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  1. News

    A passion, mission - organizing waste pickers.

    21 December 2016

    During “The Potential of Cooperatives & the Role of Waste Pickers in the Recycling Sector” workshop in Ankara, Turkey, on 20-21 December 2016, ILO COOP spoke to Manuel Mateu an Engineer from the Movement of Excluded Workers (MTE) in Argentina, about his work as an organiser of waste pickers.

  2. News

    The dreams and reality of a waste picker

    21 December 2016

    During “The Potential of Cooperatives & the Role of Waste Pickers in the Recycling Sector” workshop in Ankara, Turkey, on 20-21 December 2016, ILO COOP spoke to Fehmi Celikok, a waste picker from Turkey, about his life as a waste picker

  3. News

    Step forward for waste pickers in Turkey

    21 December 2016

    A workshop “Understanding the Role of Waste Pickers and their Cooperatives in Waste Management and Recycling”, organized by the ILO and the Ministry of Customs and Trade was held in Ankara, Turkey, on 20-21 December.

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    Article

    Too hot to work?

    14 December 2016

    The ILO invited Professor Tord Kjellström to shed light on the impacts of rising heat due to climate change on occupational health risks and worker productivity.

  5. Video interview

    The effect of climate heat waves on workers' productivity and health

    13 December 2016

    Professor Tord Kjellström explains the impacts of rising heat due to climate change on working conditions.

  6. Video interview

    ILO @ COP22

    01 December 2016

    Moustapha Kamal Gueye, coordinator of the Green Jobs Programme, explains what was ILO's main involvement and messages at the COP22 and next steps.

  7. Blog

    Will climate action deliver decent work?

    15 November 2016

    The world of work played a crucial role in the process leading up to the adoption of the Paris Agreement. It will also be indispensable to its successful implementation.

  8. © Evan Schneider / UN 2024

    News

    The Paris Agreement on climate change enters into force

    04 November 2016

    The early ratification of the Agreement by 97 parties so far sends a clear and positive signal that countries are conscious of the urgency to avert irreversible damage from climate change.

  9. Event

    The ILO and the United Nations Climate Change Conference - COP22

    The annual United Nations Climate Change Conference will be held in Bab Ighli, Marrakech, Morocco from 7-18 November 2016. This twenty-second session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) follows the adoption in 2015 of the Paris Agreement on climate change at COP21.

  10. Global South-South Development Expo 2016

    ILO Sustainable Development and Decent Work Solution Forum, 1 November 2016

    The ILO will hold a South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) Solution Forum on The Future of Work at the Global South-South Development Expo 2016. The objectives is to assist participants in accessing tools and method to implement South-South and triangular cooperation projects.