Promoting a ’One-UN’ Approach to Indigenous Peoples’ Rights at the Country Level: The Second Phase of the UN Indigenous Peoples’ Partnership
01 February 2018
The third GAIN Conference, which followed the Global Forum on Just Transition, gave a tribune for researchers and policy makers to exchange on research methods and country experiences to evaluate the impact of transitioning towards greener economy.
The ILO Constituents in Ghana Call for Mainstreaming of the principle of “a Just Transition towards Environmental Sustainability…” into schools’ curriculum
24 January 2018
The effects of climate change call for implementation of measures that would mitigate its impact on societies. In an effort to achieve the “Just Transition towards environmentally sustainable economies and societies for all”, the ILO Country office Abuja gave technical and financial support to the government of Ghana to organize a National Dialogue in Accra.
Climate change and decent work
15 December 2017
During the Paris One Planet Summit, Vic Van Vuuren, director of the ILO Enterprise Department took part to the International side event titled “CLIMATE SOLIDARITY, A National and International Challenge at the crossroads of the Paris Agreement and of the Sustainable Development Goals”.
The annual United Nations Climate Change Conference will be presided by Fiji and held in Bonn, Germany from 6-17 November 2017. This twenty-third session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP23) will meet with the objective to advance the aims and ambitions of the Paris Agreement and achieve progress on its implementation guidelines.
CoP 23 - Side event
High-Level Dialogue organized by of The Republic of Fiji (COP 23 President) in partnership with the International Labour Organization to shed light on the interlinkages between Decent work and environmental sustainability.
Under the framework of the Green Centenary Initiative, the ILO and the United Nations climate change secretariat are convening a Global Forum on Just Transition on the 5th of December, 2017, in Geneva.
Our impact, their voices
04 October 2017
The Andean Grains Programme – a joint ILO-FAO-UNESCO initiative – not only improved the livelihoods of organic quinoa producers but also contributed to the economic empowerment of women.
Inclusive Green Growth and Job Creation
28 September 2017
In September 2017 Zambia hosted the first “Africa Forum on Private Sector Inclusive Growth and Decent Green Jobs Creation”.