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  1. © Gelberta Neziri Gashi 2021

    International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

    One hour against child labour at schools in Kosovo

    26 July 2021

    The ILO, together with the Ministry of Education, organized a campaign in the schools of Kosovo to raise awareness about child labour among school kids on 11 June, 2021, World Day Against Child Labour. The information kit for teachers was prepared with ILO support and all schools accross Kosovo were asked to to dedicate one lesson to the topic that day. At least 137,000 students from 309 schools participated to learn what child labour is, and how to help victims. The campaign was organized under a global ILO program against child labour (MAP’16) with support from the US Department of Labour.

  2. © ILO/Milos Vujovic 2021

    Introducing a youth guarantee (YG) in the Western Balkans

    The European Commission and the ILO join forces to support young people

    18 July 2021

    A new EC/ILO Technical Assistance Facility set up to pursue youth employment in the Western Balkans.

  3. News

    Working to Eliminate Gender Wage Gap in the World of Work at Country Level, ILO Embarks on Achieving Equal Pay at Enterprise Level

    15 July 2021

    Having released a joint report with the Turkish Statistical Institute (TURKSTAT) on estimating the gender wage gap (GWP) with a view to achieving gender equality and eliminating GWP in the world of work, the International Labour Organization (ILO) Office for Turkey now embarks on measuring GWP at enterprise level.

  4. Domestic Workers

    Norway ratifies the Domestic Workers Convention

    09 July 2021

    Norway becomes the 33rd ILO member State to ratify this Convention

  5. Press release

    THAMM programme holds first regional conference on labour migration re-sponses to COVID-19 crisis in European and North African countries

    09 July 2021

    In close collaboration with the European Commission (EC), the International Labour Or-ganization (ILO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) co-organized a virtual regional conference – from 5 to 7 July – on Labour Migration Responses to COVID-19 in European and North African Countries. It was the first regional meeting under the “Towards a Holistic Approach to Labour Migration Governance and Mobility in North Africa” (THAMM) Programme.

  6. News

    ILO Turkey Organizes a Week of Awareness-Raising Events Around 12 June World Day Against Child Labour

    09 July 2021

  7. Publication

    How to promote youth employment and safety at work in Moldova? – New facts and figures published

    07 July 2021

    Every four years, the ILO develops a Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Moldova. The planning framework is the the main vehicle for delivery of ILO support to the country. For the new DWCP 2021 to 2024 coming out in fall of this year, Moldovan constituents asked the ILO to focus on youth employment and safety at work. In order to have a more informed discussion with partners in Moldova, the ILO commissioned two background studies, which you can find at the links.

  8. News

    Happy women and their success!

    07 July 2021

    On 20 July 2020, towards an inclusive, resilient and green recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic, seven women partners with technical support from ILO Turkey and the financial assistance from the USBPRM, Limited Liability Meryem Women's Initiative Production and Operation Cooperative was founded.

  9. News

    ILO Office for Turkey Supports Small Enterprises

    05 July 2021

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) Office for Turkey provides financial support of 11 million TRY in total through two schemes to micro-small enterprises, including particularly tradesmen, in order to contribute to responses to the economic and social impact of COVID-19 pandemic.

  10. Policy innovations responding to the pandemic

    Three essential questions to Mihail Arandarenko, Professor at University of Belgrade, Faculty of Economics

    02 July 2021

    Welcome to our first issue of short interviews with important researchers and practitioners from Central and Eastern Europe on burning questions concerning labour and social policies. The interviewee is Mihail Arandarenko, a leading researcher on labour markets and employment and social policies.