Overview of current projects

The ILO operates a wide range of programmes and projects in Central and Eastern Europe focusing on international labour standards, job creation, social security, social dialogue and equality and discrimination at work. The overall purpose of this technical cooperation is to support implementation of the Decent Work agenda in each country.


  1. E-MINDFUL: Enhancing European Migration Narrative to Develop Further Union’s Long-term actions

    1 June 2021 - 31 December 2023

    The overall objective of the project is to promote a social and economic environment where everyone, migrants and nationals, can feel welcome and belonging, and to encourage effective migration policy making, particularly in the field of economic migration.

  2. Local Employment Partnerships 2

    1 January 2021 - 31 December 2023

    The project in its second phase will continue supporting employment creation through partnership-based mechanisms on local level.

  3. Strengthening Occupational safety and health management in Kosovo

    22 April 2022 - 30 September 2023

    The project aims to promote safety and health at work by advancing the legal framework and strengthening OSH management systems.

  4. Improving compliance with key International Labour Standards in Ukraine

    16 March 2020 - 23 September 2023

    The project assists the government, the social partners and the judiciary to respect and apply the fundamental principles and rights at work when developing and implementing new labour legislation.

  5. Job creation for women and youth through Local Employment Partnerships in Moldova

    1 August 2021 - 31 July 2023

    This new project equips labour market institutions and social partners with knowledge and tools for the implementation of a new, gender-sensitive national employment policy. In addition, through the Local Employment Partnerships, it will create 1,000 jobs, mostly for women.

  6. Stimulating the green economy in Moldova to create new and better jobs

    1 October 2021 - 30 June 2023

    The aim of the ILO intervention is to stimulate the creation of new jobs through entrepreneurship in a high-value-added sector, which will be identified as the first activity in the project. The goal is to contribute to the structural transformation of the country's economy and to promote the green economy.

  7. COVID-19 response: EU4Business recovery in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    1 January 2021 - 30 June 2023

    The overall objective of the project is to provide emergency support to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises to ensure their business continuity, retain more than 1000 jobs, and create at least 100 new jobs.

  8. Updating minimum wage setting in the Republic of Moldova

    1 June - 31 December 2022

    The ILO will upgrade the existing mechanism of the minimum wage setting in order to build resilient mechanisms to enhance population living standards in the country.

  9. Entrepreneurship training for youth in Ukraine

    1 January 2020 - 31 December 2022

    The ILO project aims to create a more enabling environment for job creation for youth in Ukraine through providing entrepreneurship trainings.

  10. Businesses contribute to Sustainable Development Goals in Albania

    1 March - 31 December 2022

    The new project implemented by multiple UN agencies, including the ILO will assist companies on how to restructure production in line with the UN Sustainable Develeopment Goals and the EU Green Agenda.