1. News

    ILO Colombia and Turkey launch e-learning course for the sharing of good practices to promote decent work for refugees and migrants in the context of COVID-19

    25 June 2021

    Within the framework of the initiative “Promoting decent work in refugee and mixed migration contexts: A south-south triangular cooperation (SSTC) initiative between Turkey and Colombia”, the ILO-ITC e-learning course was launched to bring tripartite partners from Turkey and Colombia together to both evaluate and support national capacities to promote access to decent work.

  2. COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

    Protect the mental health of health and care workers in the COVID-19 pandemic

    07 April 2021

    Health and care workers have been at the forefront of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic for more than a year. It has resulted in heavier workloads and longer working hours, with insufficient time for rest and recuperation while continuously being exposed to the risk of infection. In addition, many face violence, harassment and stigmatization as they try to do their jobs. All this is taking a toll on health workers’ mental health and wellbeing.

  3. Research Brief

    Impact of the Second Wave COVID Measures on Employment in Turkey

    16 March 2021

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    Joint ILO - UNDP Action Supports Local Crafts and Small Artisans in Turkey’s Gaziantep for Face Mask Production against the Coronavirus Pandemic

    25 February 2021

    UNDP and ILO joint action with EU-KfW funding will support Gaziantep Union of Chambers of Artisans and Craftsmen (GESOB) with production and delivery of 25,000 face masks daily. The masks will meet the needs of thousands of workers in the city’s industrial zone where some 4,500 SMEs and 40,000 employees are currently operating. Apart from enabling accessibility to life-saving personal protective equipment to thousands, the action where both UN agencies cooperate also supports local socio-economic empowerment through skills development and vocational training of Syrian refugees in Gaziantep province, with refugee women and men employed in the production line at GESOB Vocational Training Center. The joint-action is being implemented as part of ILO’s and UNDP’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Turkey.

  5. Report

    The Youth and COVID-19: Access to Decent Jobs amid the Pandemic

    17 February 2021