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.


  1. Overview of legal framework and procedures of the state labour service of Ukraine on selection, career development, motivation and professional training for staff, with a focus on labour inspectors.

    07 March 2018

  2. Human resources policy of the state labour service of Ukraine with focus on labour inspectors

    07 March 2018

  3. Promoting decent work opportunities for Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian youth in Kosovo

    01 March 2018

    This Resource Guide presents international instruments, good practices, resources and lessons learnt in the field of labour market inclusion of young people, especially of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian in Kosovo. The findings derive from projects of the ILO, its national and international partners and other actors.

  4. ILO Budapest Newsletter 2018 February

    25 February 2018

    This issue reports on ILO programme developments and new projects in the Central and Eastern European region, and features interviews with ILO partners.

  5. What does the new ILO WORLD EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL OUTLOOK – Trends 2018 report say about Central and Eastern Europe?

    05 February 2018

    The ILO's World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2018 takes stock of the current global labour market situation. The report launched during the recent annual meeting of the World Economic Forum raises concerns about the ability of the global economy to generate sufficient jobs. For Central and Eastern Europe the report states that the rebound of economic growth does not lead to major employment increase.

  6. Social dialogue in face of changes on the labour market in Poland. From crisis to breakthrough

    10 January 2018

    Jacek Męcina’s book provides a thorough analytical review of employment and labour market trends, practices and options in the recent history of Poland. His strong call for promoting social dialogue as a basis for policy making is particularly significant.


  1. Wage regulations and practices in the Republic of Moldova

    21 December 2017

  2. Migrant Workers: The Case of Moldova

    11 December 2017

    The report aims to present a profile of migrant workers in terms of demographic and socio-economic characteristics and to estimate the size and nature of labour migration, based on findings of the ILO Labour Force Migration Survey (LFMS) conducted in the Republic of Moldova in the last quarter of 2012.

  3. ILO Budapest Newsletter 2017 October

    19 October 2017

    This issue reports on ILO programme developments and new projects in the Central and Eastern European region, and features interviews with staff.

  4. Long-term unemployment in Central Europe: A review of its nature and determinants in five countries

    01 June 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 218