News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. News

    Decent work in the green economy – National workshop for Turkey

    05 July 2013

  2. News

    UN Secretary-General talks about green entrepreneurship opportunities for young people around the world

    27 June 2013

    "Entrepreneurship is about innovating, breaking down barriers, taking risks and showing that new business models can tackle longstanding problems."

  3. 102nd International Labour Conference

    Closing remarks by the ILO Director-General to the 102nd International Labour Conference

    20 June 2013

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    102nd International Labour Conference

    No sustainable development without environmental sustainability and decent work

    19 June 2013

    The contribution of the world of work to the greening of the economy is critical – and presents a real opportunity – to realize the ILO’s social goals, concludes the ILC Committee on Sustainable Development, Decent Work and Green Jobs.

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    Sustainable development, decent work and green jobs

    18 June 2013

    Achieving environmental sustainability and creating decent jobs for all are both urgent challenges. Delegates at the 102nd International Labour Conference are looking at ways of tackling both issues, which are closely linked.

  6. News

    Tunisia’s international seminar on green jobs concludes with a set of recommendations

    29 May 2013

  7. Green jobs in Indonesia

    Creating sustainable livelihoods while saving a precious eco-system

    29 May 2013

    The ILO is working with local communities on the Indonesian island of Borneo on a green jobs programme that is helping to rehabilitate a partly-destroyed peat swamp forest.

  8. News

    New water and energy-efficient, quality and affordable housing on the cards for Zambians

    20 May 2013

    The Zambia Green Jobs Programme announced the winners of two creative design competitions aiming at delivering functional, affordable and new energy-efficient housing.

  9. News

    Green Jobs at the heart of the international workshop on modeling inclusive green economies, Bergen, Norway, 7-8 May 2013

    17 May 2013

    More than 50 participants attended this two-day workshop in Bergen, including policy makers from 30 countries, modelers from different institutions, such as the Millennium Institute (MI), the System Dynamics department of the University of Bergen and international agencies.

  10. News

    Namibia’s national workshop aims at strengthening the link between the green economy and job creation

    29 April 2013