25 October 2019
The Economic and Social Councils of the Western Balkans, the EU Commission, the Regional Cooperation Council and the ILO met at a high-level meeting to assess the progress made and the challenges ahead in efficient tripartite social dialogue in the region. The meeting, held on 24-25 September, 2019 in Skopje, North Macedonia, was the closing event for phase one of the Economic and Social Affairs Platform project, funded by the European Union. The project is about to launch its second cycle to move forward social dialogue and to combat undeclared work. We interviewed two participants from different walks of life to understand their perception of the status of social dialogue and to talk to them about their contributions and future challenges.
18 October 2019
CEELex is a searchable online database offering information on the national labour laws in Central and Eastern Europe. Based on ILO conventions and more than 25 years of working experience in labour legislation in CEE, the database provides selected key information on labour and industrial relations in the region. The topics covered range from collective bargaining to working conditions (e.g. minimum wages, working hours), termination of employment contracts, labour dispute resolution, and non-standard forms of employment.
22 September 2019
The leaflet describes the mission, geographical focus, resources and interventions offered by the ILO Regional office for Central and Eastern Europe. It enlists its donors and offers testimonies of beneficiaries of the office's interventions.
15 July 2019
This issue reports on ILO programme results in the Central and Eastern European region, introduces a new project, features a new publication, training offers and new staff. It also tells how the ILO celebrates its Centenary.
ITUC Global Rights Index shows workers’ rights are frequently violated in Central and Eastern Europe
09 July 2019
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) released in June its yearly Global Rights Index. For 2019, it shows that Central and Eastern Europe still has a long way to go before workers can access the rights laid down in international labour standards. Yet, there are also positive developments.
Measurement, awareness-raising and policy engagement project to accelerate action against child labour and forced labour in Serbia
02 July 2019
The project aims to build and apply the critical knowledge needed to inform policy choices to combat child labour and forced labour, and to support measures to address these challenges in key countries (including Serbia). In support of this effort, the project develops knowledge, advocacy, capacity-building and global action necessary to eradicate child labour and forced labour.
13 May 2019
Learn more about key ILO achievements in the region from interviews with ILO staff: Director of regional office and National Coordinators from 7 countries.
25 April 2019
Are you passionate about TVET, Skills Development or Youth Employment and would like to increase your knowledge in this highly complex policy area? The offer of the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC-ILO) may be the right learning experience for you.
02 April 2019
This issue reports on ILO programme developments in the Central and Eastern European region, introduces new projects, and features new publications and interviews with ILO partners.
29 March 2019
Serbia becomes the 17th country to ratify this convention.