News

January 2016

  1. © Nadia Bseiso/ILO 2022

    ILO welcomes the introduction of work permits for refugees in Turkey

    18 January 2016

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) has welcomed the decision of the Turkish Government to issue work permits for refugees.

  2. “No to child labour in Turkey’s hazelnut gardens”

    08 January 2016

    An ILO project prioritizes education as the main instrument to eliminate child labour in the country’s seasonal agriculture. So far, more than 1,200 children have benefitted from the project.

  3. Call for Internship

    05 January 2016

December 2015

  1. Labour Market Impact of Syrians and their Employability

    30 December 2015

  2. Recent study launched by ILO and TEPAV calls for the development of a national policy on mining

    18 December 2015

    An International Labour Organization (ILO)-sponsored study prepared in cooperation with the Turkish Economic Policy Research Foundation (TEPAV) emphasizes the need for a national policy in mining which ensures not only a continued development of Turkey’s national resources, but also the safety and health all workers engaged in the industry.

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    New ILO figures show 150 million migrants in the global workforce

    16 December 2015

    A new ILO statistical study provides estimates on labour migration, including regions and industries where international migrant workers are established and a special focus on migrants in domestic work.

  4. Stakeholders meeting in Gaziantep: Labour market impact of Syrian refugees

    02 December 2015

    The ILO Office-Turkey organized a stakeholders meeting in Gaziantep on 16 November 2015 with the participation of stakeholders at central and local levels to introduce project activities and discuss the labour market impact of Syrian refugees.

November 2015

  1. UN labour agency warns global growth not creating jobs

    26 November 2015

    Head of UN International Labor Organization says we need to create 40 million more jobs

  2. © G20 Website 2022

    ILO Director-General welcomes G20 breakthrough on tackling inequality, says focus should now be on implementation

    16 November 2015

    G20 Leaders adopt comprehensive agenda for achieving “strong, sustainable and balanced growth” to promote inclusiveness and reduce inequalities.

  3. ILO Director-General says addressing inequality can boost economic growth

    16 November 2015

    Reversing the trend of sluggish growth is vital for success of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development, including the goal of promoting inclusive growth and decent work for all.