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Adaptive Social Protection Forum: Social Insurance and Climate Change in Indonesia
The event aims to facilitate policy dialogues among tripartite representatives and experts on the potential of social insurance to mitigate climate shocks as well as potential challenges of workers and businesses and share results of the study and recommendations to Adaptive Social Protection.
A just transition to a new, greener life
05 June 2023
Cristina Carro lost her job as a quarry truck driver when the coal mines in Spain shut down as part of the government's commitment to fight climate change. A government-led “just transition” project helped Cristina find a new job, restoring a dis-used mine to its natural setting.
Social justice for rural populations means prosperity for the planet
01 June 2023
With almost half of the world’s population living in rural areas, rural economies can help eradicating extreme poverty, ensuring food security and creating decent jobs. To make this happen, rural areas must be revitalized – but how?
We lost our precious forest but found a way to survive
30 May 2023
Mining and deforestation have destroyed the Orang Asli indigenous peoples’ way of life in Peninsular Malaysia. Maimun is helping to restore her people’s connection to the land through a community organic vegetable farm that is giving them a sustainable livelihood.
Just Energy Transition
Innovation challenge: Artificial intelligence and young people shall green the construction sector in Jordan
26 May 2023
The education partnership by the Jordanian National University College of Technology and Algebra Intelligence is one of the three winners of the ILO Just Energy Transition Innovation Challenge. The project aims to improve energy efficiency in buildings by training young people to use AI technology in smarter and better ways.
EMG Nexus Dialogues on Sustainable Consumption and Production
Digitalization for Circular Economy and Green Jobs for Youth
24 May 2023
The first nexus dialogue underscored the importance of collaboration, innovation, and policy coherence in realizing the full potential of digitalization as a catalyst for advancing the circular economy and creating green jobs for youth.
Just Energy Transition
Innovation challenge: Energy access and social inclusion
12 May 2023
Acciona.org Panamá is one of the three winners of the ILO Just Energy Transition Innovation challenge. The proposal of acciona.org Panamá seeks to link sustainable energy to economic and social inclusion.
Roundtable discussion at the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development 2023
Operationalizing the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus through Decent Work
During the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development (15-17 May 2023), the Swedish International Development cooperation Agency (Sida) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) organize a roundtable discussion on the role of decent work across the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus, in which also the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) participate.
Global South circular economy could generate millions of job opportunities
09 May 2023
The use, re-use and recycling of products contributes to sustainable development and helps combat climate change.
Employment-intensive Investment Project phase VI
Signing of Implementation Agreement between the ILO-EIIP-KfW Project and the Ministry of Agriculture in Jordan
07 May 2023
ILO in Jordan signs a new Implementation agreement with Ministry of Agriculture in Jordan for the afforestation of 1,750 dunums (175 Ha) in 4 Governorates namely Irbid, Jerash, Ajloun an Al Balqa.