News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. Event

    Multilateralism in the time of COVID-19

  2. © Daniel Dickinson / UN News 2020

    ILO project Dignity at Work

    Reaching ‘beyond the possible’ in Hawaii to meet sustainability goals

    23 March 2020

    The people and government of the US state of Hawaii will reach “beyond the possible” to make the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) a reality; The SDGs are a set of targets agreed by countries around the world to reduce poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity for all, by 2030. Hawaii introduced its own initiative, Sustainable Hawaii, in 2016 in support of the SDGs.

  3. © Ronn aka "Blue" Aldaman 2020

    Social Justice

    World Day of Social Justice 2020

    20 February 2020

    If the future is going to work for everyone, it will mean putting people and planet first. But how? Tell policymakers what you think!

  4. The 2030 Agenda and the future of work in Europe

    Greater efforts needed to achieve SDG targets

    11 February 2020

    Speaking at the University of Helsinki, the ILO Director-General told an audience from the Sustainability Foundation that a lack of credible action on the SDG’s risked damaging the credibility of national and multilateral institutions.

  5. UN Climate Change Conference COP 25

    Director-General Guy Ryder launches Climate Action for Jobs Initiative at COP 25

    11 December 2019

    Effective action on climate change must include human-centred and sustainable policies to promote decent work for all.

  6. UN Climate Change Conference - COP25

    Climate Action for Jobs Initiative launched by UN Secretary-General and ILO Director-General

    10 December 2019

    Launched at the COP25 in Madrid, the Climate Action for Jobs Initiative is designed to support countries in implementing their national climate action commitments, while ensuring that jobs, well-being and a just transition remain at the heart of climate responses.

  7. Event

    Launch of the ILO Report "Skills for a greener future: A Global view"

    UN Climate Change Conference COP25

  8. Event

    The ILO and the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP25

    The twenty-fifth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25) organized by Chile, will be held in Madrid on 2-13 December 2019. The ILO will bring to the table the importance of the social and political drivers for a successful and rapid transition into more respectful economies, and will also be presenting the 'Climate Action for Jobs Initiative' an action plan resulted from the Climate Action Summit 2019.

  9. Event

    GAIN Webinar 8: Decentralised Renewables: Powering Jobs Growth in Emerging Markets

    This GAIN Webinar will explore the linkages between skills and the Just Transition. Based on the recently presented ILO report Skills for a Greener Future, it will shed light on the need for skills development policies that allow countries to seize the employment opportunities and minimise the costs of the Just Transition.

  10. News

    ILO COOP contributes to the green jobs and business models course in the waste sector

    19 November 2019