territory, Russian Federation, in improving its package of programmes and services to the population. For that purpose, the ILO pilots wage subsidy programme with mentorship targeting disadvantaged young people.

  • Working Meeting at the State Duma

    Yaroslav Nilov, State Duma Member (LDPR) and Chair of the State Duma Committee on Labour, Social Policy and Veterans’ Affairs, held a working meeting with Olga Koulaeva, Director of the ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia. They discussed prospects for cooperation between the ILO and the State Duma Committee and plans to host an exhibition at the Duma to mark the ILO's 100th anniversary.

  • Future of Work through the Eyes of Young Scientists

    On 6 October 2017, in the framework of the XII Science Festival,  the Moscow State University with support of the ILO, hosted the International round table "Future of Work through the eyes of young scientists"  . 

  • Two Training Courses in Maternity Protection Held in Tajikistan

    Between 12 to 16 September 2017, Tajikistan's cities of Kurgan-Tube and Kalaihum (Darvaz) hosted training courses in "Maternity Protection in the Social Security Dimension" as part of constituents' capacity building in dealing with social protection issues.

  • Business Skills Course Completed by 129 Trainers in Russia

    Between 14 August and 2 September 2017, teams of participants in the You Are an Entrepreneur programme in five Russian regions, including Moscow, St. Petersburg, Stavropol, Novosibirsk and Samara, attended the ILO’s Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) courses.

  • Formal Employment as a Condition for the Realisation of Social Rights" – Conference in Baku

    On 7 September 2017, a conference "Formal Employment as a Condition for the Realisation of Social Rights" started in Baku.

  • One Team, One Dream

    On 4-6 July 2017, all ILO staff from our subregion, including colleagues working on projects, met for a retreat outside Moscow. The purpose of the retreat was more than important as it was the team-building. The slogan ‘One team, one dream’ had been chosen accordingly.

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. Discussing HIV/AIDS with Motivational Speaker Svetlana Izambayeva

    05 December 2017

    'One of our greatest weapons against HIV/AIDS is knowledge. It is part of our HIV/AIDS personnel policy that all United Nations staff should be provided with sufficient, updated information to enable you to protect yourselves and your families from HIV infection and to cope with the presence of AIDS,’ reads the UN Personnel Policy on HIV/AIDS.

  2. © Nguyen A. / ILO 2017

    The future world of work must be fully inclusive of people with disabilities

    01 December 2017

    “People with disabilities, with their skills and talents, are an important asset to the labour markets today and in the future,” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  3. © Rodrigo Soldon 2017

    ILO welcomes commitment to establishing Centre for Sport & Human Rights

    30 November 2017

    UN agencies – including the ILO – human rights groups, athletes, employers’ and trade union organizations, governments and others, commit to setting up a centre tasked with helping tackle human rights risks associated with sports. The ILO welcomed the announcement, made at a November 30-December 1, 2017 meeting in Geneva.

  4. © Pierre Holtz / UNICEF 2017

    ILO: 4 billion people worldwide are left without social protection

    29 November 2017

    New ILO report shows that massive efforts are still needed to ensure that the right to social security becomes a reality for all.

  5. OSH Standards Updated in Kazakhstan

    28 November 2017

    On 28 November 2017, a government meeting was held in Kazakhstan featuring a report by Minister of Labour and Social Protection Tamara Duisenova about the ongoing efforts to update the country's occupational saferty and health (OSH) standards in accordance with international requirements.