1. COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

    Protect the mental health of health and care workers in the COVID-19 pandemic

    07 April 2021

    Health and care workers have been at the forefront of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic for more than a year. It has resulted in heavier workloads and longer working hours, with insufficient time for rest and recuperation while continuously being exposed to the risk of infection. In addition, many face violence, harassment and stigmatization as they try to do their jobs. All this is taking a toll on health workers’ mental health and wellbeing.

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    The ILO at Work

    24 March 2021

    The ILO is the only tripartite UN agency that brings together government, employer and worker representatives from 187 Member States to set labour standards, develop policies and devise programmes to promote decent work for all women and men.

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    The Transition to Formality Programme (KIGEP) grows apace

    23 March 2021

    Supporting companies to protect and create decent works, The Programme extends to cover thousands of new employees.

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    Social protection for all extends with KIGEP

    29 January 2021

    The Transition to Formality Programme (KIGEP) is a flagship programme of the ILO Office for Turkey and implemented in close cooperation with the Social Security Institution. Established 3 years ago, and extended with the finance of Federal Republic of Germany through the KfW Development Bank, employers are supported to increase and retain formal employment and uphold access to social protection for their Syrian and Turkish workers.

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    Work permit exemption application for Syrians with temporary protection and foreigners with international protection application and status who want to work in seasonal agriculture and animal husbandry

    07 January 2021

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    Work permit application for foreigners with temporary protection

    07 January 2021

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    False Facts known about Syrians living in Turkey

    07 January 2021