Informally employed Syrian refugees, working under harsh conditions, further strain Jordanian labour market
18 May 2015
The arrival of hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees in neighbouring Jordan has increased unemployment in areas in which they are highly concentrated, and further strained the host country’s infrastructure, resources and public services. This has increased competition in some sectors and added to the informality of the labour market, a new joint report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Institute for Applied International Studies (Fafo) finds.
13 May 2015
Turkey is finding success with coordinated measures to get children out of the hazelnut fields and into school. (Closed Captions available)
28 April 2015
The ILO has been recognizing the World OSH Day as both a day for commemoration and celebration since 2003 and this day is celebrated this year in Turkey for the first time with a focus on the crucial role of the National OSH Council.
18 April 2015
Several recent media reports on the trial procedure related to the Soma mining accident mention the International Labour Organization (ILO) “ranking Turkey third in the World for fatal work accidents”.
30 March 2015
The “Turkey Green Jobs Conference” took place on 26 March 2015 in Ankara.
16 March 2015
Speaking at the conference “Green Jobs in Turkey” which was the last activity under the project, International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Green Jobs Programme Coordinator Kees van der Ree remarked that many countries are now aware of the strong connection between the way natural resources are managed today and economic and social development in the future.
09 March 2015
Twenty years have passed since the 4th World Conference on Women adopted a far-reaching roadmap for achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment. ILO TV shows how far we've come, and how we can move farther and faster to get to where we want to go.
26 January 2015
Very few of the estimated 53 million domestic workers worldwide are covered by labour laws. In 2011, the ILO's Member States adopted the Domestic Workers' Convention (N°189) to protect their rights, promote equality of opportunity and treatment, and improve working and living conditions. So far, 17 countries have ratified this convention. Let's keep the momentum!