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Latest issue of the ILO Budapest Newsletter

2016/2

Newsletter of the ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Central and Eastern Europe
105th International Labour Conference

World parliament of labour sets the course for global action to shape the future of work 

ILO Director-General: “ILO sets course to promote decent work in global supply chains, in transition from conflict and crisis and in making poverty history by 2030”.

End child labour in supply chains - It's everyone's business! 

With 168 million children still in child labour, all supply chains, from agriculture to manufacturing, services to construction, run the risk that child labour may be present.
The ILO at Work: Results 2014-2015

The ILO at Work: Results 2014-2015


This review of ILO results in 2014-15 puts the spotlight on areas where the ILO has made a difference in the lives of working women and men in all corners of the world, including Europe and Central Asia.
President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker

Juncker: Social dialogue should return to centre of economic development

Addressing the International Labour Conference the President of the European Commission has called on the ILO to partner with the EU to support economic integration and social progress around the globe.
Ukraine ratifies the major Social Security Convention of the ILO

Ukraine ratifies the major Social Security Convention of the ILO

Ratification of this key Convention provides a firm legal basis for strengthening the social protection system in Ukraine in conditions of economic crisis and external threats. 
Estonia ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

Estonia ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

The ratification by Estonia, a coastal state, of this landmark Convention, represents a crucial step to advance its effective implementation. 
Voluntary and confidential HIV Counselling and Testing in Kiev

140 Ukrainian men and women employees took voluntary HIV test at their workplace

The ILO supported the organization of this event  to promote and encourage men and women workers to undergo Voluntary and confidential HIV Counselling and Testing in their workplace (VCT@WORK Initiative ).
Metallurgic plant in Albania

On the road to safer and healthier workplaces in Albania

A modern instrument was developed with the technical assistance of the ILO protecting workers’ rights and interests.
Young people in Albania

ILO support to Albania to get ready for employment and skills development

The ILO has assisted Albania in its preparation for the next EU funds cycle to support the implementation of its National Employment and Skills Strategy.

Poverty goal of 2030 Agenda at risk without decent work

After a period of significant gains the pace of poverty reduction is threatened by a lack of decent jobs.
Labour market transitions of young women and men in Montenegro

More needs to be done to create jobs for young people in Montenegro

According to an ILO report, only one-quarter of young people actually work in Montenegro.
Signature of the fourth “Decent Work Country Programme” of Ukraine for the 2016 – 2019 period

ILO, Ukraine to promote decent work

The ILO and Ukraine will continue to work together to promote decent work and improve social protection systems under a new partnership agreement signed on 7 of April 2016 in Kiev, Ukraine.

New project to strengthen the labour inspection system in Ukraine

The project seeks to strengthen institutional capacity of related institutions and social partners in Ukraine for ensuring the full application of the ratified ILO Conventions on labour inspection.
Voluntarily HIV testing at work in Ukraine

New project addressing HIV stigma and discrimination at work in Ukraine

The project seeks to address the increasing HIV epidemic in Ukraine by reducing HIV-related stigma and discrimination at work.
Sisters

Labour market transitions of young women and men in the Republic of Serbia

This report presents the highlights of the 2015 School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) run together with the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia within the framework of the ILO Work4Youth Project.
Professional conciliation in collective labour disputes

Professional conciliation in collective labour disputes

This Guide was developed as a sub-regional tool to support dispute prevention and resolution in Central and Eastern European countries.
Ambassador Vojislav Šuc, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Slovenia to the United Nations Office  and ILO Director General Guy Ryder

Slovenia ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

Slovenia is the 72nd member State to have ratified this landmark Convention.
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