News

January 2017

  1. © Miguel Schincariol / AFP 2017

    World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2017

    ILO: Global unemployment expected to rise by 3.4 million in 2017

    12 January 2017

    Economic growth continues to disappoint and deficits in decent work remain widespread.

  2. News

    Promoting decent work for Syrians: The ILO experience

    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*

December 2016

  1. Future of Work

    Various National Events were Organized regarding “Future of Work ” by the ILO Office for Turkey

    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.

  2. News

    Step forward for waste pickers in Turkey

    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.

  3. News

    Global Wage Report 2016/17

    16 December 2016

  4. © T.Aljibe / AFP 2017

    Global Wage Report 2016/17

    Global wage growth falls to its lowest level in four years

    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.

November 2016

  1. News

    We exist together…

    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

  2. © Núcleo Editorial 2017

    Non-standard forms of employment

    ILO: Non-standard forms of employment, a feature of the contemporary world of work

    14 November 2016

    Ensuring decent work for all non-standard forms of employment (NSFE) will require specific policies.

  3. Press release

    Guy Ryder re-elected as ILO Director-General for a second term

    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.

October 2016

  1. Child Labour

    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.