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 presents a new Project to assist Armenia in improving compliance and access to labour justice

    31 March 2021

    On 31 March 2021, ILO Office for Eastern Europe and Central in Moscow organized a virtual meeting to present a new ILO Project being established in Armenia entitled “Helping Protect Armenians’ Rights Together”.

  2. 50 for Freedom forced labour campaign reaches landmark target

    17 March 2021

    Fifty countries have shown their commitment to eradicate contemporary forms of slavery by ratifying the ILO Forced Labour Protocol (P.29). The ratifications have met an initial target set by the 50 for Freedom campaign, which urges governments to take action on forced labour. Sudan became the fiftieth country to ratify.

  3. The 2021-2023 General Agreement Between Government and Nationwide Employer and Worker Associations Signed In Kazakhstan

    12 March 2021

    On March 12, 2021 the National Tripartite Commission for social partnership and regulation of social and industrial relations chaired by Kazakhstan’s Deputy Prime Minister Eraly Tugzhanov held a meeting at which social partners signed the 2021-2023 General Agreement between the Government and nationwide associations of workers and employers.

  4. Equal pay for work of equal value discussed at the ILO webinar in Uzbekistan

    11 March 2021

    On March 11, the International Labour Organization (ILO) organized the second webinar in a series related to equality of opportunity and treatment focused on gender equality. The participants discussed the notion of “equal pay for work of equal value”, its importance and the ways to implement it in practice.

  5. Webinar on social protection in case of job loss was held for government officials in Uzbekistan

    05 March 2021

    On 5 March, the International Labour Organization (ILO) within the UN Joint programme workplan organized a webinar on social protection in case of unemployment. This was a second in a series of technical discussions about social security standards in case of unemployment aiming to provide an overview of the current situation in Uzbekistan's employment sector and, based on that, discuss possible options of unemployment insurance schemes as an integral part of the forthcoming National Strategy for Social Protection.