News

November 2019

  1. News

    Russia Has Joined ILO’s Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Programme

    12 November 2019

    The Russian Federation will fund five positions for young professionals of the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Ankara, Brussels, Geneva, Moscow and Rome. To that end, the official ceremony for the signature of the Memorandum of Understanding was held in Geneva on 30 October 2019.

  2. ILO100

    Social Dialogue Dimension of the Future of Work Discussed in Armenia

    12 November 2019

    On October 29, Yerevan hosted 10th Conference on Social Partnership. The event organized by the Republican Union of Employers of Armenia (RUEA) with the ILO support, was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the International Labour Organization.

  3. Balkan network of labour disputes agencies

    Peaceful settlement of labour disputes is a faster and cheaper way of coming to an agreement

    08 November 2019

    In October 2019, in Zlatibor, Serbia, the Agencies for Peaceful Settlement of Labour Disputes of Montenegro, North Macedonia, the Republika Srpska-Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which sets the basis for joint terminology and principles for settling labour disputes out of court. Over the last eight years (2010-18), the agencies dealt with about 38,000 cases and resolved 65% of them.

  4. Trade unions

    ITUC wage campaign steps up efforts to increase wages in the Balkans

    07 November 2019

    In 2017, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) launched a global wage campaign to support trade union action to increase wages. Most of the activities had taken place in Asia, Latin America and Africa so far. In July 2019, ITUC extended the wage campaign to the Balkans. The new regional action unfolds in cooperation between ITUC and its regional structure for East and Southeast Europe, the Pan European Regional Council (PERC), supported by the ILO.

  5. Occupational safety and health

    ILO helps expand mine safety training in the Donetsk region of Ukraine

    06 November 2019

  6. News

    ILO’s Trainings Raise Awareness of Employees at Enterprises on Gender Equality

    01 November 2019

    Interviews with KARSAN employees after training revealed that trainings raised awareness of employees on their perceptions of gender roles both on daily life and at work. An employee said he started to ask her wife “how can I help?” instead of “is the dinner ready?” upon returning from work and commented that through such training, inclusion of women at the production line dominated by men would have positive impact both on themselves and enterprise

October 2019

  1. Economic and Social Affairs Platform

    Scaling up social dialogue in the Western Balkans

    25 October 2019

    The Economic and Social Councils of the Western Balkans, the EU Commission, the Regional Cooperation Council and the ILO met at a high-level meeting to assess the progress made and the challenges ahead in efficient tripartite social dialogue in the region. The meeting, held on 24-25 September, 2019 in Skopje, North Macedonia, was the closing event for phase one of the Economic and Social Affairs Platform project, funded by the European Union. The project is about to launch its second cycle to move forward social dialogue and to combat undeclared work. We interviewed two participants from different walks of life to understand their perception of the status of social dialogue and to talk to them about their contributions and future challenges.

  2. © Council of the EU 2019

    ILO100

    Council of the EU welcomes the ILO Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work

    24 October 2019

    The Council calls on the EU Member States to pursue a human-centred approach to the future of work.

  3. News

    Awareness Training Continues at SADA Women Centre

    17 October 2019

  4. News

    SADA Women’s Cooperative Holds Another Session of Capacity Building Training

    17 October 2019