106th International Labour Conference
ILO ready to face world of work challenges resulting from crisis, labour migration and green transition
16 June 2017
Conference shows that the ILO is ready and able to update its standards, making them robust and relevant.
The theme of this edition is: "Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Employment–intensive Investment Approach". Participants will discuss the role and contribution of employment-intensive approaches in achieving the SDG outcomes mainly focussing on building national capacities for employment creation, expanding employment-based social protection floor and conserving the environment - including addressing climate change and its adverse effects.
Spotlight on Cooperatives
12 June 2017
Women plumbers’ cooperative in Jordan provides plumbing and repair services to households while also raising awareness among Jordanian women to improve water and energy management in their homes.
Paris Agreement and green jobs
ILO - UNFCCC side event: "Greening with Jobs: Decent Work and Just Transition in the Paris Agreement"
09 June 2017
On 10 May 2017, the ILO Green Jobs co-hosted a side event titled “Greening with Jobs: Decent Work and Just Transition in the Paris Agreement” during the Bonn Climate Change Conference
08 June 2017
A 3 day workshop on just transition and green jobs took place in Montevideo from 31 May to 2 June 2017.
World Environment Day 2017
05 June 2017
"Let’s not just mark World Environment Day. Let’s make it a reason to put our political will into action. The future of our jobs, and of our children, relies on it," says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.
Our impact, their voices
26 May 2017
Innovative ILO project aims to reduce Kenya’s vulnerability to climate risks and improve livelihoods among traditional pastoralist communities.
26 April 2017
While indigenous peoples face severe threats from climate change, they are also at the forefront of combating it, say three ILO experts on the basis of a new report.
Indigenous peoples and climate change
27 March 2017
Leading economists, CEOs, ministers, heads of UN agencies and high-level representatives from nongovernmental organizations meet in Berlin to boost the green economy and set a path to the 2030 Agenda. Countries have donated close to €15 million so far while Uruguay and Guyana have joined the Partnership for Action on Green Economy.