News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. News

    World of work essential for climate solutions, says dialogue on climate change and jobs

    13 May 2015

    The event was organised by the ILO in collaboration with the Geneva Environment Network Secretariat on May 12.

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    Event

    Dialogue on Climate Change and Jobs: Shaping the COP21 Agenda of Solutions

    The objective of this dialogue, organised by the ILO in collaboration with the Geneva Environment Network Secretariat, is to provide a platform for sharing views and perspectives on ways in which the climate change and decent work agendas can be made mutually supportive, looking towards the COP21 in Paris.

  3. Training

    Multinational enterprises, development and decent work: the approach of the MNE Declaration

    This five-day course will look at how governments, enterprises and the social partners are encouraged to each put policies in place and engage with each other through dialogue to maximize the positive contribution of multinational enterprises to socio economic development and decent work.

  4. News

    Robust assessments for better policies: experts review training package

    17 April 2015

    A draft methodological and training package on measuring employment and socio-economic effects of shifts to greener economies was discussed in the context of the second International Conference of the Green Jobs Assessment Institutions Network (GAIN).

  5. Event

    International Conference: Developing a Green Jobs Assessment Training Package

    The second International Conference of the Green Jobs Assessment Institutions Network (GAIN) will bring experts from various relevant fields together to present and discuss draft training modules that will form a training package for green jobs assessments.

  6. 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.

  7. 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”.

  8. 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)

  9. 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.

  11. 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).