News

June 2019

  1. International Labour Conference ends with adoption of key Convention and Declaration

    22 June 2019

    The International Labour Conference adopts landmark instruments on violence and harassment and a Declaration on the future of work. The Conference concluded its two-week session, which marked the Centenary of the ILO.

  2. New international labour standard to combat violence, harassment, at work agreed

    21 June 2019

    The Centenary International Labour Conference has adopted a new Convention and Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the workplace.

  3. Lessons learned from the ILO’s Refugee Response Programme in Turkey - Supporting livelihood opportunities for refugees and host communities

    19 June 2019

    This report examines lessons learned in the ILO Turkey’s Refugee Response Programme, which supports mainly Syrian refugees, but also includes non-Syrian refugees, and host communities.

  4. 100 Years of Action Against Child Labour

    19 June 2019

    On the occasion of 12 June World Day Against Child Labour and 100th Anniversary of the International Labour Organization (ILO), a photo exhibition and booth area was held at Atakule, Ankara on 13-14 June 2019.

  5. Children shouldn’t work in the fields, but on dreams!

    18 June 2019

    On the occasion of 12 June World Day Against Child Labour, the International Labour Organization (ILO) Office for Turkey and the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Services jointly organized a field visit to Sarıoba temporary settlement area for seasonal agricultural workers in Polatlı, Ankara with the participation of local, national and international stakeholders.

  6. Last episode of the training series commences in Şanlıurfa for Employees of the Directorate for Guidance and Inspection

    17 June 2019

    The last episode of the training series on Temporary and International Protection, Work, Inspection and Judicial Process for Foreigners commenced in Şanlıurfa for employees of the Directorate for Guidance and Inspection of the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Services. The training series aims to strengthen the institutional capacities of labour inspectors to guide the public, employers and workers by providing support in international and judicial matters.

  7. © Kivanc Ozvardar / ILO 2019

    ILO launched a new project

    17 June 2019

    ILO launched a new project to assist key institutions while keeping the economy afloat and enabling better employment standards for all

  8. In 2019, the International Labour Organization is celebrating 100 years of advancing social justice and promoting decent work

    12 June 2019

    Yet today, 152 million children are still in child labour. Child labour occurs in almost all sectors, yet 7 out of every 10 of these children are working in agriculture.

  9. Vice President Fuat Oktay represented Turkey in ILO’s International Labour Conference at Geneva

    11 June 2019

    Vice President Fuat Oktay represented Turkey at the 108th Session of the International Labour Conference which started on 10 June 2019 at Geneva and celebrated the Centenary of the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  10. ILO Director-General highlights the most profound, transformative changes in a century

    10 June 2019

    The Centenary session of the International Labour Conference, known as the ‘world parliament of labour’ has opened in Geneva, with a speech from the ILO’s Director-General.