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  1. Analysis of the short-term demand for the skilled labor force in Djalal-Abad oblast of the Kyrgyz Republic

    27 August 2020

    In 2019, the “Applying the G20 Training Strategy: A partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation” (Phase 2) Project (G20TS), assisted the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic to develop and pilot a methodology for the analysis of the short-term demand for the skilled labour force. The methodology enabled national stakeholders to improve the planning of TVET enrolment in the Chuy and Jalal-Abad oblasts.

  2. Public Employment Services Role in Overcoming COVID-19 Crisis, and the Future of Work

    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.

  3. Role of social dialogue in supporting employment and advancing towards economic recovery

    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.

Current projects

  1. «From the Crisis towards Decent and Safe Jobs», Phase II

    The development objective of the project is to improve employment opportunities, working conditions and social protection of women and men, by contributing to the implementation of DWCPs in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. The project is supported by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland.


  1. Video

    A frank dialogue in an "Open Space"

    In June 2009 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, the International Labour Organization (ILO) organized a two-day "Open Space" session in which young women and young men, employed, unemployed, with different education, met with policy-makers to discuss most challenging issues in the field of education, career guidance, employment and to develop clear proposals for improving the labour market for young people. The decision makers were so impressed with the volume and quality of the proposals and simply said "Wow!".