News

April 2022

  1. © Jesse A. Lora / NAVFAC 2022

    Social dialogue, key to strengthening safety and health at work

    28 April 2022

    Responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have shown the importance of an effective collaboration between social partners in preventing occupational accidents and diseases, says a new report from the ILO on World Day for Safety and Health at Work.

  2. Global Conference in South Africa to tackle rising child labour

    21 April 2022

  3. © Tamara Merino / IMF 2022

    Invest in a greener and more inclusive human-centred recovery ILO tells World Bank and IMF

    21 April 2022

    In statements to the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, emphasized the urgency of fostering a human-centred recovery amid a fragile outlook for 2022.

  4. ILO and TKDF join forces against gender-based violence at work

    14 April 2022

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) Office for Turkey and Federation of Women Associations of Turkey (TKDF) will engage in joint activities to combat gender-based violence in the world of work, raise awareness for prevention of gender-based violence and harassment, and enable victims of such violence and harassment to access support mechanisms.

  5. ILO and EUD high-level visit to Konya

    08 April 2022

    Mr. Numan Özcan, Director of the ILO Office for Turkey, and His Excellency Ambassador Nikolaus Meyer-Landrut, Head of EU Delegation to Turkey, paid field visits to Konya for on-site review of activities under “Opportunities for Lives Project” implemented by ILO and DGILF with EU funding.

  6. 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”

  7. 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.

  8. 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