News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. GAIN

    Launching of the GAIN Training Guidebook during the 3rd GAIN Conference

    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.

  2. Press release

    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.

  3. Climate change and decent work

    Linking climate and just transition at the Paris One Planet Summit

    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”.

  4. Event

    The ILO and the United Nations Climate Change Conference - COP23

    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.

  5. CoP 23 - Side event

    High level dialogue on the Pacific Voice for a Just Transition, Job Creation and Climate Resilience

    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.

  6. Event

    GAIN Conference: Just Transition

  7. © Thierry Falise / ILO 2018

    Green Initiative

    Global Forum on Just Transition

    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.

  8. Our impact, their voices

    How Peruvian quinoa farmers have boosted their income

    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.

  9. Inclusive Green Growth and Job Creation

    Successful first Green Africa Forum in Zambia

    28 September 2017

    In September 2017 Zambia hosted the first “Africa Forum on Private Sector Inclusive Growth and Decent Green Jobs Creation”.

  10. Event

    High-level event on Youth Employment for Peace and Resilience

    Under the aegis of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth, the event is co-organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) together with the Ministry of Employment and Social Security of Spain and the Permanent Mission of Tunisia to the United Nations.