News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. Event

    International conference on green jobs country assessments

    Members and partners of the Green Jobs Assessment Institutions Network (GAIN) gathered to discuss how greener economies can create more and better jobs.

  2. Sustainable Development and Decent Work Solution Forum

    ILO sharing knowledge and boosting green jobs

    28 October 2013

    Sharing best practices for the promotion of green jobs can have a positive impact on sustainable development around the globe. A number of countries are meeting this week in Nairobi with that purpose in mind.

  3. News

    Mexico’s green jobs assessment presented at the first National Green Jobs Forum

    25 October 2013

    A total of 150 participants, including social partners, the public and private sector representatives gathered at Mexico’s first National Green Jobs Forum, held on 15 October 2013 in Mexico City.

  4. News

    A new milestone towards an international statistical definition of green jobs

    17 October 2013

    At the 19th International Conference of Labour Statisticians (ICLS) held from 2 to 11 October in Geneva, Switzerland, labour statisticians discussed and adopted new guidelines for the statistical definition of employment in the environmental sector.

  5. News

    South Africa and Zambia launch new training initiative to create decent jobs in green building/construction sector

    16 October 2013

    In collaboration with the ILO, government and representatives from South Africa and Zambia kick-started a regional green business management training programme. The programme aims at enhancing competitiveness and promoting sustainable business and decent work among medium, small and micro enterprises(MSMEs)of the building/construction sector.

  6. News

    Green entrepreneurs showcase their businesses at a regional knowledge sharing workshop in Kenya

    27 September 2013

    The ILO Youth Entrepreneurship Facility (YEF) programme, which aims to create job opportunities for young people in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, organized a three-day regional knowledge sharing workshop for key project partners, stakeholders and beneficiaries on 9-11 September 2013 in Nairobi, Kenya.

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    Cash for Work

    Fiji: A village forced to move by rising seas

    13 September 2013

    The International Labour Organization is playing a critical role in helping a Fijian coastal community rebuild its flooded village.

  8. Global South-South Development Expo 2013

    Sustainable Development and Decent Work Solution Forum

    Within the Global South-South Development (GSSD) Expo that took place in Nairobi from 28 October to 1 November 2013, the ILO Solution Forum focused on projects concerning sustainable development and decent work in a variety of contexts worldwide.

  9. Video

    The world of work and the environment - national experiences

    26 August 2013

  10. Video

    Green jobs by ILO's delegates

    23 August 2013

    Interviews with workers', employer's and governement's representatives at the 102nd International Labour Conference.