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    Young scientists have great roles to play for a better future of humanity and planet

    15 November 2021

  2. © Liana Lopez 2021


    Poisoned by pollution, so I fight for climate justice

    11 November 2021

    It wasn’t until he was an adult that Bryan Parras made the connection between his asthma and the polluted air in Houston Texas, where he grew up. This realization has shaped his work today as an environmental justice advocate.

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    ILO welcomes COP26 Just Transition Declaration

    05 November 2021

    The ILO plays key role in developing the Just Transition Declaration, agreed at the UN Climate Summit in Glasgow.

  4. UN Climate Change Conference UK 2021

    Local climate action

  5. © ILO 2021

    Greening the ILO

    What is the ILO doing to become greener?

    01 November 2021

    The ILO has been mainstreaming environmental sustainability in its operations and programmatic work.

  6. G20 Leaders' Summit

    Sustainable development goals set back further by COVID-19 crisis

    31 October 2021

    The world was already badly off-track before the pandemic in realizing the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Now the situation has dramatically worsened, said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in remarks at the G20 Leaders’ Summit.

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    G20 Leaders’ Summit

    ILO welcomes G20 endorsement of human-centred approach to COVID-19 recovery

    31 October 2021

    Include needs of working people and labour markets in pandemic recovery plans, ILO Director-General tells G20 leaders.

  8. COP 26

    Prioritize world of work in implementation of Paris climate agreement

    28 October 2021

    Urgent measures to address climate change should prioritize decent work and a just transition to greener economies, says the International Labour Organization, ahead of COP26 climate change conference.

  9. UN Day

    ILO calls for global solidarity to build peaceful and sustainable future

    22 October 2021

    The world is faced by its biggest crises since the United Nations was established in 1945. A global pandemic and a climate emergency. It is humanity’s common agenda to address both and secure a resilient recovery for people and planet. Ahead of COP26, the ILO calls on all countries to work together for a more equitable, peaceful and sustainable future.

  10. © Scottish Government 2021

    Energy transition

    Renewable energy jobs have reached 12 million globally

    21 October 2021

    Ahead of COP26, a report by IRENA and ILO underscores the jobs potential of an ambitious climate strategy and calls for comprehensive policies in support of a just transition to a greener future.