News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. Day 10: 108th International Labour Conference

    Marshall Islands, Belgium, highlight climate threats, technological change

    20 June 2019

    More than thirty world leaders have addressed the two-week International Labour Conference, which this year marks the Centenary of the ILO. They expressed support for the ILO’s social justice mandate and called for global action for a just future of work.

  2. News

    ILO contributes to a conference in Turkey on renewable energy through a video message

    14 June 2019

  3. Day 5: 108th International Labour Conference - Thematic Forum

    Life-long learning for a brighter future of work

    14 June 2019

    A forum held as part of the International Labour Organization’s annual conference, which this year marks the ILO’s Centenary, explored the link between jobs, skills and the policy reforms needed to support the labour market of the future.

  4. © Matthias Mugisha / FAO 2019

    Global Forum

    Boosting Skills for a Just Transition and the Future of Work

    06 June 2019

  5. © Matthias Mugisha / FAO 2019

    Skills for a greener future

    A sustainable greener future needs green employment skills

    05 June 2019

    Climate change and environmental degradation will have enormous effects on the world of work. But, says Olga Strietska-Ilina, Senior Specialist, Skills and Employability, while there is much discussion about these issues, not enough attention is being paid to giving workers the skills needed to implement a sustainable, ‘green’ economy.

  6. Event

    ILO GREEN WEEK: Towards a green future of work

    Celebrating the centenary of the ILO, the Green Week features exhibitions, dialogues with practitioners, innovators, and strategic partners and a presentation of programmes and initiatives of the ILO in the field of environmental sustainability.

  7. News

    Work to make the world a better place: 5 things you need to know about ‘green jobs’

    14 May 2019

    Imagine a world in which practically everyone works in jobs that are helping to transform the global economy, and bring about a world where business can thrive and the needs of the most vulnerable people are met.

  8. Side Event at the 18th Session of the UNPFII

    Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169): “Learning and looking ahead”

  9. Side Event at the 18th Session of the UNPFII

    Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change: Emerging Research on Traditional Knowledge and Livelihoods

  10. Blog

    Why indigenous peoples’ knowledge matters to a green future of work

    24 April 2019

    Can indigenous and tribal peoples help save the planet? That is a question we looked into to research what traditional knowledge means in everyday practice and how it can contribute to addressing climate change.