Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia resources

  1. What stops businesses from thriving in North Macedonia?

    08 October 2019

    New ILO report spells out where progress was made and identifies remaining key constraints for enterprise development.

  2. ILO Budapest leaflet

    22 September 2019

    The leaflet describes the mission, geographical focus, resources and interventions offered by the ILO Regional office for Central and Eastern Europe. It enlists its donors and offers testimonies of beneficiaries of the office's interventions.

  3. The enabling environment for sustainable enterprises in North Macedonia

    10 September 2019

  4. What did North Macedonia learn from reforming the minimum wage?

    08 August 2019

    The country in the Southeast of Europe went for a bold reform of the minimum wage system in 2017 and asked the ILO for support in assessing the impact of this policy on income equality and employment. A new ILO study provides encouraging findings.

  5. Assessment of the economic impacts of the 2017 increase in the minimum wage in North Macedonia

    08 August 2019

    This report is the first ILO publication which specifically covers minimum wages in North Macedonia. We trust that this report will serve as a useful reference, particularly for the tripartite constituents as a means of facilitating an ongoing national social dialogue on the development of minimum wage policies in North Macedonia.

  6. © ILO/Marton Kovacs 2020

    The Youth Guarantee in the Western Balkans: five lessons to learn from the case of North Macedonia

    07 August 2019

    Among the many notches that North Macedonia put on its belt in recent years, there is one for being the first non-EU country bent on introducing a fully-fledged youth guarantee (YG). When the Recommendation of the European Union Council compelled EU Member States to put in place a YG, in 2013, Governments and their social partners committed to ensure that all young people would receive a good-quality offer of employment, continued education, an apprenticeship or a traineeship within four months of becoming unemployed or leaving formal education.

  7. ILO Budapest Newsletter 2019 July

    15 July 2019

    This issue reports on ILO programme results in the Central and Eastern European region, introduces a new project, features a new publication, training offers and new staff. It also tells how the ILO celebrates its Centenary.

  8. ITUC Global Rights Index shows workers’ rights are frequently violated in Central and Eastern Europe

    09 July 2019

    The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) released in June its yearly Global Rights Index. For 2019, it shows that Central and Eastern Europe still has a long way to go before workers can access the rights laid down in international labour standards. Yet, there are also positive developments.

  9. Staff voices from ILO Central and Eastern Europe

    13 May 2019

    Learn more about key ILO achievements in the region from interviews with ILO staff: Director of regional office and National Coordinators from 7 countries.

  10. ILO Budapest Newsletter 2019 April

    02 April 2019

    This issue reports on ILO programme developments in the Central and Eastern European region, introduces new projects, and features new publications and interviews with ILO partners.