ILO DWT and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

  • Principles of Social Justice Reaffirm Their Relevance in the ILO Centenary Year: Conference in Bishkek

    At a tripartite conference in Bishkek, the International Labour Organisation presented the main conclusions of the Global Commission on the Future of Work’s report “Work for a Brighter Future”. The conference commemorates the ILO centenary and the World Day of Social Justice celebrated annually on February 20.

  • Our story, your story

    ‘To mark the ILO’s Centenary year, we are excited to be launching a new multimedia, interactive website on 9 January that will take you through the past, present and future of the ILO in a way you’ve never experienced before.  The Organization’s work over the decades has affected all of our daily lives – from the working week, to occupational safety and health at work to social protection, and more - so it will be both our story and your story. Join us here on 9 January as we celebrate 100 years of advancing social justice and promoting decent work.’

  • A future of work for Russian youth

    Youth employment remains a priority for the ILO as the Organization moves into its second century.  A project in Russia’s West Siberian region addresses this key future of work challenge by seeking to change employers’ perceptions and creating opportunities for the most vulnerable youth.

  • ILO Director-General on First Ever Visit to Uzbekistan

    TASHKENT (ILO News) – Mr. Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), is on his first ever visit to Uzbekistan.

  • Comprehensive Review of Labour Legislation in Kyrgyzstan

    Further to an agreement between the ILO and the Ministry of Labour, the ILO has conducted a comprehensive review of labour legislation in Kyrgyzstan against relevant ILO Conventions, as well as the realization of the relevant policy decisions. The review results were presented in Bishkek.

  • Regional conference on Labour Inspection in NIS

    The ILO-ACTRAV, in cooperation with the Pan-European Regional Council of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-PERC) organized a regional conference for the ITUC-PERC affiliates in the Newly Independent States (NIS) on 26-27 September in Tbilisi.

  • ILO Deputy Head: alarming gender equality gaps persist across the globe

    Gaps are hindering women to fulfil their aspirations, and preventing societies and economies to be more inclusive, prosperous, peaceful, and secure.

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. Principles of Social Justice Reaffirm Their Relevance in the ILO Centenary Year: Conference in Bishkek

    20 February 2019

    At a tripartite conference in Bishkek, the International Labour Organisation presented the main conclusions of the Global Commission on the Future of Work’s report “Work for a Brighter Future”. The conference commemorates the ILO centenary and the World Day of Social Justice celebrated annually on February 20.

  2. World Day of Social Justice

    19 February 2019

    In a statement marking World Day of Social Justice, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder says decent work is key to achieving sustainable development and social justice, itself a foundation of lasting peace.

  3. © Wayne S. Grazio 2019

    Poor working conditions are main global employment challenge

    13 February 2019

    Progress in reducing unemployment globally is not being matched by improvements in the quality of work, says the International Labour Organization’s World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2019 report.

  4. © UNICEF/UNI112437/Halle'n 2019

    Only one third of children covered by social protection: ILO, UNICEF

    06 February 2019

    A new report by UNICEF and the ILO highlights the critical need to extend social protection to all children.

  5. The Future of Work International Forum in Ufa

    05 February 2019

    The International Forum “Future of Work: Decent Work for All” took place on February 4-5 at the Toratau Congress Hall in Ufa, Republic of Bashkortostan. The forum’s primary goal was to discuss priority problems in the area of industrial relations and the principles of shaping the future of work, as well as to exchange opinions and experience of promoting social dialogue.