Ukraine resources

  1. Trade unions in transformation: Experiences from Europe and Central Asia

    31 August 2022

    The aim of this study is to look at seven cases of trade unions actions in Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan in the years immediately before and during the COVID-19 crisis to identify lessons that can be learned for trade union revitalization and recovery from the crisis. This paper looks at positive experiences and innovative examples in a complicated trade union environment where labour and trade union rights are under pressure.

  2. Entrepreneurship training for youth in Ukraine

    29 August 2022

    The ILO project aims to create a more enabling environment for job creation for youth in Ukraine through providing entrepreneurship trainings.

  3. © FEU 2023

    The Ukrainian Federation of employers is helping businesses to keep afloat

    23 August 2022

    Mobilising local producers in the humanitarian effort has saved hundreds of jobs.

  4. Meeting No. 5

    28 July 2022

  5. How does the war against Ukraine impact employment and migration?

    28 July 2022

    In the interview series "3 essential questions" with leading researchers and policy makers from Central and Eastern Europe, the ILO interviewed Nataliia Slaviuk, Economist and Assistant Professor of National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. Nataliia shares her views about the consequences of the war against Ukraine on employment, income, and migration.

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    Trade unions in Ukraine and Moldova use their properties to provide shelter for internally displaced persons and refugees

    28 July 2022

    With ILO support, trade unions in Ukraine and Moldova help internally displaced people and refugees arriving from Ukraine by providing food and shelter. Since the beginning of the hostilities, Ukrainian trade unions provided 10,000 bednights, while Moldovan trade unions arranged 3,000 bednights.

  7. Presentation to the webinar "Preventing exploitation and ensuring decent work for refugees from Ukraine"

    19 July 2022

    On reducing risks of trafficking and forced labour in Ukraine and Moldova – the presentation of Zsolt Dudas, Manager of the EU-funded ILO Project, at the international webinar "Preventing exploitation and ensuring decent work for refugees from Ukraine" (24 June 2022).

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    ITUC Global Rights Index 2022 shows that many workers in Central and Eastern Europe have no access to rights

    19 July 2022

    In July 2022, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) released its yearly Global Rights Index. It shows that in Europe, the most frequently violated rights have been the right to strike and the right to bargain collectively. Through ratifications of ILO Conventions, governments of Central and Eastern Europe made obligations to implement workers’ rights. In reality, many workers face obstacles in accessing their rights.

  9. How Trade Union members are supporting Ukrainians

    19 July 2022

    Since the onset of the Russian aggression and with ILO assistance, trade union members in the construction sector have multiplied initiatives to help the population.

  10. How has the ILO responded to the crisis in Ukraine?

    13 July 2022

    Markus Pilgrim, Director of the ILO Office for Central and Eastern Europe explains the impact of the war against Ukraine on the country's labour market, how the ILO has supported the country, and talks about the support needed in the forthcoming months.