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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 March 2023