ILO Office in Turkey

  • Our hearts and thoughts are with victims of Ankara blast

    The ILO is deeply shocked and saddened by the ferocious attack perpetrated against peaceful demonstrators of the “Labour, Peace and Democracy” Rally in Ankara, which claimed dozens of lives and left hundreds of others severely injured.

    We stand together in solidarity with the Turkish people and offer our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims. We wish all those injured in this violence a speedy and complete recovery.

  • Sustainable Development Goals

    The World of Work Today

    "Decent work and inclusive growth" is one of the goals of the UN's 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. But what is the state of decent work in the world today? ILO Director-General Guy Ryder takes the measure of Decent Work in a world buffeted by profound change and growing inequality.

  • Employment and Gender Equality

    Investment in child-care centers and preschool education would boost employment and gender equality in Turkey

    Allocation of public resources towards an expansion of early childhood care and preschool education (ECCPE) service sector contributes to the creation of new jobs for all especially for women and promotes gender equality, according to a new report.

  • “Social and economic policies should go hand in hand to combat unemployment and income inequality,” says ILO head Guy Ryder

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder, who came to Turkey as part of the G20 and speaking to the CNNTurk, said the most important global problems of the world of work were unemployment and the income inequality and that the social and ecomomic policies including a well-balanced distribution of tax and wage policies as well as more effective social protection systems should hence accompany each other. Ryder also said not only the legislative regulations but building of the prevention culture is also vital to avoid occupational accidents which are at a high level in Turkey.

    Director-General of International Labour Organization (ILO), Guy Ryder's interview with Hürriyet Newspaper

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  1. © Ozge Elif Kizil / Anadolu Agen 2015


    Our hearts and thoughts are with victims of Ankara blast

    11 October 2015

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    The World of Work Today

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