High-level meeting on the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions concludes with pledges of support and commitments for its implementation
03 October 2022
Heads of states and governments, foreign ministers, representatives from United Nations (UN) agencies, international financial institutions, and global employers’ and workers’ organizations met during the 77th UN General Assembly to pledge their support and commitment for the successful implementation of the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions.
30 September 2022
Throught the UN Partnership Action on Green Economy, the ILO has worked closely with the Ministry of Labour of Argentina in supporting green jobs and a just transition.
UNGA resolution on human rights
29 September 2022
Moustapha Kamal Gueye, Head of the ILO’s Green Jobs Unit and Tim de Meyer, Senior Adviser in the NORMES Department, explain the broader implications of the new UNGA resolution declaring a clean, healthy and sustainable environment to be a universal human right.
77th UN General Assembly - Side event
Partnering for Action: Implementation of the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions
This UNGA high-level event brings together Heads of State and Government, heads of UN agencies, international financial institutions, the private sector and civil society representatives, to announce concrete commitments aimed at ensuring the success of the Global Accelerator and the role it can play in advancing the SDGs.
Renewable Energy and Jobs
22 September 2022
New report confirms growth in renewable jobs despite multiple crises and calls for targeted industrial strategies to create stable supply chains and decent jobs.
19 September 2022
Looking at a fairer and more inclusive world of work, OpEd by Ms Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi.
48th Arab Labour Conference
18 September 2022
In a recorded video address, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder addresses Arab governments, workers and employers meeting in Cairo, Egypt, with a call to pursue with the ILO a shared mission of promoting social justice.
Transforming Technical and Vocational Education and Training for Refugees: Greening the Southern Africa Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Ecosystem
The United Nations Transforming Education Summit - TES: Solutions Day aims to mobilize collective actions and initiatives around Thematic Action Tracks - that require greater attention and action to accelerate progress on the education 2030 Agenda and transform education. This event will contribute to the second Thematic Action Track of "Learning and skills for life, work, and sustainable development".
77th UN General Assembly
14 September 2022
At the UN General Assembly in New York the ILO will seek to alleviate the impact of humanitarian, economic and climate crises by rallying support for the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection.
This episode of the ILO's monthly live show discusses latest estimates on modern slavery, the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions, to be presented at the UN General Assembly and the implications of the climate emergency for the world of work.