Publications

The ILO publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals relevant to the world of work in Central and Eastern Europe. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested in hard copy from the Communication office of ILO DWT/CO-Budapest. All publications of the DWT/CO-Budapest are available in Labordoc, database of ILO publications.

2021

  1. A synergy of growth and employment opportunities. A market systems analysis of the berry sector in the Republic of Moldova

    05 May 2021

    With funding from the British Embassy Chisinau through the UK’s Good Governance Fund, the ILO was tasked to conduct a market systems analysis of the berry sector in the Republic of Moldova. The aim of this study was to better understand the market constraints that limit job creation, higher incomes and greater productivity within the sector, particularly in relation to women and persons with disabilities. The study identifies a practical set of evidence-informed actions that address and remove those constraints.

  2. Sweetening the potential for decent work. A market systems analysis of the honey sector in the Republic of Moldova

    05 May 2021

    With funding from the British Embassy Chisinau through the UK’s Good Governance Fund, the ILO was tasked to conduct a market systems analysis of the honey sector in the Republic of Moldova. The aim of this study was to better understand the market constraints that limit job creation, higher incomes and greater productivity within the sector, particularly in relation to women and people with disabilities. The study identifies a practical set of evidence-informed actions that address and remove those constraints.

  3. Collective bargaining in Germany and Ukraine: Lessons learned and recommendations for Ukraine

    12 April 2021

    The country studies of the report describe the legal frameworks of collective bargaining in Germany and Ukraine, the main actors including the state, the actual levels of bargaining and the articulation between these levels, the coverage by collective agreements, the content of the agreements and also soft factors like trust among social partners. They also contain case studies on collective bargaining in two sectors: the metal and construction industries.

  4. Evolving challenges and expectations facing Macedonian enterprises during the COVID-19 pandemic

    26 March 2021

  5. ILO Budapest Newsletter 2021 March

    11 March 2021

    This issue reports on ILO response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Central and Eastern European region. It introduces programme results and new projects, and features ILO resources related to the pandemic, fresh publications and new staff.

  6. Assessment of the Social Security Responses to COVID-19

    08 March 2021

    The report reviews the COVID-19 situation and economic data, the social security and related measures implemented to address the economic and social consequences of the COVID-19 pandemics during the first lockdown in the second quarter of 2020.

  7. Legal analysis of the regulation and implementation of “teleworking” in Montenegro’s Labour Framework

    08 March 2021

  8. COVID-19 and the World of Work: Assessment of the Employment Impacts and Policy Responses BOSNIA and HERZEGOVINA

    02 March 2021

    The report shows that due to the lockdowns related to the pandemic, Bosnia and Herzegovina registered job losses higher than the average in the six Western Balkan economies. It offers five policy options for supporting enterprises, jobs, and incomes during the reactivation phase.

  9. Towards sustainable tourism in Albania’s Vjosa River Region

    19 February 2021

    An analysis of the key constraints and opportunities to create more and better jobs in the region around Europe’s last wild river

2020

  1. ILO Budapest Newsletter 2020 December

    15 December 2020

    This issue reports on ILO response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Central and Eastern European region. It introduces programme results and new projects, and features fresh publications and new staff. Labour migration and an interview with the new UN Resident Coordinator are in the focus of this edition.