News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. UN climate change conference

    The ILO at COP28

    30 November 2023

    This year, at COP28, the ILO is working to advance ambitious climate action with decent work and a just transition for all. The ILO is co-hosting the Just Transition Pavilion and will be supporting constituents throughout the negotiations, in particular with regards to the Just Transition Work Programme.

  2. Article

    COP28: Focus on labour migration and climate change

    29 November 2023

  3. News

    ILO at COP28: Events on sustainable enterprises, financing and just transition

    24 November 2023

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    G20 Virtual Leaders’ Summit

    Climate change and new technologies mean double impact for workers, ILO Director-General underlines

    23 November 2023

    ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo highlighted the need to improve skills training in the face of multiple challenges in the world of work.

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    World of Work Show

    How will the Global Coalition for Social Justice address world of work challenges?

    In this episode of the World of Work Show, Deputy Director-General Celeste Drake discusses the Global Coalition for Social Justice, recently endorsed by the Governing Body of the ILO. With just days until the next UN Climate Summit, hosted by the United Arab Emirates, we look ahead to what is likely to be on the table in Dubai, the backdrop for the talks and what the ILO will be doing during the Conference. We also provide a sneak peek of what's in store at the forthcoming Congress on Safety and Health at Work, scheduled to take place in Sydney at the end of this month.

  6. Our impact, their voices

    Photo essay: Young persons in Jordan share their Green Job Search Club experience

    16 November 2023

    Four enthusiastic Jordanian and Syrian youths who became part of the Green Job Search Clubs have shared their personal experiences with us. Tune in to the stories of Hadeel, Abdullah, Adham, and Mais, and join us in celebrating their achievements

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    Disability and work

    ILO advocates for inclusive Green Transition for Persons with Disabilities

    15 November 2023

    People with disabilities can seize job opportunities in the ecological transition if given the necessary support, says a new report by the ILO Global Business and Disability Network and Fundación ONCE.

  8. News

    ILO highlights the relevance of ILO and UN Resolutions on the social and solidarity economy at a European Congress in San Sebastián

    14 November 2023

    ILO Assistant Director-General for Jobs and Social Protection, Mia Seppo, intervened in the high-level panel on the "Plan of Action on Social Economy and the UN Resolution on Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE): tools for scaling up the Social Economy", stressing the role of the social economy in promoting more inclusive growth.

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    Creating green jobs and conserving natural capital through sustainable tourism: The case of North Sulawesi

    20 October 2023

    Conservation of nature and the creation of jobs are compatible goals and the cornerstone of sustainable development, participants at the launch last month of the Biodiversity and Jobs Initiative by the International Labour Organization learned.

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    Policymakers from over 20 countries explored new frontiers at Global Academy on the Green Economy

    16 October 2023

    The 5th edition Global Academy on the Green Economy ended successfully on 13 October 2023. A total of 90 policymakers and policy advisors from 22 partnering countries completed a 3-week training programme designed and delivered under the auspices of the UN Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) on state-of-the-art and emerging green, just and circular economy policies.