The story of Boshra Shaal, who participated in the vocational training courses carried out by the ILO and was then referred to the apprenticeship training
07 May 2019
Boshra is only one of thousands of Syrians who participated in the vocational trainings and Turkish language courses carried out by the ILO in cooperation with the local partners. In cooperation with Chambers of Tradesmen and Craftsmen and Vocational Training Centres, ILO supports the access of Syrians to apprenticeship programmes by informing enterprises and Syrians about the apprenticeship system and by establishing linkages between vocational training centres and the private sector.
Syrian Refugee Crisis
25 May 2016
International Labour Organization (ILO) Director-General Guy Ryder visits Harran District in Turkey’s southeastern Sanliurfa province and meets with Syrian refugees in the camp to hear some of their needs and concerns.
Our impact, their voice
23 May 2016
Syrian refugees and members of the host community are taking part in Turkish language courses and vocational training programmes to increase their employability. These programmes in Turkey are being implemented by local partners with support from the ILO to improve livelihoods and decent work opportunities for both communities. (Closed Captions available)
Sustainable Development Goals
07 October 2015
"Decent work and inclusive growth" is one of the goals of the UN's 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. But what is the state of decent work in the world today? ILO Director-General Guy Ryder takes the measure of Decent Work in a world buffeted by profound change and growing inequality.
18 September 2015
“Social and economic policies should go hand in hand to combat unemployment and income inequality,” says ILO head Guy Ryder. ILO Director-General Guy Ryder, who came to Turkey as part of the G20 and speaking to the CNNTurk, said the most important global problems of the world of work were unemployment and the income inequality and that the social and ecomomic policies including a well-balanced distribution of tax and wage policies as well as more effective social protection systems should hence accompany each other. Ryder also said not only the legislative regulations but building of the prevention culture is also vital to avoid occupational accidents which are at a high level in Turkey.
13 May 2015
Turkey is finding success with coordinated measures to get children out of the hazelnut fields and into school. (Closed Captions available)
International Women's Day
09 March 2015
Twenty years have passed since the 4th World Conference on Women adopted a far-reaching roadmap for achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment. ILO TV shows how far we've come, and how we can move farther and faster to get to where we want to go.