News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. The 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC

    ILO to advocate for a Just Transition at COP27

    27 October 2022

    Keeping the social dimension of climate change at the forefront of discussions will be the focus of events being organized by the International Labour Organization at the COP27 UN Climate Change Conference.

  2. News

    High-level session looks at Just Energy Transitions to accelerate achieving of the SDGs

    21 October 2022

    Held during the 3rd edition of the Finance in Common Summit 2022, co-organized by the African Development Bank and the European Investment Bank, the session focused on the transition away from fossil fuels to renewable energy technologies to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Speakers highlighted, among others, how to steer investments to maximise the impact on jobs, create quality jobs with access to social protection, manage risk and protect vulnerable populations to make the energy transition ‘Just’ for all. The Summit was held from 18-20 October.

  3. The 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCC

    ILO Just Transition Knowledge Hub: Ask your questions on line, follow practitioners debates at the COP27

    20 October 2022

    The ILO’s Just Transition Knowledge Hub at the COP27 will boost knowledge sharing as well as exchanges between just transition practitioners and interested actors.

  4. News

    Senegal marks another milestone in its efforts to become an inclusive green economy

    18 October 2022

  5. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    Countries face daunting policy landscape amid rising inequalities, says ILO

    14 October 2022

    ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo has told the joint World Bank-IMF Development Committee that increased social investment and strong social dialogue are imperative for a recovery that delivers sustainability, equity and lasting peace.

  6. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    ILO calls for universal social protection, wage support for low income households

    14 October 2022

    In a statement to the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC), ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo highlighted the need to support low income households through increases in minimum wages and social protection benefits.

  7. Event

    Closing workshop of the U.N. Partnership for Action on the Green Economy (PAGE) in Senegal

  8. News

    High-level meeting on the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions concludes with pledges of support and commitments for its implementation

    03 October 2022

    Heads of states and governments, foreign ministers, representatives from United Nations (UN) agencies, international financial institutions, and global employers’ and workers’ organizations met during the 77th UN General Assembly to pledge their support and commitment for the successful implementation of the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions.

  9. News

    The Ministry of Labour of Argentina promotes strategies for green jobs and just transition

    30 September 2022

    Throught the UN Partnership Action on Green Economy, the ILO has worked closely with the Ministry of Labour of Argentina in supporting green jobs and a just transition.

  10. UNGA resolution on human rights

    UN General Assembly recognizes human right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment

    29 September 2022

    Moustapha Kamal Gueye, Head of the ILO’s Green Jobs Unit and Tim de Meyer, Senior Adviser in the NORMES Department, explain the broader implications of the new UNGA resolution declaring a clean, healthy and sustainable environment to be a universal human right.