21 March 2013
20 December 2012
70% of families living in Bangladesh's countryside are without electricity. But now, with help from the ILO and Australia and the central government, some villagers can get low cost solar power. The demand for skilled workers in green jobs is also increasing.
United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, 20-22 June
World leaders came together to shape how to reduce poverty, advance social equity and ensure environmental protection on an ever more crowded planet. The ILO has taken a series of nine key messages to the Rio+20 summit, including a call for governments to reaffirm the goal of decent work for all as central to sustainable development.
In June 2012, during the Rio+20 Conference, the ILO launched an exhibition at its headquarters entitled "Greening the ILO." The purpose of the exhibition and this presentation is to showcase some of the ILO's major efforts in greening its activities and buildings - through photos and words.