News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. COP 27

    ILO launches initiatives on Green Jobs for Youth and Just Transition financing tools at COP27

    11 November 2022

    During the first week of the UN Climate Change Conference the ILO launched a bold partnership to accelerate green job creation for youth, as well as the Just Transition Finance Tool on Banking and Investment Activities and opened the Just Transition Pavilion.

  2. Report Launch

    Greening Enterprises: Transforming processes and workplaces

    Launch of the major publication on Greening Enterprises - a fundamental component of the Just Transition.

  3. Event

    COP27: ILO events streamed from the Just Transition Pavilion

    Keeping the social dimension of climate change at the forefront of discussions is the focus of events being organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) at the up-coming UN Climate Change Conference (COP27). Together with the European Commission, the ILO hosts the first ever Just Transition Pavilion, a convening space for events, meetings and knowledge sharing around just transition and climate action in cooperation with the UNFCCC, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and International Organisation of Employers (IOE). You can watch live -or replay- all events held in the Pavilion on this page.

  4. Side event – COP 27

    Social debates around the climate action of private sector: challenges for a just and inclusive transition

    This event will seek to show the essential role that the private sector and social partners must play in the implementation of responses to the challenges posed by climate change in the MENA region and more particularly in Tunisia.

  5. Side event – COP 27

    Food security and local climate action in Tunisia

    The Side Event will cover the practical aspects of implementing local climate action and managing it. The side event will involve discussions on success factors, obstacles encountered, resolution of problems and the ways of scaling up these projects

  6. Event

    Greening Enterprises: Transforming processes and workplaces

    Report Launch


    COP 27: Sharm el-Sheikh Climate Change Conference (official website)

  8. The custom mercury-free gold milling plant established by the ILO in Guruve, Zimbabwe under the Youth and Women Empowerment Project

    ILO Regional Director for Africa Visits AfDB-ILO Custom Mercury Free Gold Milling Plant in Zimbabwe.

    02 November 2022

    As part of her mission to Zimbabwe, the Assistant Director General and Regional Director of the ILO, Ms Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, visited an AfDB funded project site in Guruve district, where the ILO has supported the establishment of a custom mercury free gold milling plant.

  9. News

    Regional Dialogue on Climate Change and Migration Nexus in the Arab Region

    02 November 2022

    The Issue Based Coalition on Migration in the Arab region (IBC/M), co-convened by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the International Labour Organization (ILO), and the League of Arab States (LAS), together with the members of the IBC/M, with support from the Regional United Nations Network on Migration in the Arab region organized a Regional Dialogue on the Climate Change and Migration Nexus in the Arab Region, aiming to take a collective deep dive on the impact of climate change on different migrant groups and Member States.

  10. Labour migration

    COP27: ILO events on labour migration and climate change