News

August 2015

  1. Hendek Social Support Centre receiving new students everyday.

    25 August 2015

    School has started in Hendek Karadere Social Support Centre within the scope of “Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project.” 7 teachers undertake the task to teach during the day and to convince worker families in the night village by village.

  2. Children of seasonal workers and hazelnut producers are attending classes together in Akçakoca Social Support Centre

    25 August 2015

    Children of seasonal workers and hazelnut producers are attending classes together in Akçakoca Social Support Centre within the scope of “Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project.” Social Service experts are continuing to visit hazelnut fields and homes to register new children to social support centres.

  3. School bell has rung for the children of seasonal hazelnut workers in West Black Sea Region

    25 August 2015

    School bell has rung for the first time in Hendek District of Sakarya Province, Çilimli and Akçakoca districts of Düzce in the West Black Sea Region for 2015 hazelnut harvest season within the scope of “Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project.”

  4. Good agricultural practices, good hazelnut that excludes child labour is not a dream, as so to become a doctor or teacher

    20 August 2015

    Classrooms are set and students are registered at Uzunisa Social support centre. As the hazelnut harvest goes on with thousands of workers Teachers of “Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project.” payed a visit to head of Altınordu Chamber of Agriculture Uğur Cörüt to elaborate on combatting child labour in Ordu Province.

  5. Information campaign has started

    20 August 2015

    Ordu Metropolitan Municipality has started a province wide information campaign in coordination with “Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey Project.” Meanwhile children of worker families in the temporary settlement areas are calling their peers to the school at social support centre every morning.

  6. 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.

  7. 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 2024

    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”