Climate change and migration

"Climate change is a world of work issue"

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Based on the definitions proposed by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the link to sustainable development, the ILO interprets its role in climate change adaptation as “Reducing vulnerability of workers, enterprises and governments to the effects of climate change and enhancing capacity at individual and society level to respond to, prepare for and adapt to climate change in ways which enhance development and social inclusion". Read more

Multilateral Partnerships

In its efforts to find responses to climate change challenges, the ILO works in a close collaboration with many other stakeholders within and outside the UN System.

Capacity Building on the ground

  1. In the fulfilment of its mandate, the ILO supports and assists member States in the field in various development cooperation projects, including in Capacity Building to help them implement the 2030 Development Agenda and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. If you wish to know more about our projects, please browse the list below by region.

  2. Africa

  3. Americas

  4. Arab States

  5. Asia & Pacific

  6. Europe

Knowledge and Publications

A new ILO report reveals that twenty-four million new jobs will be created globally by 2030, if the right policies to promote a greener economy are put in place (World Employment and Social Outlook 201) more here. The report also shows that environmental laws, regulations and policies that include labour issues offer a powerful means to advance the ILO’s Decent Work Agenda and environmental objectives. Read more