Multimedia on Green Jobs

  1. Guy Ryder looks back on #ILC2017

    19 June 2017

    The transition from war to peace, labour migration, the green economy, fundamental principals and rights at work....these issues and more were the topic of a live conversation with ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the main conclusions of this year’s world parliament of labour, the 106th International Labour Conference.

  2. Decent work and environmental sustainability must go hand in hand, says ILO Director-General

    05 June 2017

    Guy Ryder, Director-General of the ILO, told delegates at the 106th International Labour Conference that job creation and the protection of the planet can and must work together for a sustainable future. The two-week long Conference gathers over 5000 representatives of governments, employers and workers from the UN agency’s 187 member states to foster progress in the world of work.

  3. Day 1: “Decent jobs of the future will not be green by definition but by design”, says Ryder

    05 June 2017

    The 106th International Labour Conference opened Monday with a clear call by the ILO Director-General Guy Ryder to put green jobs at the heart of sustainable development. The International Labour Conference - also known as the Parliament of the World of Work – is hosted by the International Labour Organization and this year’s ambitious agenda include green jobs, labour migration, transition to peace and Fundamental principles and rights at work.

  4. PAGE Ministerial Conference 2017

    02 June 2017

    The Partnership Action on Green Economy Ministerial Conference brought together over 300 leaders from governments, civil society, private sector, development partners, media and the public to explore how our economies and financial markets can be “enablers” for the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement.

  5. Greening the ILO

    18 April 2017

    The ILO Environmental Sustainability Action Plan 2016-2017 established a number of goals for the Office with the aim of greening our workspaces, activities and actions.

  6. Why waste water?

    22 March 2017

    A Video Message from Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization and Chair of UN-Water, on the occasion of World Water Day 2017.

  7. The effect of climate heat waves on workers' productivity and health

    13 December 2016

    Professor Tord Kjellström explains the impacts of rising heat due to climate change on working conditions.

  8. ILO @ COP22

    01 December 2016

    Moustapha Kamal Gueye, coordinator of the Green Jobs Programme, explains what was ILO's main involvement and messages at the COP22 and next steps.

  9. Why gender matters in climate change financing

    06 July 2016

    When it comes to financing climate mitigation and adaption, gender must be a central consideration. Mariama Williams, Senior Programme Officer, Global Governance for Development Programme at the South Centre explains why.

  10. Social Justice and Climate Change

    10 June 2016

    As countries move to implement the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the conversation has started in earnest about just how the world goes about transitioning to a low carbon economy. This week, on the side lines of the International Labour Conference, ILO News spoke to an International Labour Organization researcher, Moustapha Kamal Gueye, about why the coming transformation must incorporate concepts of social justice.