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    Social justice

    ILO Director-General urges greater social justice on first official visit to South Africa

    06 April 2023

    During his three-day trip International Labour Organization Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, held talks with the South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, government ministers and employers’ and workers’ representatives.

  2. Press release

    Inclusive Green Economic Growth for Jordan's Refugee and Host Communities

    28 March 2023

    A new ILO project funded by the Government of Italy aims to build a sustainable and inclusive green labor market for Jordan's refugee and host communities.

  3. News

    Morocco strengthens its capacity on green jobs indicators

    27 March 2023

    Officials from the High Commission for Planning (HCP) followed a workshop training on 20-22 March in Rabat, led by ILO, about green jobs statistics as part of an action plan for the measurement of green jobs in Morocco. The objective was to reinforce national capacities in statistics in the fields of environment and green jobs as the Government is investing in a greener and more inclusive growth path.

  4. Event

    Leveraging Public Development Banks for resilient communities: Towards social justice and just climate transitions

    As climate change disproportionately affects marginalized, poor and vulnerable communities, aggravating inequalities within and between countries, this event will discuss how Public Development Banks can help build a comprehensive social agenda, to support a strong and just transition, while ensuring no one is left behind in moving towards a low-carbon economy.

  5. Labour migration and climate change

    The Impact of Climate Change on Labour Migration: Exchanging practices and exploring opportunities for sustainable development, decent work and a just labour market transition

    This event will be structured in two complementary panel sessions to better understand how labour migration can serve as an adaptive response to climate change and how skills anticipation and qualifications systems can support just transitions to green and blue economies.

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    ILO and IFC scale up collaboration on social issues in private investments

    17 March 2023

    In his address to the ILO Governing Body, the Managing Director of the International Finance Corporation, Makhtar Diop, announced plans to reinforce the partnership with ILO.

  7. iUPSHIFT programme

    Innovation pitches from youth mentors

    15 March 2023

    Through iUPSHIFT programme, youth mentors trained by the ILO and UNICEF in Uganda on social entrepreneurship and life skills, developed innovative ideas to improve waste management and sustainable energy production.

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    Green jobs

    Climate Action for Jobs initiative boosts action to support a just transition

    14 March 2023

    Building on the outcomes of the UN climate change conference, members of the Climate Action for Jobs initiative welcomed new board members and discussed ways to scale up support and collaboration to advance a just transition towards environmentally sustainable economies and societies.

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    ILOSTAT blog

    The current state of the global labour market: Implications for achieving the Global Goals

    13 March 2023

    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of 17 global goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all. But with the COVID-19 pandemic upending the global labour market in recent years, progress towards achieving these goals has been disrupted. From rising unemployment and informal work to slowing productivity growth and persistent gender inequalities, the pandemic has highlighted the need for urgent action to build a more resilient and equitable world of work.

  10. News

    ILO secures enhanced visibility in global instrument on chemicals

    10 March 2023