Publications

2014

  1. Greening the Economies of Least Developed Countries: The Role of Skills and Training

    29 October 2014

    This policy brief draws the attention of policy-makers and social partners in least developed countries to the role of skills development in facilitating the building of greener economies, as a way to achieve sustainable development and poverty eradication. It is based on research applied in policy design and numerous case studies of country experiences and good practices.

2012

  1. Skills for green jobs in Mauritius

    25 September 2012

    Country study

  2. Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification in the Kyrgyz garment sector

    11 June 2012

    Employment Sector - Employment Report No. 19

2011

  1. Skills for Green Jobs: A Global View

    06 October 2011

    This volume examines the experiences of 21 developed and developing countries in adjusting their training provision to meet the new demands of a greener economy. It shows that skills development is critical to unlocking the employment potential of green growth, yet skills shortages are becoming an obstacle in realizing this potential. The report recommends that countries devise strategies based on well-informed policy decisions, social dialogue, and coordination among ministries and between employers and training providers.

2010

  1. Skills for green jobs in Indonesia

    25 June 2010

    Background country study

  2. Skills for green jobs in Australia

    25 June 2010

    Background country study

  3. Skills for green jobs in China

    25 June 2010

    Background country study

  4. Skills for green jobs in Costa Rica

    25 June 2010

    Background country study

  5. Skills for green jobs in Denmark

    25 June 2010

    Background country study

  6. Skills for green jobs in Egypt

    25 June 2010

    Background country study

  7. Skills for green jobs in Estonia

    25 June 2010

    Background country study

  8. Skills for green jobs in France

    25 June 2010

    Background country study

  9. Skills for green jobs in Germany

    25 June 2010

    Background country study

  10. Skills for green jobs in Mali

    25 June 2010

    Background country study

  11. Skills for green jobs in the Philippines

    25 June 2010

    Background country study

  12. Skills for green jobs in the Republic of Korea

    25 June 2010

    Background country study

  13. Skills for green jobs in South Africa

    25 June 2010

    Background country study

  14. Skills for green jobs in Spain

    25 June 2010

    Background country study

  15. Skills for green jobs in Thailand

    25 June 2010

    Background country study

  16. Skills for green jobs in Uganda

    25 June 2010

    Background country study