ILO Office in Turkey

  • ILO’s Trainings Raise Awareness of Employees at Enterprises on Gender Equality

    Interviews with KARSAN employees after training revealed that trainings raised awareness of employees on their perceptions of gender roles both on daily life and at work. An employee said he started to ask her wife “how can I help?” instead of “is the dinner ready?” upon returning from work and commented that through such training, inclusion of women at the production line dominated by men would have positive impact both on themselves and enterprise

  • ILO and ISKUR continue to join forces for women’s employment

    “Promoting Women's Access to More and Better Jobs” Project to be implemented by International Labour Organization (ILO) and Turkish Employment Agency (ISKUR) in 2019-2022 aims to support women who wish to participate in the world of work

  • © Cia Pak / UN Photo

    United Nations General Assembly

    UN Secretary-General announces new Climate Action Summit jobs initiative, urges countries to join

    The initiative provides a roadmap for ensuring that people’s jobs and well-being are at the centre of the transition to a carbon-neutral economy.

  • SADA Women Development and Solidarity Centre Completes Seminars

    The seminars on working life and fundamental rights in Turkey were held on 9-17 September 2019 in the GESOB Events Hall with the participation of beneficiaries who completed the basic life skills and occupational training courses in the SADA Women Development and Solidarity Centre under the Project “Strengthening the Resilience of Syrian Women and Girls” being implemented by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women) with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Association for Solidarity with Asylum-Seekers and Migrants (ASAM) as implementing partners.

  • © UNWomen/Tayfun YILMAZ

    Syrian, Turkish and Afghan women participate in Gaziantep Gastronomy Festival

    Syrian, Turkish and Afghan women of SADA Women’s Cooperative participate in the annual International Gastronomy Festival in Gaziantep, with their dishes and products.


  1. Video - International Day of Cooperatives 2019

    Cooperatives for decent work

    04 July 2019

  2. Vocational training

    New job new life

    31 May 2019

  3. Vocational training

    A dream fulfilled against the odds

    23 May 2019

  4. Video

    Refugees in Turkey receive vocational training / TRT WORLD

    07 May 2019