News

September 2015

  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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.

  3. School bell has rung for the children of seasonal hazelnut workers in West Black Sea Region

    25 August 2015

    School bell has rung for the first time in Hendek District of Sakarya Province, Çilimli and Akçakoca districts of Düzce in the West Black Sea Region for 2015 hazelnut harvest season within the scope of “Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project.”

  4. Good agricultural practices, good hazelnut that excludes child labour is not a dream, as so to become a doctor or teacher

    20 August 2015

    Classrooms are set and students are registered at Uzunisa Social support centre. As the hazelnut harvest goes on with thousands of workers Teachers of “Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project.” payed a visit to head of Altınordu Chamber of Agriculture Uğur Cörüt to elaborate on combatting child labour in Ordu Province.

  5. Information campaign has started

    20 August 2015

    Ordu Metropolitan Municipality has started a province wide information campaign in coordination with “Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project.” Meanwhile children of worker families in the temporary settlement areas are calling their peers to the school at social support centre every morning.

  6. Hygiene and health comes first.

    19 August 2015

    Intensive efforts to end child labour in seasonal hazelnut harvesting continue with hygiene training and dental health check for children in social support centres.

  7. Combatting child labour in seasonal hazelnut harvesting continues on the third year as 2015 harvest season begins

    18 August 2015

    Ministry of Labour and Social Security and ILO enters the third year on combatting child labour in seasonal hazelnut harvesting with the start of 2015 hazelnut harvest season. “Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCL) in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey” is funded by Association of Chocolate, Biscuit and Confectionery Industries of Europe (CAOBISCO)