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October 2021

  1. Work and Employment Forum “Future of Work in Russia”

    27 October 2021

    On 27 October Olga Koulaeva, Director of the ILO Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, made a presentation at the Work and Employment Forum “Future of Work in Russia”.

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    ILO: Employment impact of the pandemic worse than expected

    27 October 2021

    Ahead of the G20 Leaders’ Summit, ILO warns on stalled global labour market recovery and significant disparities between advanced and developing economies.

  3. ILO presented a Global Call to Action for a Human-Centred Recovery at Lomonosov Moscow State University conferences

    26 October 2021

    On 8 and 26 October 2021, ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (DWT/CO-Moscow) contributed to two conferences held by Moscow State University (MSU), presenting a human-centred approach to recovery.

  4. ILO Employment Policy Convention and ILO-Armenia cooperation discussed in Yerevan

    21 October 2021

    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, held on 21 October, to discuss the ILO Employment Policy Convention and its relevance for the future ILO-Armenia cooperation agenda.

  5. Employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia Raise Awareness on Occupational Safety and Health

    11 October 2021

    Tbilisi, Georgia - Two series of trainings on national and international legislation on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) were launched on 11 October 2021 in Tbilisi. More than 20 employees of the Human Rights Protection and Investigation Quality Monitoring Departments of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia will raise their awareness of the national OSH legislation.

  6. World Day for Decent Work: Prioritizing ILO Global Call to Action

    07 October 2021

    The Trade Union Federation of Uzbekistan held a webinar on post-COVID employment recovery to commemorate the World Day for Decent Work celebrated worldwide on 7 October upon the initiative of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC).

  7. VI Research Conference “Social Labour Conflicts in Russia and Worldwide”

    01 October 2021

    Post-pandemic realities of the world of work, digitization, rise of temporary and precarious employment, global transformation of industrial relations … These trends and mechanisms for settlement and prevention of social labour conflicts were discussed by researchers, statesmen and community leaders of Russia and other countries at the conference which took place on 1 October at the trade unions’ Saint-Petersburg University of the Humanities.

September 2021

  1. ILO Launches a Flagship Course for Social Partners to Boost Interaction with UN System

    25 September 2021

    On 8-24 September 2021, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Training Center in Turin (ITCILO) organized an online training for social partners under the title of “Making the voices of social partners count in UN processes”. The course sought to build the capacities of the social partners in the sub-region to actively participate in the UN reform processes at the national level and meaningfully contribute to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  2. ILO – Uzbekistan cooperation is on track: Decent Work Country Programme for 2021-2025 signed

    22 September 2021

    On 22 September the International Labour Organization (ILO) and its constituents in Uzbekistan – Government, employers’ and workers’ organizations – signed a Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for 2021-2025.

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    WHO/ILO: Almost 2 million people die from work-related causes each year

    17 September 2021

    The first WHO/ILO global estimates on disease and injury in the workplace outline the level of preventable premature deaths due to exposure to work-related health risks.