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October 2017

  1. © AFP China Xtra 2017

    Sluggish SME development hurts jobs and the economy, ILO says

    09 October 2017

    Investing in workers and innovation, and boosting trade and social dialogue are key to stemming rising global unemployment, the latest edition of the ILO's flagship report shows.

  2. Future of Work through the Eyes of Young Scientists

    06 October 2017

    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".

  3. ILO initiative calls for social partnerships for a future with decent work in Europe and Central Asia

    05 October 2017

    European Regional Meeting endorses policy framework to maximize the benefits and minimize the risks relating to the future of work in the region.

  4. © UNDP Tajikistan 2017

    ILO says economic growth and social progress must go hand in hand in Europe and Central Asia

    03 October 2017

    ILO head says that "full respect of fundamental principles and rights at work is the indispensable base from which all else will flow".

September 2017

  1. Kazakhstan: ILO calls for implementation of Labour Standards

    29 September 2017

  2. Statistical Support to SDGs in Kyrgyzstan

    23 September 2017

    On 21 and 22 September 2017, Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, hosted the ILO seminar “The role of labour market information. Improving the system of labour market indicators”.

  3. 40 million in modern slavery and 152 million in child labour around the world

    19 September 2017

    New data reveal that the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, particularly Goal Target 8.7, will not be achieved unless efforts to fight modern slavery and child labour are dramatically increased.

  4. Two Training Courses in Maternity Protection Held in Tajikistan

    18 September 2017

    Between 12 to 16 September 2017, Tajikistan's cities of Kurgan-Tube and Kalaihum (Darvaz) hosted training courses in "Maternity Protection in the Social Security Dimension" as part of constituents' capacity building in dealing with social protection issues.

  5. Business Skills Course Completed by 129 Trainers in Russia

    15 September 2017

    Between 14 August and 2 September 2017, teams of participants in the You Are an Entrepreneur programme in five Russian regions, including Moscow, St. Petersburg, Stavropol, Novosibirsk and Samara, attended the ILO’s Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) courses.

  6. ILO to convene landmark event on “The Future of Work We Want: Workers’ perspective in the Europe and Central Asia” on 12-13 September

    08 September 2017