News, articles and events on Green Jobs

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    Five ways in which the ILO is working on climate change

    28 November 2014

  2. News

    Senegal in motion towards a green economy

    27 November 2014

    The launch of the PAGE initiative in Senegal: an innovative UN partnership promoting national strategies for a green economy.

  3. News

    Green Jobs Training Programme successfully launched in South Africa

    24 November 2014

    The Government of South Africa has identified the transition to a green economy as a key policy area due to its potential to stimulate economic growth and create sustainable jobs.

  4. News

    First “Start and Improve Your Green Construction Business” (SIYGCB) Trainers trained

    19 November 2014

    The Start and Improve Your Green Construction Business training is a green sectoral business development programme that aims to support emerging and established entrepreneurs that wish to engage in the green building construction sector. The SIYGCB has been developed in close collaboration with national and international stakeholders in Zambia and South Africa. A first group of future trainers were trained in the rationale and the use of the SIYCGB training modules.

  5. 18th American Regional Meeting

    Tripartite Meeting for consultations on Decent Work,Climate Change and Sustainable Development

    13 October 2014

    Caribbean labour ministers, leading trade unionists and employers’ representatives all agreed that the accelerated impact of climate change is posing an immense risk to tourism, agriculture and fishing in the region

  6. 18th American Regional Meeting

    Multinational Enterprises, Development and Decent Work

    Special information session on the implementation strategy of the Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy in the American region.

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    Sustainable development

    First “Academy on the Green Economy” kicks off in Turin

    06 October 2014

    The new training course – which kicks off with a high level policy forum – will facilitate the sharing of experiences and know-how on green jobs creation.

  8. Green jobs

    Young Indonesian entrepreneur goes green

    30 September 2014

    Ilham Rhamanda is one of a new generation of entrepreneurs in Indonesia, for whom there is more to business than pure profits. With ILO support he is following a greener, sustainable approach for his sportswear business.

  9. Event

    UN Climate Summit 2014

  10. Op-Ed

    "Cleaner, Greener, and Richer"

    22 September 2014

    ILO Director-General and UNFCCC Executive-Director argue that world leaders meeting at the UN Climate Summit in New York can deliver a safer, healthier, and more prosperous world that provides millions of decent work opportunities.