News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. ILO Green Week and Earth Day 2021

    Africa regional launch of the Climate Action for Jobs Initiative and “the social dimension of the ecological transition” project

    In the context of the ILO’s Green Week and this year’s Earth Day, the ILO and its tripartite constituents will host a regional launch of the Climate Action for Jobs Initiative. The event will also launch the social dimension of the ecological transition project on advancing climate action, a just transition, and decent work in Africa.

  2. Event

    ILO Green Week

    As the world grapples with the devastating economic and social consequences of the COVID-19 crisis, we ask: How can we build back better? How can we build back greener? Join innovators, business leaders, policy experts and environmental practitioners from around the globe to explore what a green future of work could look like, and how we can get there.

  3. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF Development Committee

    COVID-19 recovery must be human-centred

    09 April 2021

    To be effective, we need a global response that is addresses poverty and inequalities, promotes social dialogue, strengthens the institutions of work and supports social justice, the ILO’s Director-General said.

  4. Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank

    COVID-19 strategies must invest in human-centred recovery, ILO tells World Bank/IMF

    09 April 2021

    Economic and social recovery from the pandemic will require policies that promote decent work, address poverty and inequalities, and encourage a green recovery, the ILO’s Director-General has said in statements to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund’s Spring Meetings.

  5. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    We need a just transition and a green recovery from COVID-19

    08 April 2021

    To be effective, pandemic recovery strategies must be as human-centred in their impact as the effects of the crisis itself have been, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder told the IMF Committee.

  6. News

    ILO hosts first-ever virtual exhibition on sustainable enterprises

    07 April 2021

    In an online event organized with the ITCILO, ENTERPRISES staff engaged with colleagues from their virtual booths, sharing materials, chatting and networking.

  7. News

    Joint UNTFSSE-SEE event in the framework of European Social Economy Summit

    29 March 2021

    Social Economy Europe and the UN Taskforce on Social and Solidarity Economy will co-organise the event “Social and Solidarity Economy: leading the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the contribution to a fair recovery”.

  8. News

    ILO highlights the role of employment in infrastructure development at the UN Environment Management Group meeting

    23 March 2021

  9. Op-Ed

    Creating a green recovery pathway for the Philippines

    12 March 2021

    Building a better future of work and charting a greener economy can lead to an inclusive and sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic according to Dr Selva Ramachandran, UNDP Philippines Resident Representative and Director Khalid Hassan of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines in a joint Op-Ed.

  10. World Day of Social Justice

    ILO Director-General calls for greater equality on World Day of Social Justice

    19 February 2021

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder calls for global solidarity to support the vaccine roll-out and economic and social recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, in his message for World Day of Social Justice.