20 February 2024
The project aims to improve access to more and better employment opportunities in Moldova by providing capacity development to the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection and the National Employment Agency to prevent and address labour market exclusion. Also, it will enhance the performance of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection and the State Labour Inspectorate to improve working conditions and protect workers' rights.
Workers’ representatives in selected Central and Eastern European countries: Filling a gap in labour rights protection or trade union competition?
23 January 2024
Beneficiary story: With ILO assistance, two young Roma women "embroider" their way into the world of business in Moldova
25 September 2023
Half a year ago, the twin sisters Ana and Anastasia Dohan from the town of Soroca, located in the northern part of Moldova, did not know how to handle the needle and the thread. Today, they create small tales on canvas and shape their future on the job market.
Strengthening childcare provision in Moldova through public and private efforts – opportunities and constraints
01 September 2023
Market system analysis of the childcare sector in Moldova. The report provides recommendations for various interventions that should support the implementation of the legislation.
Retrospective on challenges and successes - Interview with Markus Pilgrim, Director of ILO Central and Eastern Europe stepping down
29 August 2023
Markus Pilgrim retires after long and successful service at the ILO. During his tenure as Director, the ILO Central and Eastern Europe Office managed to further raise its profile as a specialised technical agency on world of work issues and to expand its portfolio.
10 July 2023
In July 2023, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) released its 10th Global Rights Index. The report paints a grim picture of workers’ rights around the globe. According to ITUC, Europe is no longer a bastion of workers’ rights.
04 July 2023
The newsletter covers the support the ILO CEE Office gave to Ukraine during the war, recent results in Albania, the Youth Guarantee in the Western Balkans, and new projects recently signed by the office. It is an important development that the Office also serves Georgia as of July 2023. In addition, we introduce fresh publications and newly joined staff.
31 May 2023
From the start of the aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine, the ILO, thanks to the flexibility of its donors, repurposed its ongoing programmes to respond to the challenges posed by the war.
“Ukraine works!” 5-year ILO project closes with improved occupational health and safety standards and more effective State Labour Inspectorate
30 May 2023
The EU-funded project provided assistance to strengthen the Ukrainian State Labour Inspection with the long-term objective of contributing to a safe, healthy and declared work in Ukraine. In addition, the project had to respond to some of the challenges posed by the war of the Russian Federation against Ukraine. It informed Ukrainian refugees about the danger of forced labour and human trafficking, helped enterprises with business continuity during martial law, and piloted psychosocial support for workers.
An empirical assessment of the minimum wage for evidence-based social dialogue in the Republic of Moldova
05 April 2023
This report provides a detailed empirical analysis of wage distribution and wage policies in the Republic of Moldova in order to improve the minimum wage system so that it is more effective in raising the living standards of the population in the country.