Publications on Green Jobs

August 2023

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    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, July/August 2023

    01 August 2023

July 2023

  1. Green jobs policy readiness assessment in the Agriculture Sector in Thailand

    19 July 2023

    This case study report examines the experience of green jobs and a Just Transition to environmental sustainability (hereafter, a “Just Transition”) in the Thai agricultural sector with a specific focus on the Khok Nong Na Model in Mae Chaem District, Chiang Mai Province.

  2. Green Jobs Policy Readiness Assessment in Thailand

    19 July 2023

    In most countries the transition to a green economy is still at an early stage and it is expected that job losses will occur due to changes caused by the transition to a green economy. However, ILO studies have concluded that these job losses will be smaller than initially expected (ILO, n.d.). The concepts of green jobs and a just transition to environmental sustainability (hereafter, a “Just Transition”) play an important role in the process of green economic policy development.

  3. Green Jobs and Just Transition Readiness Assessment in the Energy Sector in Indonesia

    19 July 2023

    This study is part of the ILO’s support for the Government of Indonesia under the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE). It is aimed at assisting the country’s efforts in planning a just energy transition that also considers measures to mitigate negative employment impacts. The work of the ILO has always focused on advancing social justice and advocating for decent work. In this regard, we acknowledge the importance of collaborative efforts on reducing environmental impacts and addressing climate change while creating employment opportunities and ensuring socially just outcomes.

  4. Assessment of green jobs opportunities, gaps and barriers in Ger and Nature tourism in Mongolia

    19 July 2023

    With the support of the PAGE Green Recovery Programme in Mongolia, the “Ger and Nature” scheme proposes promoting green jobs/decent work among tourism operators and local herding communities, with individual community groups serving as hosts to cultural and adventure tourists. The “ger” in “Ger and Nature” refers to the traditional circular tent dwellings used by nomadic herders in Mongolia, and which would be used to offer hospitality to both domestic and international tourists. This report presents an assessment of green jobs potential in Mongolia and an analysis of existing policy settings for supporting green jobs, using Ger and Nature tourism as a focal point.

  5. Analysis of Decent work standards and gaps in GER and Nature tourism in Mongolia

    19 July 2023

    This report provides an analysis of the decent work situation and challenges in community-based eco-tourism in Mongolia with a focus on Ger and Nature Tourism, otherwise known as nomadic family stay, in rural Mongolia. Semi-structured face-to-face and telephone interviews, focus group discussions were administered among herders, tour operators, a visitor, an academic from a higher education institution, trade union representatives, policy-makers and international development organizations including the ILO and the United Nations

June 2023

  1. The role of active labour market policies for a just transition

    29 June 2023

    This policy brief is part of the ILO Just Transition Policy Briefs series and is intended to present the linkages between just transition and the role of active labour market policies, providing stakeholders with information and recommendations for implementation.

  2. Green jobs, green economy, just transition and related concepts: A review of definitions developed through intergovernmental processes and international organizations

    01 June 2023

May 2023

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    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, May/June 2023

    24 May 2023

  2. How to support a job seeker? Handbook for Employment and Career Development Counselors

    15 May 2023

    In a world of work where changes are accelerating, the role of Employment Services is crucial. The employment counselor is essential to support professional transitions, in particular for the most vulnerable groups. However, the profession of adviser is complex. Having to combine knowledge in economics, law and human sciences, the employment professional must also acquire the skills, techniques and postures of the consulting relationship. This handbook offers the basics of the profession, to be adapted to the context of each country.