10 August 2023
Green jobs can help tackle the climate crisis and the labour market challenges faced by young people. So what exactly are green jobs? And what can young people do to create a sustainable future for themselves?
18 July 2023
The summer of 2023 is recording some of the highest temperature on record, for our entire planet. This has enormous consequences for the world of work – regulators and businesses as well as workers. How can we adapt?
12 May 2023
Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) in Thailand has conducted a readiness assessment of green jobs, decent work and just transition policies in Thailand’s agricultural sector. In Mae Chaem District of Chiang Mai province, in the north of Thailand, on-ground capacity building and knowledge sharing activities have taken place. Watch the video and find out more about green jobs and just transition.
11 April 2023
Wasana Sittirin, ILO consultant for the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) in Thailand, explains how the project is providing support to the country in their shift towards a greener economy.
15 March 2023
Through iUPSHIFT programme, youth mentors trained by the ILO and UNICEF in Uganda on social entrepreneurship and life skills, developed innovative ideas to improve waste management and sustainable energy production.
20 February 2023
On World Day of Social Justice, the ILO’s Director-General, Gilbert F Houngbo, explained why policymakers must prioritize social justice or risk fueling poverty, inequality and social unrest, as well as undermining action against climate change.
16 February 2023
A host of disruptive trends – public health crises, accelerated automation, digitalization, and climate change – are buffeting the world of work, requiring new kinds of skills and re-skilling in labour markets. Career guidance is now more important than ever for recovery plans and forward-looking strategies for helping workers stay employed, and enterprises stay competitive.
12 January 2023
In the face or multiple global challenges, the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions has been launched to increase coordination of the multilateral system’s efforts to help countries create 400 million decent jobs in both developed and emerging economies, and to extend social protection to 4 billion people who are currently excluded.
22 September 2022
In Mongolia, ILO and the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) are supporting green activities in the sector by fostering community-based eco and cultural tourism.
22 April 2022
In Tunisia the ILO is working with local municipal governments to promote employment through the development of infrastructure, which is resilient and adaptive to climate change. Jad Boubaker, Chief Technical Advisor of the European Union-financed project "Pilot Initiative for Integrated Local Development" (IPDLI), explains.