News room

November 2021

  1. © ILO 2022

    Stigma and discrimination remain major issues for workers with HIV/AIDS

    30 November 2021

    A report by the International Labour Organization and the opinion poll company, Gallup, reveals persistent HIV-related stigma and discrimination in the world of work.

  2. ILO Addressees International Web Forum to Mark Ratification by Uzbekistan of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

    19 November 2021

    Olga Koulaeva, Director of the ILO Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, addressed an International Web Forum (in hybrid format) coinciding with the ratification by Uzbekistan of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, World Children’s Day and UNICEF’s 75th anniversary. The forum was organized by “Zamin” International Public Foundation in cooperation with the Government of Uzbekistan.

  3. 109th International Labour Conference to resume

    18 November 2021

    Inequalities and skills for lifelong learning will be the key discussions during the second part of this year’s ILC.

  4. ILO Moscow all-staff motivational team building event

    17 November 2021

    The online all-staff motivational event took place on 15 and 17 November 2021.

  5. CIS countries shared progress on transition to formality during the inter-regional dialogue with the BRICS

    16 November 2021

    On 16 November 2021, representatives of the tripartite constituents from Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, the Russian Federation and Uzbekistan discussed the progress on transitioning to the formal economy with their BRICS counterparts during the BRICS-CIS knowledge exchange series on formalisation, jointly organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Training Center in Turin (ITCILO).

  6. Three Employers’ Organizations Launch Their New Websites

    11 November 2021

    All three websites – in Armenia, Georgia and Kazakhstan – were developed with the expertise and know-how of the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  7. © Vitor Marinho 2022

    ILO reaches ratification target for landmark social security Convention

    08 November 2021

    Paraguay has become the 60th country to ratify the flagship ILO social security Convention, No.102, reaching a target set in 2012 by the ILO’s Governing Body.

  8. Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Labour and Social Protection and the ILO Have Discussed Cooperation Plans for 2022

    03 November 2021

    Akmadi Sarbasov started off by stressing the importance of cooperation between the ILO and Kazakhstan. While 24 conventions were ratified and the underlying obligations integrated into the national legislation over the period of cooperation, Kazakhstan is currently in progress of becoming a party to Convention No. 175 on part-time work.

  9. Armenia: ILO social security standards as a guiding framework to implement the human right to social security

    02 November 2021

    On 2 November, representatives from the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, the Republican Union of Employers of Armenia and the Confederation of Trade Unions of Armenia participated in a tripartite meeting to discuss ILO social security standards as a guiding framework to implement the human right to social security.

October 2021

  1. Formalizing Informal Economy: A Round Table in Kyrgyzstan

    28 October 2021

    More than 50 representatives of public agencies, business associations, trade unions and international organizations gathered on 28 October to discuss the problems of informal economy formalization in Kyrgyzstan at the online round table on transition to formality organized jointly by JIA Association and ILO..