COVID-19

  1. News

    “Rapid Self-Assessment” tool developed to guide companies in human rights practices in COVID-19 times

    02 November 2020

    The “Human Rights Due Diligence and COVID-19: Rapid Self-Assessment for Business”, a tool designed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Turkey, in cooperation with the International Labour Organization (ILO), Global Compact Network Turkey and Business for Goals Platform to help businesses assess and manage human rights obligations in their operations, is now adjusted to the Turkish context. The online webinar held to launch this tool of “Human Rights Due Diligence and COVID-19: Rapid Self-Assessment for Business” offered businesses a comprehensive, practical perspective for human rights.

  2. News

    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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    COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

    COVID-19 leads to massive labour income losses worldwide

    23 September 2020

    A new ILO analysis of the labour market impact of COVID-19 reveals a “massive” drop in labour income and a fiscal stimulus gap that threatens to increase inequality between richer and poorer countries.

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    Social protection

    ILO: Developing countries should invest US$1.2 trillion to guarantee basic social protection

    17 September 2020

    Closing the coverage gap, worsened by COVID-19, will require additional sources of financing says a new ILO study.

  5. News

    Grant Support from ILO to Entrepreneurs in Mersin

    15 September 2020

    Mersin was included among the provinces receiving entrepreneurship support under the "Opportunities for Lives Project" implemented jointly by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Directorate-General for International Labour Force (DG-ILF) of the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Services. - Project Coordinator Ms. Gelir: “We are also happy that we can give income and job creation support to individuals and their community in an environment of economic recession and uncertainty caused by the pandemic.”