ILO Budapest Newsletter 2016 September

This issue introduces new ILO projects and publications launched or published in Central and Eastern Europe by the International Labour Organization since June 2016.

2016 September issue online

Table of content

  • Global youth unemployment is on the rise again
    Ongoing ILO research shows that after a number of years of improvement, youth unemployment is set to rise in 2016 and young people are disproportionately affected by working poverty.
  • Protecting the rights of migrant domestic workers in Poland
    Trade unions, government and other social partners have worked together within the framework of a project to promote decent working conditions and human rights protections for Ukrainian domestic workers migrating to Poland. 
  •  ILO and Montenegro celebrate 10 years of cooperation
    Since 2006, the ILO and Montenegro have been working together to create jobs, improve working conditions and promote rights at work.

New ILO projects

  • New project for better labour market governance
    The Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) will work together to further regional cooperation in order to achieve more effective labour market governance in the Western Balkans.
  • Promoting inclusive labour market solutions in the Western Balkans
    A new sub-regional Project will assist the Western Balkan countries and territory to build more inclusive labour markets by promoting an integrated approach to employment and social policies.
  • New ILO projects in Central and Eastern Europe
    The ILO has started to implement four new projects from its Regular Budget Supplementary Account in Albania, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova and Montenegro.

New publications

  • Labour market transitions of young women and men in Ukraine
    This report summarizes the results of a second School-to-work Transition Survey implemented in 2015 in Ukraine and makes comparison to results of the first survey run in 2013.
  • Extending the social security coverage for farmers in the Republic of Moldova
    Farmers and agricultural workers are one of the most disadvantaged groups in Moldova who are not adequately covered by social security.
  • Social security system of Ukraine in 2014–15 and beyond
    In the context of the prolonged and deepening economic downturn, the Ukrainian Government implemented a number of changes in its social security system as part of its austerity measures in 2014 and 2015.
  • Labour market transitions of young women and men in the Republic of Moldova
    This report presents the highlights of two rounds of the School-to-work Transition Survey implemented by the National Bureau of Statistics in 2013 and 2015 in the country.
  • Care needs and migration for domestic work: Ukraine-Poland
    The Ukrainian domestic workers who migrate to Poland face the same difficulties as migrant domestic workers around the world. It includes exposure to violations of human and labour rights, the absence of protection and assistance mechanisms in both home and destination countries, low social status, and the often informal nature of their work.