News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. Event

    Transforming Technical and Vocational Education and Training for Refugees: Greening the Southern Africa Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Ecosystem

    The United Nations Transforming Education Summit - TES: Solutions Day aims to mobilize collective actions and initiatives around Thematic Action Tracks - that require greater attention and action to accelerate progress on the education 2030 Agenda and transform education. This event will contribute to the second Thematic Action Track of "Learning and skills for life, work, and sustainable development".

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    77th UN General Assembly

    World leaders gather to address ‘interlocking’ crises

    14 September 2022

    At the UN General Assembly in New York the ILO will seek to alleviate the impact of humanitarian, economic and climate crises by rallying support for the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection.

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    Event

    How to fight the rise of modern slavery

    This episode of the ILO's monthly live show discusses latest estimates on modern slavery, the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions, to be presented at the UN General Assembly and the implications of the climate emergency for the world of work.

  4. News

    Argentina advances towards a national sustainable construction plan for a Just Transition

    02 September 2022

    Within the framework of the ILO PAGE Project, a Labour Adaptation Plan for the Construction Sector in Argentina has been developed together with the social partners, aimed at identifying concrete strategies for advancing towards an inclusive sustainability in this sector.

  5. Article

    Empowering women to participate in the green transition of Mbao, Senegal

    25 August 2022

    Training of market gardening groups and women farmers from the classified forest of Mbao with ILO's Start and Improve Your (Green) Business tool.

  6. TICAD 8

    ILO co-hosts TICAD 8 Side Event

    22 August 2022

    Human security and emergency jobs for peace and resilience/ Experiences through partnership between Japan and the ILO for the promotion of decent work agenda in the context of fragility

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    Tokyo International Conference on African Development

    Decent work agenda for Africa to be promoted at TICAD 8

    22 August 2022

    Key elements of the decent work agenda will be promoted at ILO-organized events taking place during the 8th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 8).

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    Global Employment Trends for Youth

    Recovery in youth employment is still lagging, says ILO

    11 August 2022

    A new report, issued ahead of International Youth Day, shows large regional differences in young people's prospects in the labour market.

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    Climate Action for Jobs

    Mauritania joins the Climate Action for Jobs Initiative

    20 July 2022

    Mauritania is joining the UN’s Climate Action for Jobs Initiative, which brings to 49 the coalition of countries that have committed to support a just ecological transition by formulating a national plan for a just transition, creating decent and green jobs.

  10. BRICS Ministers of Labour and Employment meeting

    ILO Director-General welcomes BRICS commitment to green jobs, skills development, workers’ protection

    15 July 2022

    Guy Ryder warned the BRICS Labour and Employment Ministers, from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, of a growing risk of further labour market deterioration in 2022.