News

March 2016

  1. Winners of ILO-sponsored short film competition announced

    24 March 2016

    The first prize in the short documentary film contest goes to short film “Hanımeli” about a 76 years old woman who has been doing auto tire business for 35 years starting with the motto “If a woman can be a judge, magistrate or doctor, why not a tire repairer?”

  2. Workshops for Ankara Action Plan on Children Working in Streets were held on 22-23 February and 4 March in collaboration with the ILO and ASPİM

    23 March 2016

  3. “Employment and Equity”: Deep and ever-increasing inequalities start to constitute barriers to “equal opportunities” and constrain social mobility.

    21 March 2016

    Following a “Workshop on Employment and Equity” held at Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences on June 17-21, 2015, the ILO Office for Turkey has published the collection of the texts of the workshop and the academic debate.

  4. © Brian Wolfe 2022

    ILO: 90 per cent of domestic workers excluded from social protection

    14 March 2016

    New ILO study highlights huge decent work deficits for domestic workers throughout the world.

  5. © John Isaac / World Bank 2022

    ILO: Large gender gaps remain across broad spectrum of global labour market

    08 March 2016

    New ILO report highlights the enormous challenges women continue to face in finding and keeping decent jobs around the world.

  6. Study on “Contractual arrangements in Turkey’s coal mines” published

    07 March 2016

    This study, which emphasizes the need for a national policy in mining ensuring not only a continued development of Turkey’s national resources, but also the safety and health all workers engaged in the industry, was sponsored by the ILO and was prepared in cooperation with the Turkish Economic Policy Research Foundation (TEPAV)

  7. ILO and Altındağ Municipality join forces for trainings on women’s human rights

    04 March 2016

    Trainings on women’s human rights commenced on Friday, 4 March 2016 under the cooperation of ILO and Altındağ Municipality

February 2016

  1. Crisis has aggravated long-term erosion of European middle class

    29 February 2016

    The financial crisis and changing employment relationships have caused the middle class in most EU countries to contract over the past decade.

January 2016

  1. © ILO/ Awad Tawel 2022

    Syria: Donors must help host countries meet refugee crisis

    29 January 2016

    Jobs and employment are key in the global response to the Syria refugee crisis. Ahead of a donor Conference on supporting Syria in London, ILO chief Guy Ryder visited Jordan to examine first-hand the effects of the massive refugee influx on the labour market, and to discuss employment options for refugees and the communities that host them.

  2. © Salvatore Valastro 2022

    Global unemployment projected to rise in both 2016 and 2017

    19 January 2016

    Despite falling unemployment levels in some developed economies, new ILO analysis - World Employment and Social Outlook (WESO) - shows the global job crisis is not likely to end, especially in emerging economies.