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  1. Video

    Cooperatives for Climate Action - International Day of Cooperatives 2020

    02 July 2020

  2. News

    Achieving a Just Transition in the Pursuit of Global Sustainability

    17 June 2020

  3. © Italian government 2020

    World Oceans Day

    ILO: Release more than 150,000 seafarers trapped on board ships due to COVID-19

    08 June 2020

    Seafarers should be treated as ‘key workers’ so they can safely return home, says the International Labour Organization.

  4. © Gabriel Kamener, Sown Together 2020

    World Environment Day

    Grasp the silver lining of the COVID-19 pandemic

    05 June 2020

    As countries begin easing lockdown restrictions, now is the time to build on the positive gains for the environment that have occurred during the pandemic.

  5. ILO Caribbean Resilience Project

    ILO and SALISES-UWI virtual research presentation and panel discussion on labour markets and resilience in the Caribbean

    The research is part of on-going collaboration with SALISES-UWI, and IDB, and is financed within the framework of the ILO’s Caribbean Resilience Project.

  6. © hans-johnson 2020

    Greening the transport sector

    Greening the transport sector in the post COVID-19 recovery could create up to 15 million jobs worldwide

    19 May 2020

    Investment in transforming the transport sector could create millions of new jobs and help countries move to greener, healthier economies, says report from the International Labour Organization and the UN Economic Commission for Europe.

  7. Event

    ILO COOP 100 Webinar III - Cooperatives for Climate Action on the occasion of the 2020 International Day of Cooperatives

    On the eve of the International Day of Cooperatives (IDC), the ILO will hold the third in a series of webinars as part of the Centenary of its Cooperatives Unit, focusing on this year's theme of the IDC - Cooperatives for Climate Action.

  8. Article

    Moving towards 100% renewable power in Hawaii (with a little help from sheep)

    12 May 2020

    The US island state of Hawaii has committed to generating 100 per cent of its power using renewable energy by 2045, demonstrating to other US states and island communities across the world, that sustainable energy can be a reality. UN News and the ILO traveled to Hawaii to talk to a power company executive and a sheep farmer to find out how they are contributing to that goal.

  9. News

    ILO presents its responses to COVID-19 at Geneva Environment Dialogues

    08 May 2020

    The ILO participated in the Geneva Environment Dialogues, organized by Geneva Environment Network, to present ILO's research results on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world of work, as well as its guiding framework to respond to the crisis.

  10. Geneva Environment Dialogues

    Impacts of COVID-19 on the Global Environmental Agenda: ILO, COVID-19 and the World of Work – For a Sustainable Recovery