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  1. Video

    Meet the ILO Specialist: Maria José Chamorro, Gender equality

    26 February 2024

    Maria José Chamorro is the Gender Specialist of the ILO Office for Central and Eastern Europe. Her mission is to support governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations to design and implement policies to create an enabling environment for women who need to or wish to engage in paid work. In this video, she explains her strategy to achieve that, talks about her results and motivation to work for gender equality.

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    ILO and the Government of Ukraine working towards recovery and decent work in the war-torn country

    22 February 2024

    As the war against Ukraine enters its third year, the ILO and the government of Ukraine are working towards setting the country on a path of recovery and development, through a newly agreed-upon strategy that invests in people, creates quality employment and sustainable enterprises, and improves labour market governance. Watch to find out more.

  3. Maritime Labour Convention

    Georgia joins efforts to protect seafarers’ rights by ratifying the Maritime Labour Convention

    15 February 2024

    Georgia is the 105th Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention.

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    Shaping migration narratives: Insights from the ILO/OSCE E-MINDFUL project

    02 February 2024

    The E-MINDFUL project, which closed in December 2023, developed evidence-based and action-oriented guidance, including innovative instruments, that can orientate future communication efforts on migration and migrants.

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    Four essential questions

    How did the war impact the Ukrainian labour market?

    24 January 2024

    In our interview series with leading economists, researchers and policy-makers, we interviewed Oleksandr Zholud, Chief Expert, Monetary Policy and Economic Analysis Department at National Bank of Ukraine. He shared his views on how the war impacted employment, the policy priorities that would help Ukraine rebuild better and the type of support workers and enterprises need to weather the crisis.

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    International Labour Standards

    New safety standard on chemicals expected to improve workers’ health and support conflict recovery

    18 December 2023

    Ratifying Convention No. 170 will not just improve the safety of workers, but may also boost Ukraine’s trade competitiveness and help with rebuilding damage caused by the Russian aggression.

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    Occupational Safety and Health

    Ukraine ratifies the Chemicals Convention, 1990 (No. 170)

    07 December 2023

    Ukraine is the 24th country to have ratified Convention NO. 170

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    Child labour

    ILO supports an improved normative framework and better capacities to combat child labour in Serbia

    01 December 2023

    The ILO project “Measurement, awareness-raising and policy engagement to accelerate action against child labour and forced labour” (MAP16) funded by USDOL generated critical knowledge to inform policies and supported concrete measures to address child labour in Serbia, also paving the way for further action.

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    International Labour Standards

    North Macedonia ratifies ILO Convention 190 on Eliminating Violence and Harassment in the world of work

    20 October 2023

    Following the Macedonian Parliament ratification of ILO Convention 190 on Eliminating Violence and Harassment in the World of Work in June 2023, North Macedonia deposited the instrument of ratification of the Convention with the Director-General of the ILO on 20 October. The country is the ninth in Europe to ratify the Convention, which ensures dignity and respect for all workers.

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    Local Employment Partnerships

    Beneficiary story: With ILO assistance, two young Roma women "embroider" their way into the world of business in Moldova

    25 September 2023

    Half a year ago, the twin sisters Ana and Anastasia Dohan from the town of Soroca, located in the northern part of Moldova, did not know how to handle the needle and the thread. Today, they create small tales on canvas and shape their future on the job market.