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  1. Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators

    Redesol - Building sustainable and solidary links among waste pickers in the informal economy in Brazil

    20 June 2018

    "Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators" is a series of interviews with cooperative leaders from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths during the course of their work with cooperatives. For this issue ILO interviewed Ms Sonia Dias, Waste Picker Sector Specialist at Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO) on Redesol, a network of cooperatives of waste pickers in Brazil.

  2. 107th International Labour Conference

    ILO tripartism “a most potent antidote” to negative political trends and discourse

    08 June 2018

    World parliament of labour heads for ground-breaking new standards on violence at work and supports renewed push for gender equality.

  3. © Anne-Mette Jensen 2018

    World Environment Day

    ILO Director-General: Keep our planet safe, clean and fit for work

    05 June 2018

    The ILO joins the international community in marking World Environment Day, placing the spotlight this year on how we can beat plastic pollution.

  4. Trade union agenda for social dialogue in mining sector

    Trade Union workshop on Just Transition Guidelines of ILO for Sustainable Economies and Societies for All: Trade union agenda and proposals for social dialogue in mining sector

    The training workshop is aimed at building technical capacities of workers’ organizations in the Philippines on “Just Transition Guidelines of ILO for Sustainable Economies & Societies for All: Trade Union agenda & proposals for social dialogue in mining sector”.

  5. Our impact, their voices

    Boosting Cambodian workers’ competitive edge with green and safety competencies

    04 June 2018

    Anticipating the skills needed for the transition to greener economies is one of the many actions called for by a recent report of the ILO. Cambodian vocational education schools have started to introduce ‘green’ and occupational safety and health competencies in their course with the support of the ILO.

  6. Green Jobs Act Assessment

    Multi-stakeholder consultation on the development of the Green Jobs Act Assessment and Certification System and Guidelines

    The Philippine Green Jobs Act of 2016 (RA 10771) provides a policy framework for fostering low-carbon, resilient sustainable growth and decent job creation by providing incentives to enterprises generating green jobs, with focus on developing human capital to enable and sustain the transition to a greener economy.

  7. © S. Chakraborty/Mountain Partne 2018

    World Employment and Social Outlook 2018

    24 million jobs to open up in the green economy

    14 May 2018

    ILO flagship report estimates job losses and job creation as the world moves to a greener economy.

  8. Bonn Climate Change Conference

    First-Ever Training on How to Analyze Potential Economic Consequences of Emission Reductions

    08 May 2018

    In the framework of the Bonn Climate Change Conference organized by the UNFCCC, the ILO has supported the organization of the training in partnership with UN Climate Change Secretariat and UN Environment, which took place on 5 May 2018.

  9. Media Advisory

    ILO to launch WESO 2018 report looking at job creation in the green economy

    08 May 2018

  10. Employment for climate resilience

    High-level dialogue on more quality jobs in Asia and the Pacific: Investing for a just transition

    Panel discussion co-organized by the Government of the Philippines, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the ILO on how investments and partnerships can accelerate a just transition to greener, fairer and more sustainable economies through decent work.