March 2024

  1. Meet the Technical Specialist: Magnus Berge, Workers' organisations

    12 March 2024

    Magnus Berge, Technical Specialist of the ILO Office for Central and Eastern Europe explains how the ILO assist trade unions so that they can promote better working conditions and rights for workers in the sub-region.

February 2024

  1. Voices of beneficiaries: Local Employment Partnership Gradiška, Bosnia and Herzegovina

    29 February 2024

    The EU-funded project “Local Employment Partnerships (LEPs)” implemented by the ILO is designed to reduce unemployment in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The project in the Gradiška city area provided training/retraining opportunities for occupations that were missing from the local labour market, and also provided business management trainings for entrepreneurs based on the “Start Your Business” and “Improve Your Business” methodologies. In the video, beneficiaries of the Gradiška LEP talk about how the training and the financial support they received helped them to find employment or manage their small enterprises.

  2. Meet the ILO Specialist: Maria José Chamorro, Gender equality

    26 February 2024

    Maria José Chamorro is the Gender Specialist of the ILO Office for Central and Eastern Europe. Her mission is to support governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations to design and implement policies to create an enabling environment for women who need to or wish to engage in paid work. In this video, she explains her strategy to achieve that, talks about her results and motivation to work for gender equality.

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    ILO and the Government of Ukraine working towards recovery and decent work in the war-torn country

    22 February 2024

    As the war against Ukraine enters its third year, the ILO and the government of Ukraine are working towards setting the country on a path of recovery and development, through a newly agreed-upon strategy that invests in people, creates quality employment and sustainable enterprises, and improves labour market governance. Watch to find out more.

June 2023

  1. VIDEO Meet the Manager: Quick intro on the Youth Guarantee in the Western Balkans

    29 June 2023

    Daniela Zampini, Senior Employment Specialist of ILO Central and Eastern Europe explains what the Youth Guarantee is and how this policy framework ensures that young people up to the age of 30 integrate into the labour markets of the Western Balkan economies.

May 2023

  1. ILO support to Ukraine during the war

    31 May 2023

    From the start of the aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine, the ILO, thanks to the flexibility of its donors, repurposed its ongoing programmes to respond to the challenges posed by the war.

April 2023

  1. ILO SCORE Programme in Albania

    25 April 2023

    The ILO SCORE (Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises) Programme, funded by Sweden, trained 7 local trainers and worked with 9 companies in the clothing, textile and footwear sector in Albania. The SCORE Programme improves productivity and working conditions in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The key intervention of the programme is the SCORE Training, which combines practical classroom training with in-factory consulting. The Training demonstrates best international practice in the manufacturing and service sectors and helps SMEs to participate in global supply chains.

February 2023

  1. ILO team for Eastern Europe and Central Asia: plans for the next biennium defined (subregional programming meeting, 22-24 February 2023, Tashkent, Uzbekistan)

    24 February 2023

January 2023

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    MEET THE MANAGER: Dorina Nika, ILO Project Coordinator "Access to Justice in Labour Disputes through Mediation and Conciliation in Albania"

    23 January 2023

    Dorina Nika, ILO National Project Coordinator explains what she does to improve access to labour justice for all workers in Albania through amicable dispute resolution with support from the Government of Sweden.

December 2022

  1. Interview with ILO Project Manager on prevention of labour exploitation and human trafficking in Ukraine

    13 December 2022

    ILO Project Manager Zsolt Dudás explains the work he has been doing in Ukraine to prevent labour exploitation and human trafficking of internally displaced and refugee Ukrainians, how the ILO supports the State Labour Inspectorate to provide new services to workers and employers, and his work on occupational safety and health guidelines at the time of war.