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

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  1. Social protection budget planning and monitoring from disability perspectives – a workshop in Kyrgyzstan

    10 March 2023

    Оn March 07 and 09, 2023 the Kyrgyz capital city of Bishkek hosted a national workshop focusing on “Social protection budget planning and monitoring from disability perspectives” for organizations of persons with disabilities, the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Migration, Ministry of Finance and the social partners.

  2. ILO team for Eastern Europe and Central Asia: plans for the next biennium defined

    25 February 2023

    22-24 February 2023, TASHKENT – ILO conducted its programming meeting for the Decent Work Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia to discuss plans for 2023 and formulate strategy for 2024-2025. The team aimed to define a strategic vision for the office for the new biennium in the relevant technical areas considering the current challenges and opportunities.

  3. Sectoral Collective Agreements and Prevention of Informal Employment - a meeting of trade unions of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan

    25 January 2023

    On January 24, 2023, a technical working meeting was held online to validate the results of the analysis of the collective agreements of the sectoral trade unions of the two countries. The analysis focused on preventing the transition of formal jobs to the informal economy and entering into formal labour relations.

Current projects

  1. «Enabling environment for sustainable and resilient enterprises generating employment and decent work in the COVID-19 post-crisis recovery

    The lack of decent job opportunities and a large informal sector, which accounts for about two-thirds of total employment in the Kyrgyz Republic, are chronic problems.


  1. Video

    Breaking Stereotypes

    Rural women in Kyrgyzstan are successfully developing their own businesses at home instead of migrating abroad.

  2. Стереотиптерди бузуу

    Кыргызстандын айыл-аймактарындагы аялдар чет өлкөлөрдөгү эмгек миграциясынын ордуна мекенинде өз бизнестерин ийгиликтүү өнүктүрүүдө.