National Coordinator

Mr Sergiy Savchuk
Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine

Esplanadna St. 8/10, room 1908
Kyiv
Ukraine
01601


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

Ukraine

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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. An additional challenge of recent years has become the strong outward labour migration (about 2.5 Mio people work abroad). The past two years (2018/19) were characterized by promising economic growth of 3.3 percent over two consecutive years. The text continues