News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. News

    Building on PAGE work for a Green Recovery in Jiangsu

    17 August 2020

    In December 2019, a Green Development week took place in Suzhou to provide a platform for cross-sectoral dialogue, learning and information exchange in order to boost green development in Jiangsu. Moving forward to a post-COVID-19 context, it is apparent that the central themes explored in the green development week are also those crucial to green recovery in Jiangsu.

  2. COVID-19 and the Environment

    ILO joins the UN Environment Management Group to examine System Resiliency & Health-Related Interdependencies

    07 August 2020

    On Thursday 16 July participants from all over the world joined a webinar organized by the UN Environment Management Group on System Resiliency & Health-Related Interdependencies as part of a 3-part series of Nexus dialogues on COVID-19 and the Environment.

  3. IDB-ILO Report

    Zero emission economy will lead to 15 million new jobs by 2030 in Latin America and Caribbean

    29 July 2020

    A study by the International Labour Organization and the Inter-American Development Bank highlights the impact on jobs if countries in Latin America and the Caribbean adopt zero emission policies.

  4. Statement

    ILO's statement at the IUCN launch of the Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions

    27 July 2020

  5. News

    The ILO participates in the IUCN launch of the Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions

    27 July 2020

  6. News

    COPAC organizes an International Day of Cooperatives event on cooperatives and climate action

    22 July 2020

    ILO’s Enterprises Department Director and Chair of the Committee on Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC), Mr van Vuuren, participated as a speaker in a virtual event organized on the occasion of the International Day of Cooperatives focusing on climate action on 9 July 2020.

  7. © Ploy Phutpheng / UN Women 2020

    Joint Op-Ed ECLAC, ILO & UN Geneva

    Building back better: Equality at the centre

    16 July 2020

    We must put equality and environmental sustainability at the centre of the recovery phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  8. Green Economy and COVID19

    The green economy is crucial to the COVID-19 recovery process’

    15 July 2020

    At the UN High Level Political Forum event on the Green Economy and COVID19 recovery, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder states that "we must address now the existential challenges of climate change and environmental sustainability." The ILO will play its part in building back better and greener.

  9. Virtual Global Summit

    ILO Global Summit builds commitment to create better world of work after COVID-19

    13 July 2020

    Global leaders discussed strategies to ensure the world of work after the COVID-19 pandemic tackles the vulnerabilities exposed by the outbreak, including a lack of social protection, the informal economy, inequality and climate change.

  10. Event

    High-level Political Forum - PAGE: Green Economy & COVID-19 Recovery: Implications for the Decade of Action on SDGs

    The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) is hosting a side event at the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development on 13 July at 8am New York time (2pm Geneva time).