Occupational Safety and Health
07 December 2023
Ukraine is the 24th country to have ratified Convention NO. 170
01 December 2023
The ILO project “Measurement, awareness-raising and policy engagement to accelerate action against child labour and forced labour” (MAP16) funded by USDOL generated critical knowledge to inform policies and supported concrete measures to address child labour in Serbia, also paving the way for further action.
International Labour Standards
North Macedonia ratifies ILO Convention 190 on Eliminating Violence and Harassment in the world of work
20 October 2023
Following the Macedonian Parliament ratification of ILO Convention 190 on Eliminating Violence and Harassment in the World of Work in June 2023, North Macedonia deposited the instrument of ratification of the Convention with the Director-General of the ILO on 20 October. The country is the ninth in Europe to ratify the Convention, which ensures dignity and respect for all workers.
Local Employment Partnerships
Beneficiary story: With ILO assistance, two young Roma women "embroider" their way into the world of business in Moldova
25 September 2023
Half a year ago, the twin sisters Ana and Anastasia Dohan from the town of Soroca, located in the northern part of Moldova, did not know how to handle the needle and the thread. Today, they create small tales on canvas and shape their future on the job market.
Retrospective on challenges and successes - Interview with Markus Pilgrim, Director of ILO Central and Eastern Europe stepping down
29 August 2023
Markus Pilgrim retires after long and successful service at the ILO. During his tenure as Director, the ILO Central and Eastern Europe Office managed to further raise its profile as a specialised technical agency on world of work issues and to expand its portfolio.
ILO Sustainable and Resilient Enterprises (SURE) Programme
15 August 2023
The massive destruction caused by the war in Ukraine has not prevented employers from taking part in an ILO-supported training programme on business continuity and resilience.
28 July 2023
During a meeting in Kyiv, trade unions and international partners discussed ways to protect workers' rights, during and after the war, and to contribute to the rebuilding of Ukraine
Employment opportunity in Kyiv
27 July 2023
20 July 2023
On 12-13 July, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) held a workshop in Kyiv with key government stakeholders from Ukraine, including the Ministry of Economy to discuss current and future labour market challenges in Ukraine, and the policies and capacities required to address them.
10 July 2023
In July 2023, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) released its 10th Global Rights Index. The report paints a grim picture of workers’ rights around the globe. According to ITUC, Europe is no longer a bastion of workers’ rights.