News, articles and events on Green Jobs

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    World Employment and Social Outlook 2018

    24 million jobs to open up in the green economy

    14 May 2018

    ILO flagship report estimates job losses and job creation as the world moves to a greener economy.

  2. Bonn Climate Change Conference

    First-Ever Training on How to Analyze Potential Economic Consequences of Emission Reductions

    08 May 2018

    In the framework of the Bonn Climate Change Conference organized by the UNFCCC, the ILO has supported the organization of the training in partnership with UN Climate Change Secretariat and UN Environment, which took place on 5 May 2018.

  3. Media Advisory

    ILO to launch WESO 2018 report looking at job creation in the green economy

    08 May 2018

  4. Employment for climate resilience

    High-level dialogue on more quality jobs in Asia and the Pacific: Investing for a just transition

    Panel discussion co-organized by the Government of the Philippines, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the ILO on how investments and partnerships can accelerate a just transition to greener, fairer and more sustainable economies through decent work.

  5. News

    The Green Jobs Assessment Model becoming part of the implementation of Guyana’s Green State Development Strategy” (GSDS)

    02 May 2018

    As one of the most recent addition to PAGE, the ILO and Guyana are exploring potential partnerships and national support, while collaborating with UN Environment. The preparatory mission for implementation of ILO’s Green Jobs Assessment Methodology took place in Georgetown, Guyana 11-13 April 2018.

  6. Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

    Innovations for Decent Jobs for Youth

    The event provides a platform for governments, social partners, youth and civil society, private sector, foundations, UN entities and beyond to explore collaboration on innovations that work for decent jobs for youth under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  7. United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

    ILO at the Seventeenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

  8. News

    PAGE Week in Mongolia

    03 April 2018

    The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) project in Mongolia is phasing out in 2018 and in the context of ensuring the sustainability and continuity of the initiated programme’s work in the country, a ‘PAGE WEEK’ made of technical and bilateral meetings was organised by national stakeholders in Ulaanbaatar from 13 to 16 March 2018, and brought together experts from United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the ILO and SWITCH Asia.

  9. UNFCCC - ILO Partnership

    Awareness creation workshop on response measures in Bahrain: Maximizing the positive and minimizing the negative impacts

    23 March 2018

    Between the 5 and 8 March 2018, the Kingdom of Bahrain hosted a workshop on how to maximize the positive and minimize the negative impacts of implementation of response measures to climate change, which was jointly organized by the UNFCCC and the ILO.

  10. Partnership for Action on Green Economy

    South Africa National Academy on Green Economy

    15 March 2018

    The Partnership for Action on Green Economy, in collaboration with the South African Department of Environmental Affairs, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the ILO Offices in Pretoria and Geneva and the International Training Centre of the ILO, implemented a National Academy on Green Economy in South Africa from 26 February to 2 March 2018.