News room

June 2020

  1. Turkmenistan: Webinar on Supporting Enterprises for Rapid Economic Recovery

    15 June 2020

    On 15 June 2020, ILO Moscow organized a webinar for ILO constituents in Turkmenistan. The webinar focused on policy measures to support enterprises and businesses during the economic crisis caused by COVID-19 pandemic, and securing jobs in the context of the crisis. Turkmenistan was represented by the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, social partners, Ministry of Finance, other ministries and agencies.

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    COVID-19 may push millions more children into child labour – ILO and UNICEF

    12 June 2020

    Child labour down by 94 million since 2000, a gain now under threat.

  3. ILO and Uzbekistan assess progress in cooperation during an online meeting

    12 June 2020

    New Decent Work Country Programme will remain the primary framework for the ILO support to the Uzbek constituents. It will set new horizons of cooperation with increased focus on the COVID-19 longer term implications response. This was stated by the participants of the videoconference between Tanzila Narbaeva, Chairperson of the Uzbek Senate and ILO Director-General Guy Ryder held on 12 June.

  4. UNICEF, ILO, UNDP work together with the Government of Uzbekistan on strengthening social protection system

    05 June 2020

    The Joint Programme of the Government and the UN Agencies on strengthening social protection system in Uzbekistan held its first meeting in Tashkent. The meeting focused on the roadmap for preparation of the national social protection strategy 2030.

  5. Extending social security coverage to workers in informal economy - webinar

    04 June 2020

    On 04 June 2020 the ILO DWT/CO Moscow held a Subregional Webinar “Extending social security coverage to workers in informal economy”. This was the second webinar in a series of webinars devoted to social protection response to COVID-19 pandemic.

  6. Peer-to-peer Exchange among Trade Unions in the Context of the COVID-19 Crisis

    02 June 2020

    On June 2, an online discussion was conducted between the Federation of independent trade unions of Tajikistan (FITUT) and the Federation of trade unions of the Republic of Uzbekistan (FTUU). They discussed trade union experiences of protecting workers against COVID-19 in the workplaces and promoting measures to mitigate the impact of social-economic crises on the most vulnerable workers and their families.

  7. Webinar on the Role of institutions, including PES, in protecting jobs and delivering services to vulnerable groups

    01 June 2020

    ILO Moscow continues the series of five webinars “From the immediate crisis response to COVID pandemic towards economic recovery with decent work in focus”.

May 2020

  1. Distance training for Tajikistan on reporting on ratified ILO Conventions

    30 May 2020

    Reporting on the application of ratified Conventions in national law and practice is an obligation under the ILO Constitution. Distance training was provided to support Tajikistan in improving the frequency and quality of its reporting.

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    ILO: More than one in six young people out of work due to COVID-19

    27 May 2020

    The ILO’s latest analysis of the labour market impact of COVID-19 exposes the devastating and disproportionate effect on young workers, and analyses measures being taken to create a safe return to work environment.

  3. Functional Self-Assessment for Public Works Fund Launched in Uzbekistan

    26 May 2020

    Designed by ILO specialists, the PWF functional self-assessment methodology was introduced amid COVID-19 pandemic to the management and specialists of the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations at a webinar on May 26, 2020.