News room

October 2003

  1. Employers’ Organizations: Ready to Defend Small Business Interests and to Support Women Entrepreneurship

    28 October 2003

    On 28 – 31 October, employers’ organizations representatives from eight countries - Cambodia, People’s Republic of China, LAO PDR, Mongolia, Vietnam (SRO Bangkok); and Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, Uzbekistan (SRO Moscow) met for an interregional workshop in Singapore. The theme of the workshop was very topical: “Enhancing Competitiveness and Decent Work in Small Enterprises in Transition Economies”.

  2. Krasnoyarsk Seminar: Importance of Regional Employers’ Organizations Stressed

    21 October 2003

  3. Krasnoyarsk Seminar: Importance of Regional Employers’ Organizations Stressed

    21 October 2003

    On 21-22 of October in Krasnoyarsk the ILO Subregional Moscow Office and the Analytical Centre for Social Partnership Development conducted a regional seminar in the framework of a joint project sponsored by the Norwegian government. The seminar was devoted to the development of employers’ organizations at the regional level and to raising understanding by the public and public administration of the role of voluntary and independent organizations of employers. The meeting was chaired by Marina Moskvina, Director of the Analytical Centre, which is an incorporated part of the Coordinating Council of Employers Unions of Russia (CCEUR).

  4. International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

    17 October 2003

    In 1992, the UN General Assembly, welcoming the fact that certain NGOs, on the initiative of one of them (the French-based International Movement ATD Fourth World) had, in many States, observed 17 October as World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty, declared that date the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (resolution 47/196 of 22 December). The observance aims to promote awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution in all countries - a need that has become a development priority.

  5. Seminar on Public and Private Employment Services

    09 October 2003

    ‘It is a timely meeting, because today we do not yet have clear solutions of all issues related to the organization of employment services.

  6. Women Changing the World

    03 October 2003

    This was a title of the tenth international conference organized on 2-3 October 2003 by the St. Petersburg Socio-Economic Institute (Rector Elena Kalinina). It should be noted that this activity was included into the list of official events to mark the 300-th anniversary of St-Petersburg. The ILO Subregional Office was represented at the conference by Pauline Barrett-Reid, Director, Irina Melekh, Gender Focal Point, Rimma Kalinchenko, Programme Officer and Desk Officer for Russia, Alexei Bukharov, IPEC (St-Petersburg) Project Coordinator.

  7. Women Changing the World

    02 October 2003

    his was a title of the tenth international conference organized on 2-3 October 2003 by the St. Petersburg Socio-Economic Institute (Rector Elena Kalinina). It should be noted that this activity was included into the list of official events to mark the 300-th anniversary of St-Petersburg. The ILO Subregional Office was represented at the conference by Pauline Barrett-Reid, Director, Irina Melekh, Gender Focal Point, Rimma Kalinchenko, Programme Officer and Desk Officer for Russia, Alexei Bukharov, IPEC (St-Petersburg) Project Coordinator

September 2003

  1. Foreign Labour Migration Seminar in Moscow

    06 September 2003

  2. Foreign Labour Migration Seminar in Moscow

    04 September 2003

    On 4-6 of September 2003 the ILO held at the hotel “National” in Moscow a national seminar on recruitment and foreign employment of the Russian labour force. It was supported by the association of private recruitment agencies (OST) and brought together including 40 participants from the Russian regional private recruitment agencies.

August 2003

  1. Programme ‘Start and Improve Your Business’ in the Belgorod Region

    30 August 2003

    During the market reform much importance is attached to acquiring new business skills. In developed countries people grow up in a market environment; in Russia the business knowledge still lags behind the rapid changes and new emerging problems that need to be resolved.