News room

November 2020

  1. Effects of COVID-19 on Tajikistan’s Health Care and Health Workers. Pandemic Response, Social Dialogue and Policies to Promote Occupational Safety and Health of Tajikistan’s Health Workers at Work

    03 November 2020

    On November 3, 2020 the Nationwide Committee of Tajikistan’s Health Care and Social Protection Workers Union supported by the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) in Dushanbe held a video conference “Effects of COVID-19 on Tajikistan’s Health Care and Health Workers. Pandemic Response, Social Dialogue and Policies to Promote Occupational Safety and Health of Tajikistan’s Health Workers at Work”.

  2. 9th BRICS Trade Union Forum

    02 November 2020

    The forum was attended by 106 delegates representing 13 national trade union centres which bring together almost 400 million workers, and by honorary guests from Russia and beyond.

October 2020

  1. An assessment of the social protection system in Uzbekistan. Based on the Core Diagnostic instrument (CODI). A joint report by ILO, UNICEF, and the World Bank

    30 October 2020

    The reform of the social protection system has been on the government reform agenda for the last two years. Now, in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in Uzbekistan, it is gaining more urgency.

  2. ILO Launches a Knowledge-Sharing Platform to Facilitate Transition to Formality in the Sub-Region

    28 October 2020

    The roundtable “Towards Integrated Strategy for the Transition to Formality” held on October 28, 2020, marked the launch of a platform for enhancing cooperation between Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Azerbaijan on exchanging knowledge, technical expertise, and good practices in transitioning to formal economy.

  3. Georgian Judges exchange views on legislative reforms

    25 October 2020

    Fifteen judges from a number of City and Appellate Courts in Georgia, came together virtually on October 24 -25 to learn about amendments to the Labour Code adopted on 29 September 2020 and exchange views on the impact of these amendments on cases before them. The exchange was organized jointly by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the High School of Justice of Georgia.

  4. ILO Supports a Knowledge Exchange Platform for Young Researchers

    09 October 2020

    The 11th interuniversity roundtable, "Russian Labour Market through the Eyes of Young Scientists," was held at the Moscow State University (MSU) on October 9, 2020, as part of the XV Science Festival "Labour and Man through the Eyes of Young Scientists: Creativity in a New Reality".

  5. © BRICS 2020

    BRICS commitment to jobs, social protection & social dialogue welcomed by ILO

    09 October 2020

    Higher levels of international cooperation and solidarity will be needed to meet the challenge to labour markets posed by COVID-19, says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.

  6. © Nenad Stojkovic 2020

    Let’s talk about mental health in the workplace

    09 October 2020

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, underlines the importance of looking after our mental health at a time when stresses are rising because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  7. ILO presented report on Women and Work in Uzbekistan: Towards Gender Equality and Decent Work for All

    08 October 2020

    Uzbekistan has taken significant steps to improve women’s situation in the world of work, yet gender gaps remain. Gender-equitable socioeconomic development will require promoting decent work and a social protection floor for all, and addressing gender biases in laws, policies, institutions, and practices, says new report on Women and Work in Uzbekistan launched in Tashkent today.

  8. Partnerships between Public Employment Services and Employer and Business Membership Organizations save jobs and help enterprises remain sustainable

    07 October 2020

    On 7 October 2020, ILO Moscow conducted the second of five training webinars devoted to the PES Role in Overcoming the COVID-19 Crisis and the Future of Work. PES representatives and practitioners from the Commonwealth of Independent States, international experts and ILO officials discussed and exchanged good practices on how PES are adapting their communication and programmes with enterprises to better respond to the COVID-19 crisis.