National Coordinator

Mr Sergiy Savchuk
Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine

Esplanadna St. 8/10, room 1908

Tel : (+38 044) 289 85 28
Fax : (+380 44) 289 41 41
Email :
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Ukraine is under the responsibility of the ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Central and Eastern Europe.


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    About the ILO in Ukraine

    Facing a double challenge of a forgotten war and an incomplete economic transition

    Ukraine’s transition to a market economy faces serious political, economic, and security challenges. The country has not yet fully recovered from the sharp economic downturn in 2014/15. The war in the East caused a 16% contraction of GDP and an internal displacement of 2.3 million persons. The strong outward labour migration has become a major challenge (about 2.5 Mio people working abroad). 2018/19 were characterized by promising economic growth of 3.3 percent over two consecutive years, which was offset by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy and the labour market. The text continues