News

August 2015

  1. 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.

  2. 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)

July 2015

  1. © Nadia Bseiso / ILO 2022

    High-level policy meeting calls for reversal of negative labour market impacts of Syrian refugee crisis on host nations

    30 July 2015

    High-level representatives from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt have gathered under the banner of the ILO to exchange experiences and formulate sustainable policies and programmes that respond to the labour market impacts of the Syrian refugee crisis.

  2. ILO Office in Turkey introduced to its stakeholders the project launched to improve the means of subsistence for Syrian under the temporary projection regime in the country

    02 July 2015

    The ILO Office for Turkey organized a meeting on 30 June 2015 with the participation of relevant parties to introduce the project “ILO Response to Syrian Influx.”

  3. ILO and CAOBISCO scale up efforts on a sustainable model to combat child labour in seasonal hazelnut harvesting in Turkey

    01 July 2015

    The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Association of Chocolate, Biscuit and Confectionery Industries of Europe (CAOBISCO) signed a Public-Private Partnership Agreement (PPP) for a 3 year project “Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCL) in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey”

June 2015

  1. ILO Turkey Office launched a project to support the livelihoods of Syrian Refugees

    30 June 2015

  2. © ILO/Nadia Bseiso 2022

    UN Agencies and Partners Say Funding Shortage Leaves Syrian Refugees and Host Nations Without Vital Support

    25 June 2015

    A shortage of funds is hampering humanitarian and development assistance efforts to meet the needs of 3.9 million refugees who have fled the conflict in Syria, as well as more than 20 million people in affected local communities hosting them in neighbouring countries, according to a report released today.

  3. © ILO/Luu Van Tien 2022

    No to Child Labour, yes to quality education!

    12 June 2015

    ILO Turkey Office Director Numan Özcan's press statement on World Day Against Child Labour

  4. © Nguyen Xuan Chinh / ILO 2022

    New ILO study points to the long-term impact of child labour

    11 June 2015

    New ILO report shows the need for coherent policies tackling child labour and the lack of decent jobs for youth together.

  5. ILO and EU-Presidency join forces to improve working conditions in small enterprises

    10 June 2015

    Informal meeting of Ministers of Labour and Social Affairs alongside the 104th International Labour Conference agree on renewed efforts to improve working conditions in small and micro enterprises.