Kazakhstan


Welcome to the Kazakhstan page! The ILO acitivities in Kazakhstan are coordinated by the ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia. More

What's new

  1. The role of trade unions in Central Asia in mitigating the consequences of natural disasters and conflicts in the region

    10 July 2022

    Participants of the sub-regional trade union workshop in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (7-9 July 2022) discussed how to promote peace, prevent crises, ensure recovery and build resilience, including emergencies, including those associated with the pandemic, through social dialogue and other means of collective action COVID-19.

  2. Trade unions look into reducing informality

    07 July 2022

    On July 5-6, 2022, a training workshop was held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on workers' organizations and unionization of workers in the informal economy.

  3. Kazakhstan ratifies the Part-Time Work Convention, 1994 (No. 175)

    25 May 2022

Current Projects

  1. “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the Commonwealth of Independent States”

    The technical cooperation project, funded by the OAO Lukoil and implemented by the ILO, seeks to improve the effectiveness of youth employment policies and programmes in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation to establish a framework for regional cooperation and knowledge sharing on youth employment.

Publications

  1. Jobs and skills for youth : review of policies for youth employment of Kazakhstan

    This review of the youth labour market in the Republic of Kazakhstan and of the policies and institutions for youth employment is part of the work that
    supports the ILO member states in collecting information on, and analysing, the effectiveness of country policies and programmes, including those undertaken
    through voluntary multi-country peer reviews.

Multimedia

  1. Video

    Combating Child Labour in Central Asia

    There is a deep tradition of putting children to work in Central Asia. Across the region, hundreds of thousands of children can be found working in the markets, in agriculture and in dangerous, unsafe conditions. But a new initiative in three countries, in Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan is showing promise in changing long held beliefs about child labour and changing's children's lives for the better.