1. News

    Cooperation initiative between Turkey and Colombia will foster capacities for access to decent work for all during and beyond COVID-19

    17 December 2020

    Decent work is the root of social cohesion and the catalyst for employment opportunities and social protection as well as an essential response to the COVID-19 pandemic. With this in mind, the ILO facilitated two webinars on labour market governance, inclusive employment policies and access to social protection within the framework of the “South-south triangular cooperation (SSTC) initiative between Turkey and Colombia”.

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    Global Wage Report 2020-21

    COVID-19 drives wages down, new ILO report finds

    02 December 2020

    Even before the COVID pandemic hit, hundreds of millions of workers worldwide were being paid less than the minimum wage.

  3. News

    Fallout of COVID-19: Working moms are being squeezed out of the labour force

    30 November 2020

    A workable balance is what parents are desperately trying to find in these uncertain times. Even in “normal” times, the balance between work and family has not been an easy one to achieve. The challenge is not new, especially for women. But the pandemic is shining a stadium size light to the problem, can it also shine light on the solution?

  4. Interactive Workshop

    ILO and UNDP join forces for the youth!

    30 November 2020

    Joining forces to assess the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the youth and enable their voice, ILO and UNDP set out to help the youth deal with the challenges of finding jobs in the post-pandemic period, and most importantly, maintain their motivation.

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    Supporting high skilled workers can benefit many

    29 November 2020

    Roz Alothman, 21, Hashem Alajanji, 20 and Azat Hannan, 26 are Syrian, young and motivated employees working in a health assistance company in İzmir, Turkey. They are among over 4,288 employees whose employers receive incentives under the Transition to Formality Programme (Kayıtlı İstihdama Geçiş Programı-KİGEP), a flagship programme of the ILO Office for Turkey implemented in close cooperation with the Social Security Institution (SSI) under the Turkish Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Services. Implemented over 3 years and extended under the name KİGEP “Plus”, both Syrian and Turkish employees are supported through their employers.