News

January 2020

  1. ILO and TURKSTAT Sign Cooperation Protocol to Reduce Gender Pay Gap in Turkey

    24 January 2020

    The Cooperation Protocol aims to calculate gender pay gap and take steps to reduce accordingly, and contribute to ultimately achieving gender equality and improving decent work conditions for women

  2. The National Technical Team, Who Prepared Turkey’s first-ever Action Plan on Women's Employment, Holds Its First Meeting for Effective Monitoring

    24 January 2020

    The National Technical Team (NTT) held its first meeting on 14 January 2020 in Ankara in the Phase II of the project to effectively monitor and ensure implementation of Turkey’s first-ever Action Plan focusing on women’s employment, created in the Phase I of the project “More and Better Jobs for Women” implemented by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Turkish Employment Agency (ISKUR) with funding from Sweden.

  3. © Chor Sokunthea / World Bank 2020

    Insufficient paid work affects almost half a billion people, new ILO report shows

    20 January 2020

    A lack of decent work combined with rising unemployment and persisting inequality is making it increasingly difficult for people to build better lives through their work, according to the latest edition of the ILO’s global report on employment and social trends.

December 2019

  1. National and Local Stakeholders Met for the Elimination of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture

    19 December 2019

    With the participation and contribution of national and local stakeholders, activities of hazelnut harvesting season of 2019 aimed at ending child labor in seasonal agriculture were discussed with respect to efficient implementation of relevant policies.

  2. Inequality compromises inclusive growth and social cohesion

    19 December 2019

    The ILO has called for countries to implement a range of measures to tackle inequality, in a joint statement with other international agencies attending the Paris G7 meeting.

  3. More than the survival: Increasing self reliance and formal works

    19 December 2019

    Recognizing the need to support Syrians to become more self reliant and productive members of the Turkish economy, as well as assisting Turkish citizens to meet the dynamic challenges of the labour market, ILO aims at improving employability. In this regard, the “Promoting Decent Work for Syrians under Temporary Protection and Turkish Citizens Project” facilitates the access of Syrians and Turkish citizens to the formal labour market and supports them to develop, strengthen and upgrade their skills and competences.

  4. ILO-EBRD Workshop Discusses Decent Work Potential for Women through Early Childhood Care Services

    18 December 2019

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) Office for Turkey and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) held a workshop in Ankara on 12 December 2019 to review best practices on early childhood care services in Turkey and in the world, and what could be done to expand such practices in Turkey.

  5. “Handbook Addressing Violence and Harassment against Women in the World of Work” Released

    18 December 2019

    The “Handbook Addressing Violence and Harassment against Women in the World of Work” prepared jointly by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and UN Women, and translated into Turkish by the Turkey Offices of both organizations was released in December 2019.

  6. ILO calls for ratification of Convention on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work!

    06 December 2019

  7. Members of SADA Women’s Cooperative Trained On Preparations For General Assembly

    05 December 2019