ILO DWT and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

  • A Report to Develop Social Protection Floors Presented in Bishkek

    An analytical report to develop social protection floors was presented on February 20, 2018 at a round table in Bishkek. The event was dedicated to the World Day of Social Justice initiated by the Kyrgyz Republic.

  • Meeting in the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

    On January 19, 2018, Alexander Shokhin, President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE) had a meeting with Deborah France-Massin, Director of the ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ILO/ACTEMP).

  • A Historical Day of International Cooperation in Azerbaijan

    On 15 December 2017, the ILO together with the UNDP and the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection (MLSPP) of Azerbaijan signed a letter of Intent, making a commitment to developing their cooperation in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Agenda in Azerbaijan and supporting the MLSPP in the implementation of the National Employment Strategy and expanding the country’s self-employment programme.

  • 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"  . 

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. A Report to Develop Social Protection Floors Presented in Bishkek

    20 February 2018

    An analytical report to develop social protection floors was presented on February 20, 2018 at a round table in Bishkek. The event was dedicated to the World Day of Social Justice initiated by the Kyrgyz Republic.

  2. ILO Global Commission tackles the changes needed for a fair future of work for everyone

    20 February 2018

    The Global Commission on the Future of Work convened for the second time at ILO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, 15-17 February.

  3. © Huang jiexian / Imaginechina 2018

    Social justice for migrant workers is in everyone’s interest

    20 February 2018

    Fair treatment for the world’s 150 million migrant workers is in everyone’s interest, and requires labour migration to be well-governed and effective, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  4. © Carsten ten Brink 2018

    ILO reports important progress on child labour and forced labour in Uzbek cotton fields

    13 February 2018

    Monitoring team finds strong political will from central government to end fundamental labour rights’ violations during the 2017 cotton harvest: Child labour is no longer an issue, while forced labour is being systematically addressed.

  5. How to promote Social Dialogue in Georgia

    12 February 2018

    Georgia recently ratified the ILO Convention on Tripartite Consultation N°144. In this interview, Irakli Petriashvili, President of the Georgian Trade Union Confederation (GTUC) shared his views about the benefits of social dialogue in Georgia. As President of the ITUC’s Pan European Regional Council-PERC, M. Petriashvili also stressed the role of governments and social partners in strengthening social dialogue and tripartism in the Eastern Europe region.