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    Hazelnut Harvest Season Of 2020 Completed Successfully in Terms of Combating Child Labour Despite COVID-19 Pandemics

    16 October 2020

    The activities undertaken to combat child labour in the framework of “Comprehensive Model Project for Eliminating Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Hazelnut Agriculture” implemented jointly by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and General Directorate of Labour of the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Services were successfully completed despite the pandemic conditions.

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    The UN Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) held its 32nd regular meeting

    16 October 2020

    The meeting brought together 40 participants including representatives of the six member, eleven observer organizations and three resource persons.

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    International Day of Rural Women: The unfinished quest for decent work for all

    15 October 2020

    Challenges to decent work are different in rural and urban areas, but women in rural areas face additional hurdles to access decent work. Higher labour force participation in rural areas in the developing world and widespread decent work deficits of rural jobs reveal the need to promote healthy rural labour markets for everyone.

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    North Macedonia: Trade unions provide new legal services for workers during the current COVID-19 labour market crisis

    13 October 2020

    Through the EU-funded project Strengthening Social Dialogue, ILO is supporting trade union initiatives to provide much needed legal services for members at a time when rights are infringed too often.

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    Labour migration

    Fair employment conditions for migrant workers in the EU—How to provide better support services for migrants?

    09 October 2020

    Under the current German EU Presidency, the German Ministry of Labour recently asked the ILO to facilitate a workshop on how to improve working conditions for migrant workers within the EU. The workshop recommends expanding support services for migrant workers, especially information on rights at work and working conditions in the native language of the worker.

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    Maternity protection and pay equity

    Ukraine commits to achieve gender equality and joins Biarritz Partnership with ILO support

    09 October 2020

    The Biarritz Partnership is an international initiative for equal rights and opportunities for all. It was created to strengthen the responsibility of the G7 countries and to consolidate efforts of other countries in gender equality. The ILO assisted Ukraine in the accession process by providing technical support in two areas: maternity protection and pay equity.

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    Receiving Vocational Qualification Certificates Through Opportunities for Life Project

    08 October 2020

    Turkish and Syrian trainees received vocational qualification certificates upon successful completion of the vocational training courses organised under the “Opportunities for Lives Project” jointly implemented by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Directorate-General for International Labour Force (DG-ILF) of the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Services.

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    Employment support continues with the Work Based Learning Programme (WBL)

    07 October 2020

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) keeps supporting employment opportunities with the recently launched Work Based Learning Programme (WBL). Through this comprehensive and inclusive Programme, employers and job seekers are supported to cope with the increasing difficulties they are facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    UNTFSSE participates in the launching of the MedTOWN conference

    07 October 2020

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    Gender Wage Gap is 15.6% in Turkey, according to the joint study by ILO Turkey Office and TURKSTAT

    05 October 2020

    On a webinar on 30 September 2020, the ILO Office for Turkey and TURKSTAT revealed that gender wage widens as age increases and educational level decreases.