ILO in Central and Eastern Europe

The ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Central and Eastern Europe provides advisory services to 18 member countries to develop policies and programmes that promote more and better jobs for all women and men. The work of the office focuses on the four strategic objectives of the ILO, promoting rights at work, encouraging decent and productive employment, enhancing social protection, and strengthening social dialogue. Geographically, the office concentrates on the Western Balkans, Moldova, and Ukraine. The office was established in 1993 and is located in Budapest, Hungary, with additional offices in the region. The team currently consists of 60 staff members.

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Upcoming events

  1. "Fostering tripartite social dialogue in the Western Balkans"
    High level meeting of the Economic and Social Councils
    of the Western Balkans

    The conference will focus on the results and achievements in the implementation of the specific actions that the Economic and Social Councils (ESCs) have committed to to improve the functioning and effectiveness of the ESCs. Tripartite delegations, ESC secretariats and ILO officials will attend the meeting.

    Organizer: Employment and Social Affairs Platform (ESAP) 
    Date: 24-25 September, 2019
    Location: Skopje, North Macedonia

ILO100 events in the region

The ILO Centenary and the Future of Work conference
10-12 October, 2019 Zlatibor, Serbia
Organiser: Serbian Labour Law Association, supported by ILO and Austria

Conference "The Future of Work: confronting visions, conflicting policies?"
4-5 December, 2019 Belgrade, Serbia
Organiser: Public Policy Research Center, supported by ILO