05 June 2017
The 106th International Labour Conference opened Monday with a clear call by the ILO Director-General Guy Ryder to put green jobs at the heart of sustainable development. The International Labour Conference - also known as the Parliament of the World of Work – is hosted by the International Labour Organization and this year’s ambitious agenda include green jobs, labour migration, transition to peace and Fundamental principles and rights at work.
02 June 2017
The Partnership Action on Green Economy Ministerial Conference brought together over 300 leaders from governments, civil society, private sector, development partners, media and the public to explore how our economies and financial markets can be “enablers” for the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement.
18 April 2017
The ILO Environmental Sustainability Action Plan 2016-2017 established a number of goals for the Office with the aim of greening our workspaces, activities and actions.
22 March 2017
A Video Message from Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization and Chair of UN-Water, on the occasion of World Water Day 2017.
13 December 2016
Professor Tord Kjellström explains the impacts of rising heat due to climate change on working conditions.
01 December 2016
Moustapha Kamal Gueye, coordinator of the Green Jobs Programme, explains what was ILO's main involvement and messages at the COP22 and next steps.
06 July 2016
When it comes to financing climate mitigation and adaption, gender must be a central consideration. Mariama Williams, Senior Programme Officer, Global Governance for Development Programme at the South Centre explains why.
10 June 2016
As countries move to implement the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the conversation has started in earnest about just how the world goes about transitioning to a low carbon economy. This week, on the side lines of the International Labour Conference, ILO News spoke to an International Labour Organization researcher, Moustapha Kamal Gueye, about why the coming transformation must incorporate concepts of social justice.
03 June 2016
ILO's Pete Forster talks with Kamal Gueye, an ILO Green Jobs Specialist, about the ways in which environmental change is going to transform the world of work and how we can prepare for it.
28 April 2016
The ILO hosts a multilateral dialogue on climate change and the effect of increasing heat in working environments