News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. News

    The project “Decent Work in the Green Economy” in Turkey concludes with a national conference

    30 March 2015

    The “Turkey Green Jobs Conference” took place on 26 March 2015 in Ankara.

  2. News

    Provinces benefit from Green Jobs Training Programme for South Africa

    27 March 2015

    More than 50 officials from provincial and local governments in South Africa gathered at the Development Bank of Southern Africa’s (DBSA) Vulindlela Academy to participate in the second Green Fund training course on “Green jobs for sustainable development: concepts and practices”.

  3. Climate change

    Disaster Risk Reduction in Fiji

    13 March 2015

    As the risks posed by climate change become more prevalent, often the people affected the most have the least capacity to adapt to those risks without help. In Fiji, the ILO's Cash for Work programme brought together government, communities and volunteers to help villagers threatened by climate change. The challenge: to move an entire village to higher ground. (Closed captions available)

  4. Climate change

    Disaster Risk Reduction in Fiji

    13 March 2015

    As the risks posed by climate change become more prevalent, often the people affected the most have the least capacity to adapt to those risks without help. In Fiji, the ILO's Cash for Work programme brought together government, communities and volunteers to help villagers threatened by climate change. The challenge: to move an entire village to higher ground. (Closed captions available)

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    News

    The African Ministerial Conference on the Environment highlights the job creation potential of going green

    11 March 2015

    The 15th regular session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) was held in Cairo, Egypt, from 2-6 March 2015.

  6. News

    How can fiscal measures drive forward the transition to a fair and equitable green economy?

    02 February 2015

    More than 200 academics, policy makers and experts came together to jointly discuss and debate a large emerging body of research on green fiscal policy at the Third Annual Conference of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP).

  7. Event

    Workshop on Greening the Economy: Its Impact on Growth, Employment and CO2 Emissions: A Green DySAM Analysis

    The Green Jobs-A/P, EMPINVEST and Co-Jakarta intends to conduct a workshop to promote a wider dissemination of the analytical work carried out on Green Jobs by the ILO, on 28 Janurary 2015 at Jakarta, Indonesia.

  8. Event

    Asian Regional Trade Unions Training on Sustainable Development, Green Jobs and Decent Work

    Organized by ITC –ACTRAV supported by GJ-ITC with GJ-A/P (ILO ROAP/DWT-Bangkok), 2-6 February 2015 at Bangkok, Thailand

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    News

    ILO calls for stronger linkages between labour and climate agendas

    18 December 2014

    Delegates from over 190 nations met in Lima, Peru, for two-week talks to prepare the road towards a new global climate change agreement for adoption at the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) next year in Paris.

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    News

    The 17th European Forum on Eco-innovation was dedicated to the topic of jobs and skills transformation

    05 December 2014

    The Forum discussions examined the employment opportunities and challenges arising from the transition to a green and circular economy.

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    News

    The ILO engages in climate change at Lima Conference and beyond

    01 December 2014

    The ILO participates actively in the climate change negotiations at the Conference of the Parties (COP 20) under the United Nation Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), taking place in Lima, Peru, from 1 December to 12 December 2014.