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  1. Quota systems for employment of people with disabilities discussed in Kyrgyzstan

    24 September 2022

    On September 23, 2022, the capital city of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, hosted a public discussion on “Quota systems for employment of people with disabilities: advantages, disadvantages and affirmative actions based on international experience”.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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.