World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2017
12 January 2017
Economic growth continues to disappoint and deficits in decent work remain widespread.
10 January 2017
Turkey has become a major refugee-hosting country after an unpredicted increase in the displacement of Syrian refugees since 2011. In order to mitigate the impact of the refugee crisis, the focus is increasingly shifting toward livelihood support from humanitarian aid. For this purpose, the International Labor Organization (ILO) Office for Turkey has introduced a comprehensive strategy as a response to the Syrian refugee crisis. - Article by Numan Özcan*
Future of Work
23 December 2016
Center of Public Employment Institutions of Southeast European Countries (CPESSEC) 15th Executive and 14th Expert Meetings, were held in Istanbul on 6-7th December and hosted by Turkish Employment Agency (ISKUR) who holds 2016 Term Presidency of World Association of Public Employment Services (WAPES) and CPESSEC.
21 December 2016
A workshop “Understanding the Role of Waste Pickers and their Cooperatives in Waste Management and Recycling”, organized by the ILO and the Ministry of Customs and Trade was held in Ankara, Turkey, on 20-21 December.
16 December 2016
Global Wage Report 2016/17
15 December 2016
Wage recovery in some developed economies – including the United States and Germany – was not sufficient to offset the decline in emerging and developing countries.
30 November 2016
First concrete steps have been taken under the project “Technical Assistance for Improving Social Dialogue in Working Life” that aims at promoting social dialogue enhancing awareness on this issue in Turkey. Representatives from ILO and Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MoLSS) visited confederations of workers, employers and public employees
Non-standard forms of employment
14 November 2016
Ensuring decent work for all non-standard forms of employment (NSFE) will require specific policies.
07 November 2016
Guy Ryder has been re-elected by the Governing Body of the ILO for another five-year term that will start officially on 1 October 2017.
Report from Brussels: a debate on how public private partnerships can help in tackling child labour in Turkey
20 October 2016
Partners of a public-private partnership in the Turkish hazelnut sector created a replicable and sustainable model to tackle child labour.