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January 2020

  1. © Chor Sokunthea / World Bank 2020

    Insufficient paid work affects almost half a billion people, new ILO report shows

    20 January 2020

    A lack of decent work combined with rising unemployment and persisting inequality is making it increasingly difficult for people to build better lives through their work, according to the latest edition of the ILO’s global report on employment and social trends.

December 2019

  1. Inequality compromises inclusive growth and social cohesion

    19 December 2019

    The ILO has called for countries to implement a range of measures to tackle inequality, in a joint statement with other international agencies attending the Paris G7 meeting.

  2. Tripartite social dialogue – promoting inclusive decision-making

    16 December 2019

    Fifty representatives from all 10 countries in the sub-region came together in Moscow from December 11-13 to learn from each other how tripartite social dialogue promotes inclusive decision-making.

  3. The Decent Jobs for Youth Knowledge Facility: Learning, sharing, and engaging

    11 December 2019

    Partners of the UN Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth launch knowledge facility, including the ILO toolbox and data finder on youth employment.

  4. Climate Action for Jobs Initiative launched by UN Secretary-General and ILO Director-General

    10 December 2019

    Launched at the COP25 in Madrid, the Climate Action for Jobs Initiative is designed to support countries in implementing their national climate action commitments, while ensuring that jobs, well-being and a just transition remain at the heart of climate responses.

  5. Final knowledge-sharing event of the DW project in Bishkek

    05 December 2019

    On 5 December 2019, the tripartite constituents of the Kyrgyz Republic hosted in Bishkek the final knowledge-sharing event of the project “From the Crisis towards Decent and Safe Jobs, Phase II” funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland and implemented in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan in 2014-2019.

  6. International Conference on Artificial Intelligence

    05 December 2019

    The third international conference “Breakthrough Technologies: Challenges for the Development of Society and Global Governance (EMERTECH 2019)” was held in Moscow on 5 December 2019 by the Primakov National Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Science (IMEMO RAS) in partnership with the Delegation of the European Union to Russia and the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund.

November 2019

  1. The ILO “Employment Academy II” a timely support to the Russian reform of the employment centres

    29 November 2019

    The second ILO Employment Academy organized on 20-22 November 2019 in Moscow in partnership with the Federal Service for Labour and Employment (Rostrud) discussed the achievements and challenges faced during the first year of implementation of the federal reform of the employment centres.

  2. State Secretary-Deputy Minister Andrei Pudov: Russia Is Taking Multi-Faceted Interagency and Interregional Efforts to Develop Social Protection

    26 November 2019

    Andrei Pudov, State Secretary-Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Protection, made this statement during the Global Social Protection Week in Geneva, Switzerland.

  3. Deputy Minister Grigory Lekarev: Russian Ministry of Labour Runs Active Awareness Campaign for HIV/AIDS Prevention at Work

    26 November 2019

    Grigory Lekarev, Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Protection, made this statement at the 5th All-Russia Forum for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment practitioners.