News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. Green Initiative

    Successful 1st Global Forum on Just Transition

    15 February 2018

    In December 2017 the ILO hosted the first Global Forum on Just Transition in partnership with UNFCCC. The Forum aimed to establish a global platform, share national and international experiences on just transition in country contexts, take stock of global research and build momentum for action on climate change.

  2. Green Philippine Employment Projection Model

    Tripartite Validation Workshop on Green Philippine Employment Projection Model (Green PEPM)

    The ILO, in collaboration with the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) developed the Green Philippine Employment Projection Model (Green PEPM).

  3. Round Table

    Promoting a ’One-UN’ Approach to Indigenous Peoples’ Rights at the Country Level: The Second Phase of the UN Indigenous Peoples’ Partnership

  4. GAIN

    Launching of the GAIN Training Guidebook during the 3rd GAIN Conference

    01 February 2018

    The third GAIN Conference, which followed the Global Forum on Just Transition, gave a tribune for researchers and policy makers to exchange on research methods and country experiences to evaluate the impact of transitioning towards greener economy.

  5. Climate change and decent work

    Linking climate and just transition at the Paris One Planet Summit

    15 December 2017

    During the Paris One Planet Summit, Vic Van Vuuren, director of the ILO Enterprise Department took part to the International side event titled “CLIMATE SOLIDARITY, A National and International Challenge at the crossroads of the Paris Agreement and of the Sustainable Development Goals”.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Event

    GAIN Conference: Just Transition

  9. © Thierry Falise / ILO 2018

    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.

  10. 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.