News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. UN Climate Change Conference COP 25

    Director-General Guy Ryder launches Climate Action for Jobs Initiative at COP 25

    11 December 2019

    Effective action on climate change must include human-centred and sustainable policies to promote decent work for all.

  2. UN Climate Change Conference - COP25

    Climate Action for Jobs Initiative launched by UN Secretary-General and ILO Director-General

    10 December 2019

    Launched at the COP25 in Madrid, the Climate Action for Jobs Initiative is designed to support countries in implementing their national climate action commitments, while ensuring that jobs, well-being and a just transition remain at the heart of climate responses.

  3. Event

    Launch of the ILO Report "Skills for a greener future: A Global view"

    UN Climate Change Conference COP25

  4. Event

    The ILO and the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP25

    The twenty-fifth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25) organized by Chile, will be held in Madrid on 2-13 December 2019. The ILO will bring to the table the importance of the social and political drivers for a successful and rapid transition into more respectful economies, and will also be presenting the 'Climate Action for Jobs Initiative' an action plan resulted from the Climate Action Summit 2019.

  5. Event

    GAIN Webinar 8: Decentralised Renewables: Powering Jobs Growth in Emerging Markets

    This GAIN Webinar will explore the linkages between skills and the Just Transition. Based on the recently presented ILO report Skills for a Greener Future, it will shed light on the need for skills development policies that allow countries to seize the employment opportunities and minimise the costs of the Just Transition.

  6. News

    ILO COOP contributes to the green jobs and business models course in the waste sector

    19 November 2019

  7. News

    The 2019 Edition of the ITC Turin Gender Academy includes a panel presentation and an orientation session on cooperatives

    19 November 2019

  8. Event

    ILO workshop on skills anticipation and matching with emphasis on green skills, 18-21 November 2019, Georgetown, Guyana.

    The training workshop targets national stakeholders in Guyana.

  9. Our impact, their voices

    Water is wealth for Sri Lankan farmers

    05 November 2019

    The legacy of conflict combined with climate change brought drought and impending disaster to northern Sri Lankan farmers. An ILO project helped to restore water and put them back on the road to a more prosperous life.

  10. Event

    Training workshop on public employment services in the context of disaster / crisis preparedness and response, 28 October-1 November 2019

    Training developed in collaboration with the Saint Lucia Department of Labour (Ministry of Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour).