ILO Budapest Newsletter 2022 March

This issue reports on the work of the ILO Office for Central and Eastern Europe in Ukraine disrupted by the war, introduces a new project, programme results, several beneficiary stories, features fresh publications and new staff. Videos with Project Managers inform viewers about what the regional office undertook to improve work opportunities in Ukraine and Montenegro.

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NOTE FROM THE EDITOR

The Office is committed to react fast to the catastrophic events unfolding in Ukraine, working on a first response package including humanitarian aid and income support in the country as well as integration of refugees in education and labour markets of receiving countries. This newsletter issue features new beneficiary stories from Moldova that eloquently speak to the impact the ILO is making on the ground.

DISRUPTED: RESULTS OF OUR RECENT WORK IN UKRAINE FROM BEFORE THE WAR

With ILO support, the Confederation of Employers of Ukraine is the first Ukrainian business association coming out with a Code of Practice that assists member companies in the inclusion of women in the workforce and in management.  

Sweden supports an inception phase to identify economic sectors that have a high potential for creating productive and decent employment in Ukraine. 

NEW RESULTS

Workplaces should be free from abuse: Albania third in Europe to ratify ILO Convention No. 190 on Eliminating Violence and Harassment in the world of work.
 

A new diagnostic report of the Serbian Employers’ Association shows the major obstacles for doing business and creating jobs in the largest economy of the Western Balkans.
 

Laying the foundation for safer workplaces in Moldova - Labour Inspectorate and ILO launch a new IT platform on work accident reporting.
 

VIDEO: Lack of skilled workers limits IT sector growth in Bosnia and Herzegovina. BIT Alliance and ILO jointly analyzed the skills deficits in the IT industry and identified priority interventions. 

INFOGRAPHICS: OUR WORK IN FIGURES 2021
 
BENEFICIARY STORIES    

NEW PROJECT SIGNED

Videos with Nina Krgovic speaking about her work in modernizing the National Employment Agency in Montenegro. Dzemal Hodzic takes stock of the ILO efforts on supporting the Ukrainian labour markets for more and better job creation. 

THREE ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS

In our "3 Essential Questions" series we interview leading policy makers and researchers. Pola Schneemelcher, Project Manager at Institute for Macrofinance, Berlin, Germany explained current trends in EU youth policy.

FRESH OFF THE PRINTING PRESS

NEW STAFF