Ukraine resources

  1. Enabling the participation of women in the labour market by expanding childcare services

    05 June 2023

    The ILO provides support to the development and pilot-testing of affordable childcare service models, the adoption of care legislation and policies, and the formalisation of the care sector.

  2. ILO Brief: Violations of fundamental principles and rights at work at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant and in Enerhodar city in Ukraine, temporarily occupied by the Russian Federation

    01 June 2023

    Ukrainian trade unions report that fundamental rights of Ukrainian workers in the areas temporarily occupied by the Russian Federation are frequently and repeatedly violated.


    Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant workers subjected to forced labour by Russian forces, say trade unions

    01 June 2023

    The ILO expresses grave concerns about civilian casualties and the severe impact of the Russian Federation aggression on workers and employers who risk their lives to continue working and operating.

  4. ILO support to Ukraine during the war

    31 May 2023

    From the start of the aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine, the ILO, thanks to the flexibility of its donors, repurposed its ongoing programmes to respond to the challenges posed by the war.

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    “Ukraine works!” 5-year ILO project closes with improved occupational health and safety standards and more effective State Labour Inspectorate

    30 May 2023

    The EU-funded project provided assistance to strengthen the Ukrainian State Labour Inspection with the long-term objective of contributing to a safe, healthy and declared work in Ukraine. In addition, the project had to respond to some of the challenges posed by the war of the Russian Federation against Ukraine. It informed Ukrainian refugees about the danger of forced labour and human trafficking, helped enterprises with business continuity during martial law, and piloted psychosocial support for workers.

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    New project signed to assist Ukraine with new labour code and better compliance with International Labour Standards

    09 May 2023

    With support from Canada, the ILO launched a 2-year project that will promote compliance with fundamental principles and rights at work throughout the process of modernizing labour legalisation in Ukraine.

  7. ENG PSS Pilot Final Report

    24 April 2023

  8. ILO Budapest Newsletter 2023 March

    23 March 2023

    This issue, among others, reports on the ILO response to the crisis in Ukraine caused by the aggression of the Russian Federation, after one year of war. The newsletter also introduces programme results and new projects, including an EU- and SIDA-funded 5-million EUR project in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and new collaborations with SECO and GIZ. Fresh publications and new staff are also featured in the newsletter.

  9. “With care for yourself and everyone”: how the ILO helps preserve and strengthen mental health of medical workers in Ukraine

    18 March 2023

    In November 2022, the ILO Project, financed by the EU, launched in Ukraine an initiative to pilot the development and implementation of psychosocial support (PSS) at workplace programmes in war and post-war times. Twelve enterprises from the public sector, health care, education and information technology employing 9,654 staff joined the pilot.

  10. Project evaluation 2022

    27 February 2023

    Learn how the stakeholders and beneficiaries evaluated the implementation of the ILO Project during 2022 and what recommendations they proposed.