News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. News

    High level meeting on measuring the potential for inclusive green growth and job creation in Zambia

    17 September 2014

    The Ministry of Finance has started assessing Zambia’s potential for inclusive green growth and job creation across different economic sectors. The Green Jobs Assessment will inform and guide further policy development aimed at inclusive green growth and job creation in Zambia in line with the revised 6th National Develop Plan which ensures that economic growth is pro-poor, job-rich and sustainable.

  2. © Flickr / Carlo Iacovino 2022

    Small Island Developing States

    Decent work and sustainability intertwined for small states battling climate change

    05 September 2014

    The international community has just concluded its discussion in Samoa about small island developing states, with decent work for all emerging as a key commitment, writes Bob Kyloh, senior ILO economist, who attended the conference.

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    Small Island Developing States

    Can closer economic integration bring more decent work opportunities in the Caribbean?

    01 September 2014

    A high-level panel discussion at the UN Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Conference in Samoa on 1 September will bring together the ILO with policy makers, employer and worker representatives to discuss the feasibility and implications of greater economic integration in the Caribbean. The Director of the ILO Office for the Caribbean looks at some of the proposed measures and their implications for decent job creation.

  4. Climate change

    ILO and UNFCCC to increase collaboration ahead of UN climate summit

    27 August 2014

    Joint statement by Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization and Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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    Sustainable development for Small Island States

    Green ambitions in Mauritius

    26 August 2014

    The ILO is partnering with Mauritius as it rolls out its green economy action plan ahead of the UN Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in Samoa.

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    Press release

    ILO to promote decent work in Small Island Developing States at SIDS Conference in Samoa

    25 August 2014

  7. News

    Zambia’s Green Jobs Programme focuses on occupational safety and health

    18 August 2014

    The ILO is promoting safe, healthy and sustainable jobs in the building and construction sector in Zambia.

  8. News

    Tripartite workshop on green jobs promotion held in Mexico City

    28 July 2014

    More than 60 representatives from government, employers’ and workers’ organisations, as well as from specialized and academic institutions attended the three day national workshop on Strategies for Sustainable Development and Green Jobs Creation.

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    Green economy

    Ryder: World of work critical to greening the economy

    17 July 2014

    ILO Director-General calls on EU environment and labour ministers to align policies for sustainable development.

  10. © Yasuyoshi Chiba / AFP 2022

    International Day of Cooperatives

    Message by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder: “Cooperatives for sustainable development"

    05 July 2014