Welcome to the Kazakhstan page! The ILO acitivities in Kazakhstan are coordinated by the ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia. More
23 July 2020
On 23 July, the ILO Moscow launched a new series of webinars devoted to the PES Role in Overcoming the COVID-19 Crisis and the Future of Work. The webinar was attended by about 70 representatives of Labour Ministries, workers and employers’ organizations, public em-ployment services, research community and UN agencies from 10 countries served by the ILO Moscow Office.
13 July 2020
On 13 July, the ILO Moscow concluded a series of five webinars “From the immediate crisis response to COVID pandemic towards economic recovery, with decent work in focus” by con-ducting the fifth webinar dedicated to the role of social dialogue in supporting employment and advancing towards economic recovery, including sharing of international experience of Scandi-navian countries and the Russian Federation.
30 June 2020
On 30 June, the ILO Moscow delivered the fourth out of five webinars “From the immediate crisis response to COVID pandemic towards economic recovery, with decent work in focus”, dedicated to promoting social protection programmes and employment policies through secured fiscal space, including international experience and policy considerations. The webinar was attended by about 70 representatives of Labour Ministries, workers’ and employers’ organizations, other line ministries and agencies, research community and UN agencies from 10 countries served by the ILO Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
The technical cooperation project, funded by the OAO Lukoil and implemented by the ILO, seeks to improve the effectiveness of youth employment policies and programmes in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation to establish a framework for regional cooperation and knowledge sharing on youth employment.
This review of the youth labour market in the Republic of Kazakhstan and of the policies and institutions for youth employment is part of the work that
supports the ILO member states in collecting information on, and analysing, the effectiveness of country policies and programmes, including those undertaken
through voluntary multi-country peer reviews.
There is a deep tradition of putting children to work in Central Asia. Across the region, hundreds of thousands of children can be found working in the markets, in agriculture and in dangerous, unsafe conditions. But a new initiative in three countries, in Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan is showing promise in changing long held beliefs about child labour and changing's children's lives for the better.