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  1. Our impact, their voices

    Boosting Cambodian workers’ competitive edge with green and safety competencies

    04 June 2018

    Anticipating the skills needed for the transition to greener economies is one of the many actions called for by a recent report of the ILO. Cambodian vocational education schools have started to introduce ‘green’ and occupational safety and health competencies in their course with the support of the ILO.

  2. Green Jobs Act Assessment

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  3. World Employment and Social Outlook 2018

    Report in short: Greening with jobs WESO 2018

    17 May 2018

    What are the five things you need to know about the ILO's "World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs" report? ILO experts explain.

  4. Green Jobs Act Assessment

    Multi-stakeholder Consultation on the Development of the Green Jobs Act Assessment and Certification System and Guidelines

    The Philippine Green Jobs Act of 2016 (RA 10771) provides a policy framework for fostering low-carbon, resilient sustainable growth and decent job creation by providing incentives to enterprises generating green jobs, with focus on developing human capital to enable and sustain the transition to a greener economy.

  5. World Employment and Social Outlook: Greening with jobs

    B-roll: 24 million jobs to open up in the green economy

    15 May 2018

    According to the ILO report "World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs", action to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius will result in sufficient job creation to more than offset job losses of 6 million elsewhere.

  6. World Employment and Social Outlook 2018

    How biogas is creating jobs and promoting sustainable agriculture in Egypt

    14 May 2018

    Twenty-four million new "green jobs" could be created worldwide using environmentally sustainable practices, according to the ILO's report, “World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs”. In a global context of wage growth stagnation, increasing income inequality and a growing number of people in non-standard employment, Egypt is turning to new green technologies that protect the environment while creating productive employment.

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    World Employment and Social Outlook 2018

    24 million jobs to open up in the green economy

    14 May 2018

    ILO flagship report estimates job losses and job creation as the world moves to a greener economy.

  8. Bonn Climate Change Conference

    First-Ever Training on How to Analyze Potential Economic Consequences of Emission Reductions

    08 May 2018

    In the framework of the Bonn Climate Change Conference organized by the UNFCCC, the ILO has supported the organization of the training in partnership with UN Climate Change Secretariat and UN Environment, which took place on 5 May 2018.

  9. Media Advisory

    ILO to launch WESO 2018 report looking at job creation in the green economy

    08 May 2018

  10. Employment for climate resilience

    High-level dialogue on more quality jobs in Asia and the Pacific: Investing for a just transition

    Panel discussion co-organized by the Government of the Philippines, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the ILO on how investments and partnerships can accelerate a just transition to greener, fairer and more sustainable economies through decent work.