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23 June 2023
On June 23, 2023 a two-day Regional Conference of Trade Unions of Central Asia on “The role of trade unions in ensuring occupational safety and health and the effective functioning of the labour inspectorate” opened in Astana. It was organized by the Federation of Trade Unions of Kazakhstan under the auspices of the International Labour Organization.
25 February 2023
22-24 February 2023, TASHKENT – ILO conducted its programming meeting for the Decent Work Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia to discuss plans for 2023 and formulate strategy for 2024-2025. The team aimed to define a strategic vision for the office for the new biennium in the relevant technical areas considering the current challenges and opportunities.
The role of trade unions in Central Asia in mitigating the consequences of natural disasters and conflicts in the region
10 July 2022
Participants of the sub-regional trade union workshop in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (7-9 July 2022) discussed how to promote peace, prevent crises, ensure recovery and build resilience, including emergencies, including those associated with the pandemic, through social dialogue and other means of collective action COVID-19.
The technical cooperation project, funded by the OAO Lukoil and implemented by the ILO, seeks to improve the effectiveness of youth employment policies and programmes in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation to establish a framework for regional cooperation and knowledge sharing on youth employment.
This review of the youth labour market in the Republic of Kazakhstan and of the policies and institutions for youth employment is part of the work that
supports the ILO member states in collecting information on, and analysing, the effectiveness of country policies and programmes, including those undertaken
through voluntary multi-country peer reviews.
There is a deep tradition of putting children to work in Central Asia. Across the region, hundreds of thousands of children can be found working in the markets, in agriculture and in dangerous, unsafe conditions. But a new initiative in three countries, in Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan is showing promise in changing long held beliefs about child labour and changing's children's lives for the better.