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.
Domestic Workers Convention (N°189)
26 January 2015
Very few of the estimated 53 million domestic workers worldwide are covered by labour laws. In 2011, the ILO's Member States adopted the Domestic Workers' Convention (N°189) to protect their rights, promote equality of opportunity and treatment, and improve working and living conditions. So far, 17 countries have ratified this convention. Let's keep the momentum!