News

November 2023

  1. November 20, World Children’s Day

    20 November 2023

  2. Providing therapy to all, including traumatized refugees and earthquake survivors

    10 November 2023

    Jin Dawod survived the horrors of the Syrian war and today lives in Türkiye where she founded Peace Therapist, an online platform that puts its users in contact with therapists who can support them in their native language, including by providing free therapy for all, including refugees traumatized by war as well as earthquake survivors.

  3. © WHO 2024

    Over 60 per cent of employment has been lost in Gaza since start of current conflict

    06 November 2023

    The ILO has issued its first bulletin on the impact of the current Israel-Hamas conflict on the labour market and livelihoods in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.

October 2023

  1. Heartfelt Congratulations to the Republic of Türkiye!

    29 October 2023

    Yasser Hassan - Director, ILO Office for Türkiye

  2. Ministry of Labour and Social Security of Türkiye determinedly advancing towards Türkiye becoming a Pathfinder Country within Alliance 8.7 with the support of the ILO

    26 October 2023

    Minister Işıkhan: "With the perspective of protecting human rights in the workplace and promoting decent jobs for individuals, we will hopefully create our Alliance 8.7 road map, which will determine our national priorities by addressing these issues, with your support and participation." ILO Türkiye Director Hassan: “It is a milestone that the Turkish Republic is taking with confidence, determination, and with a sense of responsibility and collaboration. ILO would continue its support for the preparation of 8.7 national roadmap, as well as its implementation, and remains committed to supporting the advancement of social justice in Türkiye.”

  3. Employment of Persons with Disabilities: ILO discussed with multilateral parties inclusive policies and practices for decent work for all

    18 October 2023

    ILO Türkiye Office continues to work to increase the employment of vulnerable groups. At the meetings held in Istanbul and Gaziantep, public, civil society, private sector representatives and working persons with disabilities convened and discussed policy and practical implications suggestions for sustainable employment of persons with disabilities.

  4. ILO workshop identifies potential common approaches to strengthening the involvement of women in leadership positions among its social partners

    17 October 2023

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) Office for Türkiye hosted a workshop aimed at strengthening the involvement of women in the decision-making mechanisms of its social partners. The participants, representing workers’ and employers’ organizations, reached consensus to develop a joint document that includes the delivery of leadership training to women.

  5. Turkish Metal Workers Union take an important step in drawing up a zero tolerance for violence policy paper

    13 October 2023

    The International Labor Organization (ILO) Office for Türkiye is continuing in its efforts to contribute to the prevention of workplace violence and harassment, through organizing training sessions for the Turkish Metal Workers Union and providing technical input for the preparation of a "Policy Document on Zero Tolerance for Violence."

  6. The 2023 UN Secretary-General's Report on Cooperatives for Social Development is now available in Turkish!

    13 October 2023

  7. We are here for you!

    12 October 2023