News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. Event

    The ILO and the United Nations Climate Change Conference - COP23

    The annual United Nations Climate Change Conference will be presided by Fiji and held in Bonn, Germany from 6-17 November 2017. This twenty-third session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP23) will meet with the objective to advance the aims and ambitions of the Paris Agreement and achieve progress on its implementation guidelines.

  2. CoP 23 - Side event

    High level dialogue on the Pacific Voice for a Just Transition, Job Creation and Climate Resilience

    High-Level Dialogue organized by of The Republic of Fiji (COP 23 President) in partnership with the International Labour Organization to shed light on the interlinkages between Decent work and environmental sustainability.

  3. Event

    GAIN Conference: Just Transition

  4. © Thierry Falise / ILO 2017

    Green Initiative

    Global Forum on Just Transition

    Under the framework of the Green Centenary Initiative, the ILO and the United Nations climate change secretariat are convening a Global Forum on Just Transition on the 5th of December, 2017, in Geneva.

  5. Our impact, their voices

    How Peruvian quinoa farmers have boosted their income

    04 October 2017

    The Andean Grains Programme – a joint ILO-FAO-UNESCO initiative – not only improved the livelihoods of organic quinoa producers but also contributed to the economic empowerment of women.

  6. Inclusive Green Growth and Job Creation

    Successful first Green Africa Forum in Zambia

    28 September 2017

    In September 2017 Zambia hosted the first “Africa Forum on Private Sector Inclusive Growth and Decent Green Jobs Creation”.

  7. Event

    High-level event on Youth Employment for Peace and Resilience

    Under the aegis of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth, the event is co-organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) together with the Ministry of Employment and Social Security of Spain and the Permanent Mission of Tunisia to the United Nations.

  8. Event

    CEC-CCL 2nd Regional Bipartite Meeting

    This Regional Bipartite Meeting will essentially be dedicated to discuss and adopt joint policy positions which the regional organizations CCL and CEC will advocate and promote within CARICOM forums and their affiliates will champion at the national level.

  9. Green growth for jobs and social inclusion

    Regional Dialogue on Green Growth for Jobs and Social Inclusion: Making the case for a just transition in Asia

    The International Labour Organization Country Office for the Philippines (ILO CO-Manila), the Green Jobs Programme, and the International Training Centre (ITC)of the ILO are organizing a regional dialogue on "Green Growth for Jobs and Social Inclusion: Making the case for a just transition in Asia".

  10. Green Jobs

    Zambia to host the 1st Africa Forum on Private Sector Inclusive Green Growth and Job Creation

    29 August 2017

    Employment, Labour and Commerce ministers from Finland and Zambia together with over 120 policy makers and implementers, chief executive officers, senior managers and officials from private, public and civil society entities, employer and worker organisations, entrepreneurs, creative thinkers, innovators, academics and researchers from different countries from more than 25 countries in Africa and elsewhere will from September 6 - 8, 2017 gather at Avani Hotel in Livingstone to discuss policy and actions for promoting inclusive green growth and the creation of decent green jobs.