Cooperation Protocol between ILO and IHKIB

Ilo IhkibThe protocol signed by Mr. Numan Özcan, Director of the ILO Office for Turkey, and Mr. Mustafa Gültepe, Chairman of IHKIB, aims to create decent work for Syrians and host communities in the apparel industry, and support an enabling environment for economic growth. The work under the protocol will be undertaken in Istanbul and Bursa.

-Özcan: “We endeavour, in the framework of ILO Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis, to contribute to the efforts in providing access for refugees to means of subsistence, and to formal and decent work in the labour market. We believe that collaboration with IHKIB is highly important in the apparel industry where Syrians and host communities are, or have the potential of being, employed in large numbers.”