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”.
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.
This Regional Bipartite Meeting will essentially be dedicated to discuss and adopt joint policy positions which the regional organizations CCL and CEC will advocate and promote within CARICOM forums and their affiliates will champion at the national level.
Green growth for jobs and social inclusion
Regional Dialogue on Green Growth for Jobs and Social Inclusion: Making the case for a just transition in Asia
The International Labour Organization Country Office for the Philippines (ILO CO-Manila), the Green Jobs Programme, and the International Training Centre (ITC) of the ILO have organized a regional dialogue on "Green Growth for Jobs and Social Inclusion: Making the case for a just transition in Asia".
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.
17 July 2017
Joint press release by PAGE, UN Environment, ILO, UNDP, UNIDO and UNITAR.
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.
Asia Clean Energy Forum 2017
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.
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.