1. Newsletter #3 - October 2023

    14 October 2023

  2. Policy Note. Selection of policy options for unemployment and maternity benefits in Uzbekistan to support the transition from informal to formal employment

    06 October 2023

    The purpose of this policy note is to document the rationale for and process surrounding the selection of options for an improved maternity and unemployment benefit system in Uzbekistan.

  3. Report with results of the informal sector survey in Kyrgyzstan

    06 October 2023

    The survey of informal workers was conducted as part of the ILO project "Transition from Informal to Formal Employment" with direct involvement of sectoral trade union organizations. The survey results will be used by sectoral trade unions to expand their outreach and effective organizing among informal workers.

  4. Diagnostic report. Transition from informal to formal employment: Extension of social protection schemes (maternity and unemployment) in Kyrgyzstan

    06 October 2023

    The purpose of this inception report is to demonstrate an understanding of the problem and theory of change for the assignment (i.e., the role of social protection in facilitating the transition from informal to formal employment in the Kyrgyz Republic).

  5. Quick Guide to Budgeting Process in the Kyrgyz Republic

    04 September 2023

    This report was prepared by the ILO external consultant Kadyrbek Kalkanov, with support of the International Labour Organization (ILO), represented by Jasmina Papa.

  6. Closing legal and policy gaps in maternity protection in the Kyrgyz Republic

    20 June 2023

    This report documents the changes which have taken place in national policies and legislation related to maternity protection in the world of work since the Government received the reports and publications reviewing relevant laws of the Kyrgyz Republic from the viewpoint of provisions of the Maternity Protection Convention, 2000 (No. 183) and the Workers with Family Responsibilities Convention, 1981 (No. 156); and it highlights ILO standards, which can assist specialists and experts in improving and implementing the maternity protection strategy in the world of work.

  7. Kyrgyz Republic: Social Protection Profile

    20 June 2023

    The social protection system of the Kyrgyz Republic has undergone several reforms on the level of individual programmes in the last three decades. Yet, significant gaps persist in both legal provisions and in terms of effective coverage, adequacy of benefits and access to social care services exposing all age groups to a wide range of risks throughout their lifecycle.

  8. Newsletter #2 - June 2023

    15 June 2023

  9. Applying design thinking to develop new service models for inclusion of working age persons with disabilities in community and labour market in Kyrgyzstan. Final report

    02 May 2023

    This report presents the results and the process of “Applying design thinking to develop new service models for inclusion of adult persons with disabilities in community and labour market in Kyrgyzstan”. The process included a research phase as well as a Design Thinking Workshop, both aiming at understanding and mapping different perspectives and needs of constituents and stakeholders working on the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the labour market and the social protection system in Kyrgyzstan.

  10. BRICS-ILO Cooperation

    02 May 2023

    An overview of recent collaboration on development cooperation between governments, social partners, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and private partners from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (the BRICS) and the International Labour Organization (ILO).