ILO’s Response to Syrian Influx in Turkey

Achievements

Participants of vocational training on knitting at Harran Family Support Center
    • Capacity development needs of İŞKUR, Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Security and local government institutions have been identified and on-the-job training programmes have been organized by Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Security;
    • Technical support for implementation of legislation on work permits and a strategy paper on the implementation of the legislation on work permits has been prepared;
    • Local and Central Level Steering Committees in collaboration with Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Security, DGMM, Social Partners, Local Governments and UN Agencies have been established;
    • Assessments on child labour and the impact of the Syrian refugee crisis on the demand side of the labour market have been conducted;
    • Initiatives to integrate Syrian refugees and host community members into the labour market have been implemented;
    • A communication strategy has been developed and implemented;
    • 500 Syrian refugees and host community members and 50 public staff have been reached.
     

    Target Group and provinces

      •Syrian refugees and host communities in Şanlıurfa, Gaziantep, Kilis and Ankara
       

    Donor
    See the source imageILO Core Voluntary Funding (RBSA)

     



    Duration

    1 June 2015 - 31 July 2016 (14 months)