News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. Green Jobs

    Zambia to host the 1st Africa Forum on Private Sector Inclusive Green Growth and Job Creation

    29 August 2017

    Employment, Labour and Commerce ministers from Finland and Zambia together with over 120 policy makers and implementers, chief executive officers, senior managers and officials from private, public and civil society entities, employer and worker organisations, entrepreneurs, creative thinkers, innovators, academics and researchers from different countries from more than 25 countries in Africa and elsewhere will from September 6 - 8, 2017 gather at Avani Hotel in Livingstone to discuss policy and actions for promoting inclusive green growth and the creation of decent green jobs.

  2. © Erik Törner / IM Swedish Devt 2017

    Sustainable Development

    Recalibrating Market Forces to Build Sustainable and Equitable Economies

    17 July 2017

    Joint press release by PAGE, UN Environment, ILO, UNDP, UNIDO and UNITAR.

  3. Partnership for Action on Green Economy

    High level political forum side event: Recalibrating market forces: how greener and more inclusive economies and finance are delivering on the sustainable development goals

    The side-event led by PAGE and the government of Finland will explore innovations that countries are leading to advance the 2030 agenda and to transform economies in ways that advance social wellbeing and ensure effective management of natural resources.

  4. Asia Clean Energy Forum 2017

    The road to clean energy: Policy coherence and convergence of actions key to a just transition

    23 June 2017

    The Good and Decent Jobs, Skills, and Entrepreneurship for a Just Energy Transition Workshop gathered over 80 representatives from governments, enterprises, workers, financial institutions and development partners to discuss the future of work for a clean energy and just transition with a panel of experts. The workshop is part of the Asia Clean Energy Forum 2017.

  5. 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.

  6. Event

    17th ILO Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    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.

  7. 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

  8. News

    Just transition and green jobs Workshop in Uruguay

    08 June 2017

    A 3 day workshop on just transition and green jobs took place in Montevideo from 31 May to 2 June 2017.

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    World Environment Day 2017

    A greener future will not be decent by definition, but by design

    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.

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    Our impact, their voices

    How Kenya’s construction industry boosts green jobs and housing

    26 May 2017

    Innovative ILO project aims to reduce Kenya’s vulnerability to climate risks and improve livelihoods among traditional pastoralist communities.