21 November 2022
The ILO presence at COP27 focused on highlighting the importance of a just transition in climate change responses, and included new initiatives on youth, financing and knowledge exchange.
5th ITUC World Congress
18 November 2022
Addressing the 5th World Congress of the International Trade Union Confederation in Melbourne, Gilbert F. Houngbo called for a Global Coalition for Social Justice to prioritize social justice in policy making and tackle multiple crises that are impacting the world of work.
The World of Work Show
This episode of the ILO World of Work show will focus on the social dimension of climate change and how the ILO is keeping it at the forefront of discussions at the COP27 UN Climate Change Conference. Join our guests who will discuss how to achieve a just transition towards a greener economy that works for all women and men around the world.
14 November 2022
Greening workplaces will play an increasingly important role in the green transition, as well as being an aspect of work life that matters greatly to both workers and employers. Read the new ILO report launched during COP27.
13 November 2022
The winners, who received their prizes at the COP27 UN Climate Change Conference, had responded to a joint IsDB-ILO Challenge Call aiming to build skills required for green jobs and promote youth participation in a just transition to a green economy.
13 November 2022
Strengthened joint work will focus on skills development and youth employment, as well as women’s economic empowerment, a just transition to a green economy, decent work in fragile contexts, and the growing synthesis between employment, trade and investment.
11 November 2022
During the first week of the UN Climate Change Conference the ILO launched a bold partnership to accelerate green job creation for youth, as well as the Just Transition Finance Tool on Banking and Investment Activities and opened the Just Transition Pavilion.
Launch of the major publication on Greening Enterprises - a fundamental component of the Just Transition.
Keeping the social dimension of climate change at the forefront of discussions is the focus of events being organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) at the up-coming UN Climate Change Conference (COP27). Together with the European Commission, the ILO hosts the first ever Just Transition Pavilion, a convening space for events, meetings and knowledge sharing around just transition and climate action in cooperation with the UNFCCC, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and International Organisation of Employers (IOE). You can watch live -or replay- all events held in the Pavilion on this page.
Side event – COP 27
Social debates around the climate action of private sector: challenges for a just and inclusive transition
This event will seek to show the essential role that the private sector and social partners must play in the implementation of responses to the challenges posed by climate change in the MENA region and more particularly in Tunisia.