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October 2021

  1. World Day for Decent Work: Prioritizing ILO Global Call to Action

    07 October 2021

    The Trade Union Federation of Uzbekistan held a webinar on post-COVID employment recovery to commemorate the World Day for Decent Work celebrated worldwide on 7 October upon the initiative of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC).

  2. VI Research Conference “Social Labour Conflicts in Russia and Worldwide”

    01 October 2021

    Post-pandemic realities of the world of work, digitization, rise of temporary and precarious employment, global transformation of industrial relations … These trends and mechanisms for settlement and prevention of social labour conflicts were discussed by researchers, statesmen and community leaders of Russia and other countries at the conference which took place on 1 October at the trade unions’ Saint-Petersburg University of the Humanities.

September 2021

  1. ILO Launches a Flagship Course for Social Partners to Boost Interaction with UN System

    25 September 2021

    On 8-24 September 2021, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Training Center in Turin (ITCILO) organized an online training for social partners under the title of “Making the voices of social partners count in UN processes”. The course sought to build the capacities of the social partners in the sub-region to actively participate in the UN reform processes at the national level and meaningfully contribute to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  2. ILO – Uzbekistan cooperation is on track: Decent Work Country Programme for 2021-2025 signed

    22 September 2021

    On 22 September the International Labour Organization (ILO) and its constituents in Uzbekistan – Government, employers’ and workers’ organizations – signed a Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for 2021-2025.

  3. © Dren Pozhegu 2021

    WHO/ILO: Almost 2 million people die from work-related causes each year

    17 September 2021

    The first WHO/ILO global estimates on disease and injury in the workplace outline the level of preventable premature deaths due to exposure to work-related health risks.

  4. Public Employment Services and the Future of Work – What innovations are likely to remain after COVID-19 pandemic?

    14 September 2021

    On 14 September 2021, the International Labour Organization (ILO) organized a training webinar for senior managers and staff of the employment centers in the North-West and Ural Federal regions, Russian Federation. The webinar was devoted to the international experience of reforming Public Employment Services. This was the second in a series of webinars within the framework of the large-scale retraining programme, launched this year by Rostrud.

  5. Uzbekistan ratifies the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention

    14 September 2021

    The Government of Uzbekistan has deposited the instrument of ratification of the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006 (No. 187). The Convention is one of the key ILO instruments on workplace safety and health and commits countries to promote continuous improvement on the issue.

  6. Unemployment and Child Benefits Together Can Sustain Households in Need

    10 September 2021

    The United Nations Joint Programme supports Uzbekistan to reform its social protection system in line with international security standards. Special emphasis is made on unemployment and child benefits as important source of income for families enable to earn or sustain adequate living standards.

  7. From Stand Alone to Joined Up Social Protection and Active Labour Market Services: workshop in Tashkent

    10 September 2021

    Tashkent hosted a workshop on development of integrated social protection and active labour market services based on user-specific needs and improvement of electronic management information systems. The inception workshop was organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) within the UN Joint Programme on Social Protection in Uzbekistan.

  8. © Wayne S. Grazio 2021

    More than 4 billion people still lack any social protection, ILO report finds

    01 September 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed and exacerbated the social protection gap between countries with high and low income levels.