News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. 77th UN General Assembly - Side event

    Partnering for Action: Implementation of the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions

    This UNGA high-level event brings together Heads of State and Government, heads of UN agencies, international financial institutions, the private sector and civil society representatives, to announce concrete commitments aimed at ensuring the success of the Global Accelerator and the role it can play in advancing the SDGs.

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    Renewable Energy and Jobs

    Renewable energy jobs hit 12.7 million globally

    22 September 2022

    New report confirms growth in renewable jobs despite multiple crises and calls for targeted industrial strategies to create stable supply chains and decent jobs.

  3. Article

    OpEd: The Panchtantra of the future of work

    19 September 2022

    Looking at a fairer and more inclusive world of work, OpEd by Ms Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi.

  4. 48th Arab Labour Conference

    ILO Director-General’s address to the Arab Labour Conference 2022

    18 September 2022

    In a recorded video address, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder addresses Arab governments, workers and employers meeting in Cairo, Egypt, with a call to pursue with the ILO a shared mission of promoting social justice.

  5. Event

    Transforming Technical and Vocational Education and Training for Refugees: Greening the Southern Africa Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Ecosystem

    The United Nations Transforming Education Summit - TES: Solutions Day aims to mobilize collective actions and initiatives around Thematic Action Tracks - that require greater attention and action to accelerate progress on the education 2030 Agenda and transform education. This event will contribute to the second Thematic Action Track of "Learning and skills for life, work, and sustainable development".

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    77th UN General Assembly

    World leaders gather to address ‘interlocking’ crises

    14 September 2022

    At the UN General Assembly in New York the ILO will seek to alleviate the impact of humanitarian, economic and climate crises by rallying support for the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection.

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    How to fight the rise of modern slavery

    This episode of the ILO's monthly live show discusses latest estimates on modern slavery, the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions, to be presented at the UN General Assembly and the implications of the climate emergency for the world of work.

  8. News

    Argentina advances towards a national sustainable construction plan for a Just Transition

    02 September 2022

    Within the framework of the ILO PAGE Project, a Labour Adaptation Plan for the Construction Sector in Argentina has been developed together with the social partners, aimed at identifying concrete strategies for advancing towards an inclusive sustainability in this sector.

  9. Article

    Empowering women to participate in the green transition of Mbao, Senegal

    25 August 2022

    Training of market gardening groups and women farmers from the classified forest of Mbao with ILO's Start and Improve Your (Green) Business tool.

  10. TICAD 8

    ILO co-hosts TICAD 8 Side Event

    22 August 2022

    Human security and emergency jobs for peace and resilience/ Experiences through partnership between Japan and the ILO for the promotion of decent work agenda in the context of fragility