News room

May 2021

  1. Career or maternity? Both! – Laziza’s story

    17 May 2021

    Laziza (the name has been changed for privacy reasons) is an energetic woman, one of the best HR specialists and an important employee of her company, with 13 years of work experience and a mother of three wonderful children. You wouldn't think so to look at her but, like many working women, she has encountered serious obstacles in accessing her right to paid maternity leave, although employed with a formal labour contract.

April 2021

  1. © KB Mpofu / ILO 2021

    ILO calls for resilient occupational safety and health systems for future emergencies

    28 April 2021

    Better national occupational safety and health policies, institutional and regulatory frameworks, that are also integrated into crisis response, are needed, says the International Labour Organization.

  2. International Labour Organisation supports Labour Inspection Office in Georgia to join global campaign of World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2021

    27 April 2021

  3. ILO Moscow Manual for Public Employment Services

    23 April 2021

    Statement by the ILO Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia, Heinz Koller

  4. Video: Impact of COVID-19 on Employment and Labour Market in the Kyrgyz Republic. Results of the Rapid Assessment

    23 April 2021

    The video summarises the results of the rapid assessment of COVID-19 employment and labour market impacts in Kyrgyzstan to appraise the current and expected effects of this social, economic and employment crisis, and propose policy responses for efficient recovery.

  5. ILO supports conferences at Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) with its analysis of COVID-19’s impacts

    22 April 2021

    On 15 and 21 April 2021, the ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia participated in two conferences held at MSU.

  6. Working towards introducing social protection floors for decent work in Armenia

    21 April 2021

    UN Women, in partnership with the International Labour Organization (ILO), organized an introductory workshop on the National Social Protection Floors Assessment in Armenia on 20 April 2021 in Yerevan, Armenia.

  7. ILO Presents a Flagship Training Manual for Public Employment Services

    16 April 2021

    The ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia is pleased to announce the launch of its flagship publication “Public Employment Services and the Future of Work. Training Manual for the CIS Regional Network for Youth Employment Promotion”.

  8. Key principles and practices on maternity protection discussed at the ILO webinar in Uzbekistan

    08 April 2021

    On April 8, the International Labour Organization (ILO) within the framework of the UN Joint Programme on Social Protection in Uzbekistan organized the third webinar in a series related to mainstreaming gender equality in employment, economic and social policies and legislation. The webinar was dedicated to maternity protection issues, as such measures are necessary to protect the reproductive role of women.

March 2021

  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”.