The Director-General of the International Labour Organization Guy Ryder, who came to Turkey participate in the 12th Session of the Labour Assembly organised by the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Services under the auspices of the Presidency of the Republic, was received by President Erdoğan on 23 May 2019 in Ankara.
The closed-door meeting at ATO Congresium lasted half an hour, and focused on ILO-Turkey relations and how to advance the recently growing cooperation.
Ryder was accompanied in the meeting by ILO Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia Heinz Koller and Director of the ILO Office for Turkey Numan Özcan.
The 12th Session of the Labour Assembly was themed “Work for a Brighter Future” on the occasion of ILO Centenary. An important social dialogue platform that brings together all partners to formulate policies on work life, the Labour Assembly last convened in 2015.