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. “Creation of decent jobs and redressing inequalities are two challenges we are likely to face in the years to come”

    21 May 2015

    ILO Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia Heinz Koller addressed the Employment session at the VIII Astana Economic Forum. He highlighted key global employment challenges that have become more manifest in the post-crisis context and are likely to be central to the labour market in the years ahead.

  2. ILO warns of widespread insecurity in the global labour market

    19 May 2015

    How is the world of work changing? Are permanent contracts the norm or the exception? Read the new World Employment and Social Outlook 2015 (WESO).

  3. © Armend NIMANI / AFP 2015

    LGBT workers entitled to equal rights and benefits at the workplace

    17 May 2015

    Statement by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the occasion of the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia.

  4. Mothers and children need more – not less – social protection

    07 May 2015

    As several countries around the world prepare to celebrate Mother’s Day, two new ILO studies provide new global and country data that point to the urgent need to increase social protection for mothers and children.

  5. World Day for Safety and Health at Work2015. Building a culture of prevention on occupational safety and health

    28 April 2015

    The news is punctuated periodically by intense coverage of dramatic, heartbreaking stories that capture global attention: health workers infected while caring for patients with deadly diseases, trapped miners who may or may not resurface, factorybuilding collapses, plane crashes, explosions of oil rigs and nuclear accidents.