January 2021

  1. Beyond unemployment: The impact of the pandemic on hours worked in Turkey

    19 January 2021

  2. © Jake Brewer 2021

    2021: International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

    15 January 2021

    Child labour has decreased by 38 per cent in the last decade but 152 million children are still affected. The COVID-19 pandemic has considerably worsened the situation, but joint and decisive action can reverse this trend.

  3. © nevil zaveri 2021

    Homeworkers need to be better protected, says the ILO

    13 January 2021

    The dramatic increase in working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the poor working conditions experienced by many homeworkers who, prior to the crisis, numbered an estimated 260 million people worldwide.

  4. Relevant parties meet for Report on Childcare Service Practices prepared jointly by ILO Office for Turkey and EBRD through a social dialogue perspective

    12 January 2021

    Based on review of the good practices on early childhood care and education services in Turkey and in the world, the report highlights practices of Organized Industry Zones (OIZs), municipalities and trade unions potentially sustainable and fit for the Turkish context.

  5. 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

  6. Work permit application for foreigners with temporary protection

    07 January 2021

  7. False Facts known about Syrians living in Turkey

    07 January 2021

December 2020

  1. The impact of the pandemic on employment in Turkey: What would have happened without COVID-19?

    29 December 2020

  2. ILO and IBB join forces for social justice and decent work in Istanbul

    24 December 2020

    Mr. Numan Özcan, Director of the ILO Office for Turkey, and ILO managers and officers held an online cooperation meeting with Mr. Ekrem İmamoğlu, Istanbul Metropolitan Mayor, and his team.

  3. © ILO 2021

    Universal protection against the worst forms of child labour

    23 December 2020

    In 2020, for the first time in the ILO’s history, an International Labour Standard achieved universal ratification, with acceptance by all 187 Member States. Universal ratification of ILO Convention No. 182 on Worst Forms of Child Labour (1999) means that all children now have legal protection against the worst forms of child labour. The landmark achievement comes at a significant moment, because the United Nations has designated 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour. Vera Paquete-Perdigao answers some key questions on child labour and the Convention.