News

September 2015

  1. ILO welcomes G20 priority of boosting growth, jobs and reducing inequalities

    04 September 2015

    The ILO Director-General highlighted ministers’ agreement to undertake a mix of policies using “wage-setting mechanisms, institutions for social dialogue, social protection systems, employment services and active labour market policies.”

  2. Rehearsals at Çilimli Social Support Centre continue for the end of the harvest season

    04 September 2015

    Students of Çilimli Social Support Centre are coming to the centre with a school bus every morning from their settlements. Their relation with the centre is reinforced with the social and cultural activities beside the official education programme.

  3. Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project stakeholders visited West Black Sea Region

    04 September 2015

    The delegation of stakeholders’ visits for “Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project” continued in West Black Sea Region on 27-28 August 2015. Govert Visser, Political Affairs Counsellor of the Embassy of Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ankara joined the delegation on the second leg of the field visit representing The Kingdom of the Netherlands, which has been a supporter of the project since beginning.

  4. Stakeholders meeting were held on 25 August 2015 in Ordu Province within the framework of the Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project

    04 September 2015

    Stakeholders of the “Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project” came together to evaluate the on going project activities and future steps.

  5. The Association of the Chocolate, Biscuit and Confectionery Industries of Europe (CAOBISCO) Secretary General and members arrived to Ordu Province for an on-site observation of on-going work to eliminate child labour in hazelnut harvesting

    04 September 2015

    The Association of the Chocolate, Biscuit and Confectionery Industries of Europe (CAOBISCO) Secretary General and a delegation from it’s members arrived to Ordu Province to observe “Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project” activities in field and to hold a series of meetings with the project stakeholders in the region.

  6. G20 caught in weak economic and jobs recovery spiral

    04 September 2015

    “A weak economic recovery continues to weigh heavily on G20 labour markets, while the persistent lack of decent jobs is in turn hurting the recovery,” said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder, who’s taking part in the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers meeting and their joint meeting with G20 Finance Ministers in Ankara.

  7. ILO Director-General and labour confederations in Turkey discuss how to improve labour and union rights

    03 September 2015

    The ILO Director-General’s meeting with the confederations of workers’ and public servants’ unions in Turkey highlighted the importance of trade unions and social dialogue in dealing with current issues in the world of work

  8. ILO Director-General visits Turkey

    01 September 2015

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder’s visit marks a first highest level visit by an ILO Director-General to Ankara after 22 years

August 2015

  1. Hendek Social Support Centre receiving new students everyday.

    25 August 2015

    School has started in Hendek Karadere Social Support Centre within the scope of “Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project.” 7 teachers undertake the task to teach during the day and to convince worker families in the night village by village.

  2. Children of seasonal workers and hazelnut producers are attending classes together in Akçakoca Social Support Centre

    25 August 2015

    Children of seasonal workers and hazelnut producers are attending classes together in Akçakoca Social Support Centre within the scope of “Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project.” Social Service experts are continuing to visit hazelnut fields and homes to register new children to social support centres.