News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. News

    Conceptualization of the Green Jobs in Peru

    01 June 2021

    The Ministry of Labour and Employment Promotion of Peru and the ILO presented the definition of green jobs in Peru and indicators for assessing them, an essential step in driving a recovery in the labour market with decent work (in Spanish)

  2. ILO Caribbean Resilience Project

    Virtual Training on the Labour Market Contingency Plan (LMCP) and Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA)

    The virtual training, is aimed at reinforcing the capacities of ILO constituents and key stakeholders on understanding and using ILO developed templates for preparing an integrated LMCP in each country; and understanding PDNAs and how to conduct them, with particular emphasis on the Employment, Livelihoods and Social Protection Sector (ELSP) component.

  3. ILO Caribbean Resilience Project

    ILO Caribbean Resilience Symposium

    The symposium is designed to ensure that the knowledge developed by the ILO Caribbean Resilience Project is widely accessible to regional decision makers, social partners, technocrats, and development practitioners for practical policy change, advocacy and resource mobilization towards greater Caribbean resilience.

  4. © Marco Verch 2021

    Earth Day

    Invest in climate education to build a better workforce for a greener future

    22 April 2021

    Climate and environmental literacy can help create jobs, build a green consumer market and allow citizens to better engage with their governments about climate change.

  5. ILO Green Week and Earth Day 2021

    Africa regional launch of the Climate Action for Jobs Initiative and “the social dimension of the ecological transition” project

    In the context of the ILO’s Green Week and this year’s Earth Day, the ILO and its tripartite constituents will host a regional launch of the Climate Action for Jobs Initiative. The event will also launch the social dimension of the ecological transition project on advancing climate action, a just transition, and decent work in Africa.

  6. 19-23 April 2021: ILO Green Week

    “Strategies on Reducing and Utilizing CO2 for Cost Effective Business” Roundtable

    As part of the Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project, the ILO is partnering with the UN ESCAP Sustainable Business Network to bring together the textile and garment sector and the cement industry to share, discuss and further CO2 reduction activities.

  7. Decent Work in the Garment Sector Supply Chains in Asia

    Roundtable: Strategies on reducing and utilizing CO2 for cost effective business

    As part of the Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project, the ILO is partnering with the UN ESCAP Sustainable Business Network to bring together the textile and garment sector and the cement industry to share, discuss and further CO2 reduction activities.

  8. Event

    ILO Green Week

    As the world grapples with the devastating economic and social consequences of the COVID-19 crisis, we ask: How can we build back better? How can we build back greener? Join innovators, business leaders, policy experts and environmental practitioners from around the globe to explore what a green future of work could look like, and how we can get there.

  9. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF Development Committee

    COVID-19 recovery must be human-centred

    09 April 2021

    To be effective, we need a global response that is addresses poverty and inequalities, promotes social dialogue, strengthens the institutions of work and supports social justice, the ILO’s Director-General said.

  10. Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank

    COVID-19 strategies must invest in human-centred recovery, ILO tells World Bank/IMF

    09 April 2021

    Economic and social recovery from the pandemic will require policies that promote decent work, address poverty and inequalities, and encourage a green recovery, the ILO’s Director-General has said in statements to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund’s Spring Meetings.