News

September 2015

  1. School classes end in Ünye Social Support Centre

    17 September 2015

    Ünye Social Support Centre that was established within the scope of “Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project” is closed for 2015 as the workers has departed the settlement areas with the end of the hazelnut harvest season.

  2. Social support centres are closing towards the end of the hazelnut harvest season in East Black Sea Region

    17 September 2015

    Hazelnut harvesting season coming to an end in East Black Sea Region and seasonal workers are leaving the area. Social support centres which, established within the scope of “Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project” are closing as workers depart the area.

  3. ILO welcomes G20 priority of boosting growth, jobs and reducing inequalities

    04 September 2015

    The ILO Director-General highlighted ministers’ agreement to undertake a mix of policies using “wage-setting mechanisms, institutions for social dialogue, social protection systems, employment services and active labour market policies.”

  4. Rehearsals at Çilimli Social Support Centre continue for the end of the harvest season

    04 September 2015

    Students of Çilimli Social Support Centre are coming to the centre with a school bus every morning from their settlements. Their relation with the centre is reinforced with the social and cultural activities beside the official education programme.

  5. Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project stakeholders visited West Black Sea Region

    04 September 2015

    The delegation of stakeholders’ visits for “Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project” continued in West Black Sea Region on 27-28 August 2015. Govert Visser, Political Affairs Counsellor of the Embassy of Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ankara joined the delegation on the second leg of the field visit representing The Kingdom of the Netherlands, which has been a supporter of the project since beginning.

  6. Stakeholders meeting were held on 25 August 2015 in Ordu Province within the framework of the Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project

    04 September 2015

    Stakeholders of the “Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project” came together to evaluate the on going project activities and future steps.

  7. The Association of the Chocolate, Biscuit and Confectionery Industries of Europe (CAOBISCO) Secretary General and members arrived to Ordu Province for an on-site observation of on-going work to eliminate child labour in hazelnut harvesting

    04 September 2015

    The Association of the Chocolate, Biscuit and Confectionery Industries of Europe (CAOBISCO) Secretary General and a delegation from it’s members arrived to Ordu Province to observe “Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project” activities in field and to hold a series of meetings with the project stakeholders in the region.

  8. 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.

  9. 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

  10. 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