Technical Assistance for Improving Social Dialogue in Working Life project, run by the ILO Office for Turkey, has officially started in August 2016. The project mainly aims the promotion of social dialogue at all levels in the country. To that end, the project prioritizes increasing the capacity of social partners, relevant public institutions and awareness-raising on social dialogue at all levels through a holistic approach.
Ministry of Labour and Social Security - MoLSS is the main beneficiary of the Technical Assistance for Improving Social Dialogue in Working Life project where the general public, workers, employers and staff of public agencies are considered as the final beneficiaries.
Trade unions and confederations of workers, employers and civil servants, unionised employees and employers, employees and employers who are not unionised, educational institutions, teachers, academicians, students, staff of the relevant ministries (Ministry of Labour and Social Security, Ministry of Interior Affairs, Ministry of Justice), local administrations, Provincial Employment and Vocational Training Boards, small and large enterprises are at the focus of the project as target groups.
Estimated results of the 24 month project are; Improved institutional capacity of MoLSS, related institutions and social partners to better engage in social dialogue in working life; Increased awareness of the institutions and the general public on freedom of association, collective bargaining and social dialogue at all levels; and Improved social dialogue mechanisms at all levels.
Technical Assistance for Improving Social Dialogue in Working Life project will be achieving the above listed estimated results, through a wide and detailed web of actions, trainings, meetings, publications and a variety of communication initiatives.