ILO DWT and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

The ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (formerly called the ILO Subregional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia; the new name designated in April 2010) has worked in Moscow since 1959. The Office coordinates ILO activities in ten countries: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.


  1. ILO and Uzbekistan: cooperation that goes beyond child labour and forced labour

    05 February 2020

    Uzbekistan’s ability to create enough decent jobs will be the key factor to enable and sustain the ongoing reform process. This was stated by the participants of the roundtable “Sustaining reforms through decent work” held on 5 February in Tashkent.

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    Forced and child labour in Uzbek cotton fields continues to fall

    05 February 2020

    Systematic and systemic child and forced labour were not used by the Uzbekistan government during the 2019 cotton production cycle, according to a new ILO report.

  3. Analysis of Demand for and Supply of Skilled Labour Force in the Kyrgyz Republic

    04 February 2020

    The ILO G20TS project assisted Kyrgyz partners to conduct an analysis of demand and supply of skilled labour force in the Chuy region of Kyrgyzstan. Now the national stakeholders are able to take informed decisions to adjust the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) system of the country to the labour market and employers' needs.

  4. ILO launches a Capacity Building Programme for Labour Inspection in Georgia

    04 February 2020

    The International Labour Organization has launched a comprehensive training programme to support the capacity building of the Labour Inspectorate in Georgia.

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    Urgent action needed to tackle poverty and inequalities facing indigenous peoples

    03 February 2020

    Thirty years after the adoption of the only international Convention on the rights of indigenous peoples, a new ILO report finds they are still more likely to be poor and face particular hardships in the world of work.