News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    Countries face daunting policy landscape amid rising inequalities, says ILO

    14 October 2022

    ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo has told the joint World Bank-IMF Development Committee that increased social investment and strong social dialogue are imperative for a recovery that delivers sustainability, equity and lasting peace.

  2. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    ILO calls for universal social protection, wage support for low income households

    14 October 2022

    In a statement to the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC), ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo highlighted the need to support low income households through increases in minimum wages and social protection benefits.

  3. Event

    Closing workshop of the U.N. Partnership for Action on the Green Economy (PAGE) in Senegal

  4. News

    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.

  5. News

    The Ministry of Labour of Argentina promotes strategies for green jobs and just transition

    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.

  6. UNGA resolution on human rights

    UN General Assembly recognizes human right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment

    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.

  7. 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.

  8. © Stéphane Bellerose / UNDP 2022

    Renewable Energy and Jobs

    Renewable energy jobs hit 12.7 million globally

    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.

  9. Article

    OpEd: The Panchtantra of the future of work

    19 September 2022

    Looking at a fairer and more inclusive world of work, OpEd by Ms Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi.

  10. 48th Arab Labour Conference

    ILO Director-General’s address to the Arab Labour Conference 2022

    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.