News

April 2022

  1. ILO’s informative meetings on combating child labour in the Black Sea Region

    08 April 2022

    A series of informative meetings were held for institutions in the context of “An Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey”

  2. Bold action needed to reduce carbon emissions

    05 April 2022

    The latest report from the UN‘s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change outlines opportunities to reduce carbon emissions and strengthens the ILO‘s call for a just transition to greener economies.

  3. ILO Turkey Office renews its call for Ratification of Violence and Harassment Convention (C190)

    05 April 2022

    Speaking at the event on preventing violence in the world of work, Numan Özcan, Director of the ILO Office for Turkey, stated that social partners, private sector and civil society were already mobilized and working to implement the Convention, though not yet ratified, and practices deriving from the Convention already being introduced at work.

March 2022

  1. New Director-General of the International Labour Organization elected

    25 March 2022

    The ILO Governing Body has elected Gilbert F. Houngbo as the Organization’s 11th Director-General, who will take office in October 2022.

  2. Gender equality and women’s empowerment in the world of work in fragile, conflict and disaster settings

    21 March 2022

  3. Infrastructure built through “Opportunities for Lives Project” brought ISO certification and a brand

    21 March 2022

    Through collaborative work with the ILO Office for Turkey, Konya Chamber of Furniture Manufacturers both earned ISO Certification for Occupational Safety and Health Management System and established a brand name for wooden toys based on the infrastructure built by the Project.

  4. “Come Safely, Not Quickly”

    16 March 2022

  5. Social Procurement Guide is now one click away!

    15 March 2022

    The Social Procurement Guide that casts guiding light on how cooperatives and social ventures can engage in public procurement is released.

  6. Summary of Observations on ratified Conventions related to Turkey

    10 March 2022

    C098 - Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98)

  7. © GMB Akash / icddr,b 2022

    Greater investment in care could create almost 300 million jobs

    07 March 2022

    Plugging existing, significant, gaps in care services could generate almost 300 million jobs and create a continuum of care that would help to alleviate poverty, encourage gender equality, and support care for children and the elderly, says new ILO report released ahead of International Women’s Day.