February 2017

  1. © S. Olsson / AltoPress 2017

    “Working anytime, anywhere”

    New report highlights opportunities and challenges of expanding telework

    15 February 2017

    New ILO-Eurofound report shows that the use of modern communication technologies facilitates a better overall work-life balance but, at the same time, also blurs the boundaries between work and personal life.

  2. News

    Women Receiving Training in Human Rights in the Scope of Cooperation between ILO-Turkey and Local Governments were awarded their Certificates

    13 February 2017

    Over 800 women in project provinces Ankara, Bursa and İstanbul who received training in human rights in cooperation with seven local municipalities under the project “More and Better Jobs for Women “implemented by ILO-Turkey were awarded their certificates

  3. Gender Equality

    ‘I Support Equality’ Seminars for Working Women and Men continue as a part of ILO Project

    10 February 2017

    ‘I Support Equality’ seminars organized under the project ‘More and Better Jobs for Women' project had its round with the employees of Kadıköy Municipality on 2-3 February 2017.

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

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    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