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.
Retrospective on challenges and successes - Interview with Markus Pilgrim, Director of ILO Central and Eastern Europe stepping down
29 August 2023
Markus Pilgrim retires after long and successful service at the ILO. During his tenure as Director, the ILO Central and Eastern Europe Office managed to further raise its profile as a specialised technical agency on world of work issues and to expand its portfolio.
ILO Sustainable and Resilient Enterprises (SURE) Programme
15 August 2023
The massive destruction caused by the war in Ukraine has not prevented employers from taking part in an ILO-supported training programme on business continuity and resilience.
28 July 2023
During a meeting in Kyiv, trade unions and international partners discussed ways to protect workers' rights, during and after the war, and to contribute to the rebuilding of Ukraine
Employment opportunity in Kyiv
27 July 2023
20 July 2023
On 12-13 July, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) held a workshop in Kyiv with key government stakeholders from Ukraine, including the Ministry of Economy to discuss current and future labour market challenges in Ukraine, and the policies and capacities required to address them.
10 July 2023
In July 2023, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) released its 10th Global Rights Index. The report paints a grim picture of workers’ rights around the globe. According to ITUC, Europe is no longer a bastion of workers’ rights.
Three essential questions
10 July 2023
In our interview series with leading economists, researchers and policy-makers, we interviewed Tinatin Akhvlediani, PhD, Research Fellow at the Center for European Policy Studies. She shared how she sees the enlargement policy of the EU evolving, and spoke about the experience of the newest EU member Croatia. We also asked her how she thinks the ILO can best serve Georgia.
Decent Work Country Programme
04 July 2023
The ILO, the Government, trade unions, and employers' organizations of North Macedonia have signed the new framework programme for cooperation with the ILO that will guide the work on delivering decent work in 2023-2025 in the country.
03 July 2023
At the request of the Georgian ILO constituents the ILO Office for Central and Eastern Europe will support Georgia as of July 2023. Georgia has sought political and economic integration in the European Union since joining the Eastern Partnership in 2009. The country applied for candidate status in 2022 after the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Georgian constituents want to access the experiences on EU accession from peer countries of the sub region (e.g. Western Balkan, Moldova, Ukraine).