Resources: Uzbekistan

  1. Uzbekistan ratifies the Safety and Health in Construction Convention, 1988 (No. 167)

    09 June 2022

  2. Uzbekistan Public Work Programme’s major reforms proved effective in responding to COVID-19 job crisis

    09 June 2022

    The Uzbekistan Public Work Programme (PWP) was one of the most effective responses to the job-crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Additional funding, improved strategic management, new areas for public-private employment intensive investments, along with enhanced coordination between employment and social protection policies allowed to double PWP annual coverage. It also guaranteed higher wages and more sustainable and productive employment opportunities. The ILO supported the reform of the Public Works Fund of Uzbekistan through an institutional assessment aimed to develop tailor-made capacity-building strategies and strategic directions for improving services for young men and women.

  3. Training on Soft Skills for Labour Inspectors in Uzbekistan

    04 June 2022

    Fifty six labour inspectors were trained on soft skills in Samarkand city, Uzbekistan.

  4. Promotion of decent work in the Republic of Uzbekistan

    27 May 2022

    On May 27, 2022, a round table dedicated to the development of a Roadmap for 2022-2023 was held at the National Commission on Combating Human Trafficking and Forced Labor on the implementation of a new Decent Work Country Programme in the Republic of Uzbekistan for 2021-2025.

  5. Building trade unions capacity in Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan to recruit informally employed workers into their ranks

    26 May 2022

    More than 40 trade union representatives from Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan convened to develop action strategy with a particular focus on the issue of protecting the rights and recruiting people informally employed in the economy into the ranks of trade unions.

  6. The role of social protection and employment promotion as viewed by the young people of Uzbekistan

    25 May 2022

    Uzbekistan’s large young population can make a significant contribution to the country’s ambitious development plans. This report presents perception of more than 8,000 young people about social protection and employment promotion programmes which can be useful pointers to policy makers and development partners when designing such programmes.

  7. Building Trust in Cotton Fields: The ILO’s engagement in Uzbekistan

    18 May 2022

  8. Better Work Feasibility Study launched in Uzbekistan

    10 May 2022

    The Government of Uzbekistan collaborates with ILO’s Better Work Programme to support the policy of diversification and decent work in the garment sector.

  9. 2021 third-party monitoring of child labour and forced labour during the cotton harvest in Uzbekistan

    28 April 2022

  10. Uzbekistan Public Work Programme proved effective in responding to COVID-19 job crisis

    21 April 2022

    The Uzbekistan Public Work Programme (PWP) was one of the most effective responses to the job-crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.