ILO DWT and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

  • 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.

  • “Step Out of the Shadow!” Mobile Theatre in the Pamir Mountains

    Just over a year ago, we reported the mobile theatre’s first performance against informal employment in Tajikistan. Today the theatre has travelled far and wide across the country to reach the most remote mountainous region of Gorno-Badakhshan.

  • Families Empowered to Start Business to Free Children from Hard Work

    The International Labour Organisation (ILO) is helping the local governments in Osh and Kara-Suu District of the Osh Region to introduce child labour monitoring as part of the efforts to implement the Regulation on identification of children and families in hardship. The monitoring allows to identify child workers at risk and provide them with rehabilitation and assistance they need.

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. © 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.

  2. © 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.

  3. 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.

  4. ILO Joined Kyrgyzstan’s 100 Days Against Trafficking in Persons Campaign

    25 January 2019

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) joined Kyrgyzstan’s 100 Days Against Trafficking in Persons National Campaign which took place in September – December 2018. In the course of the campaign, representatives of the ILO which will mark its centenary year called upon the youth activists and government officers to take a more active stance in promoting the fight against the worst forms of child labour and forced labour.

  5. Strengthening the capacity of the national statistical office in Georgia

    25 January 2019

    The ILO organized a 3-day capacity building mission in Georgia to train experts from labour statistics institution on new International Statistical Standards covering key indicators on the labour market and work.