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Latest issue of the ILO Budapest Newsletter

2015/2

Newsletter of the ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Central and Eastern Europe
Workers are becoming more educated, although not always finding suitable jobs

Workers are becoming more educated, although not always finding suitable jobs

The new edition of the ILO online reference tool analyses the link between education and access to the labour market.
ILO, UNAIDS and UNFPA join efforts to promote VCT@Work in Ukraine

VCT@Work in Ukraine

Results of an ILO pilot project on Voluntary Counseling and Testing at Work (VCT@Work) implemented jointly with UNAIDS and UNFPA in Cherkassy region of Ukraine.
Promoting Job Rich and Sustainable Growth in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine

Promoting Job Rich and Sustainable Growth

A regional conference with the aim to look into the ways to boost employment in the region ensuring inclusive and sustainable growth of the national labour markets, brought together more than 130 delegates from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.
Improving labour market performance in EU accession countries

Improving labour market performance in EU accession countries

ILO Director for Central and Eastern Europe highlighted that even in times of fiscal constraints, social dialogue can greatly improve labour market performance.
Implementation of an ILO partnership programme in Montenegro

Implementation of an ILO partnership programme in Montenegro

The Supervisory Board of the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) of Montenegro assessed the progress made and reviewed the activities carried out in the framework of the programme.
Improving workplace safety in the Republic of Moldova

Improving workplace safety in the Republic of Moldova

A recently completed project has helped to improve the knowledge base of Moldovan workers on occupational safety and health.
Employers come up with proposals to improve business environment in Moldova

Employers come up with proposals to improve business environment in Moldova

National Confederation of Employers of Moldova (CNPM) launched three position papers on 7th October 2015 with the aim to combat the informal economy, create more effective social dialogue and emphasize the need for more flexible labor laws.
Youth employment crisis easing but far from over

Youth employment crisis easing but far from over

Despite a mild recovery in the 2012-2014 period, the youth unemployment rate remains well above its pre-crisis level. For millions of young people around the world finding a decent job is still a drawn-out uphill struggle.
Better labour statistics in the Republic of Moldova

Better labour statistics in the Republic of Moldova

A long-term and continuous cooperation between the ILO and the National Bureau for Statistics of the Republic of Moldova has contributed to more reliable labour statistics in the country.
Fighting world of work insecurity: High-level conference discusses ways to formalize the informal economy

Fighting world of work insecurity

High-level representatives from Europe and Central Asia have gathered under the banner of the ILO to exchange experiences and formulate coherent policies and programmes to boost the fight against informality.
Resource guides for Ukrainian Migrant Domestic Workers

Resource guides for Ukrainian Migrant Domestic Workers

Hands-on resource guides have been created for Ukrainian domestic workers emigrating to Poland with information on labour rights in their host country.
Subregional workshop on Green Jobs

Subregional workshop on Green Jobs

8,000 new jobs could be created in the recycling sector of Serbia according to a UNEP/ILO study if proper policies would have been put in place. Green jobs could play a crucial role in protecting the environment while supporting national economies.
A new Action Plan better targeting the needs of young jobseekers

A new Action Plan better targeting the needs of young jobseekers

An ILO project, completed in June 2015, helped Macedonian labour market institutions as well as employers’ and workers’ organizations to formulate an evidence-based youth employment action plan up to 2020 and to implement employment services and programmes more effectively targeting the needs of young jobseekers.
More and better jobs for the Ukrainian people are key to recovery

More and better jobs for the Ukrainian people are key to recovery

How the conflict in Ukraine has affected the economic and employment situation in the country and what the ILO is doing to support the recovery.
New School-to-Work Transition Survey of the Republic of Moldova

New School-to-Work Transition Survey of the Republic of Moldova

The National Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Moldova published a new "School-to-Work Transition Survey in the Republic of Moldova" following the ILO methodology in August, 2015.
ILO Director-General in Bulgaria

ILO Director-General in Bulgaria


ILO Director-General Guy Ryder attended an international forum organized in Sofia on 24 June 2015 to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Bulgaria.
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Editor-in-Chief: Antonio Graziosi
Editor: Edit Horváth

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