News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. News

    The 2019 Edition of the ITC Turin Gender Academy includes a panel presentation and an orientation session on cooperatives

    19 November 2019

  2. Event

    ILO workshop on skills anticipation and matching with emphasis on green skills, 18-21 November 2019, Georgetown, Guyana.

    The training workshop targets national stakeholders in Guyana.

  3. Our impact, their voices

    Water is wealth for Sri Lankan farmers

    05 November 2019

    The legacy of conflict combined with climate change brought drought and impending disaster to northern Sri Lankan farmers. An ILO project helped to restore water and put them back on the road to a more prosperous life.

  4. Event

    Training workshop on public employment services in the context of disaster / crisis preparedness and response, 28 October-1 November 2019

    Training developed in collaboration with the Saint Lucia Department of Labour (Ministry of Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour).

  5. Green jobs

    ILO-supported national initiatives win policy ‘Oscars’

    16 October 2019

    The Future Policy Awards, recognizes the world’s most impactful policies empowering youth.

  6. Event

    GAIN Webinar 7: Skills for a Greener Future: Taking stock and looking ahead

    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.

  7. ILO Research Department Seminar

    Financing a Global Green New Deal

    This year’s Trade and Development Report suggests that meeting the financing demands of the Agenda 2030 requires rebuilding multilateralism around the idea of a Global Green New Deal, and pursuing a financial future very different from the recent past. The place to begin building such a future is with a serious discussion of public financing options, as part of a wider process of repairing the social contract on which inclusive and sustainable outcomes can emerge and from which private finance can be engaged on more socially productive terms.

  8. Article

    What Asian countries should not miss while preparing the future of work

    03 October 2019

    OpEd by ILO economists Sara Elder, Christian Viegelahn and Tejeshwi Nath Bhattarai, authors of 'Preparing for the future of work: National policy responses in ASEAN +6', a study of how ASEAN+6 countries are preparing their labour markets for technological, climate and demographic changes.

  9. News

    A first step towards improving working conditions of waste pickers in Senegal

    27 September 2019

    Under the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), the ILO is supporting an initiative to improve working conditions in the waste management sector, by helping to organize informal economy workers into cooperatives.

  10. News

    The Green Jobs Assessments Institutions Network (GAIN) establishes its First Training Hub in Africa

    25 September 2019

    The Training Hub is based on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the ILO and the University of Pretoria, and aims to build institutional capacity on Green Jobs Assessment Models.