News room

May 2020

  1. Subregional Webinar “Social Protection Response to impact of COVID -19 crisis”

    22 May 2020

    On 22 May the ILO DWT/CO Moscow held a Subregional Webinar “Social Protection Response to impact of COVID -19 crisis” for the ILO constituents and stakeholders. It was the first webinar in a series of webinars devoted to social protection response to COVID 19 pandemic.

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    ILO issues guidance for safe, healthy, return to work during COVID-19

    22 May 2020

    Return to work policies should be informed by a human-centred approach that puts rights and international labour standards at the heart of economic, social and environmental strategies and ensures that policy guidance is embedded in national occupational safety and health systems.

  3. Webinar on Employment and Labour Market Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

    20 May 2020

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

  4. RSPP Polls More Than 900 Russian Companies

    16 May 2020

    IIn April 2020, the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) conducted a country-wide survey among its members based on the methodology of the International Labour Organization to find out how much the Covid-19 pandemic affected company operations.

  5. Roundtable on Compliance with International Labour Standards by EU and EAEU Member-States in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

    15 May 2020

    On May 15, the application of international labour standards (ILS) by EU and EAEU Member-States within the context of the COVID pandemic was discussed during a round table of le-gal academics, practitioners and a representative of the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  6. A new milestone in the development of employment strategy in Uzbekistan

    15 May 2020

    The large-scale tasks of economic and social reforms in Uzbekistan reinforce the need to transform the model of public employment policy, and in this matter we rely on the ILO technical and expert support. This was stated by the constituents who discussed the background report for the preparation of the National Employment Strategy at the video conference held on 15 May in Tashkent.

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    Plug social protection gaps in developing countries to prevent future crises, ILO says

    14 May 2020

    Strengthened and comprehensive social protection systems will lessen the impact of crises such as COVID-19.

  8. Rapid costing tool for COVID-19 response – a webinar for Kyrgyzstan

    08 May 2020

    On 08 May, 2020, the second webinar entitled Rapid costing tool for COVID-19 response, was held in the framework of a series of webinars for technical experts of the Ministry of Labour and Social Development (MLSD) and the Social Fund of the Kyrgyz Republic.

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    Contagion or starvation, the dilemma facing informal workers during the COVID-19 pandemic

    07 May 2020

    Lockdown measures will worsen poverty and vulnerabilities among the world’s two billion informal economy workers, says the International Labour Organization.

  10. ILO, Armenian Government Discuss Measures to Address COVID-19 Pandemic

    05 May 2020

    On May 5, an online discussion was conducted between the ILO Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia and the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of Armenia to discuss ILO-Armenia cooperation in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.