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  1. News

    Official launch of PAGE Initiative in Burkina Faso and Senegal

    10 June 2014

    In response to requests by governments of Burkina Faso and Senegal, the ILO, UNDP, UNEP, UNIDO and UNITAR jointly launched PAGE in the two countries in view of supporting national efforts to transition to greener economies.

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    World Environment Day

    Raise your voice, not the sea level

    05 June 2014

    Message by Guy Ryder Director-General of the ILO on the occasion of World Environment Day

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    Official launch of PAGE Initiative in Peru

    02 May 2014

    In the context of the international seminar “Towards an Economy with Green Growth in Peru”, held on 28 and 29 April in Lima, the Minister of Environment and the Minister of Labour and Employment Promotion reaffirmed their commitment to promote an economy with green growth in Peru.

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    Peru to hold first international seminar on green growth strategies

    23 April 2014

    Under the slogan “Towards an Economy with Green Growth in Peru”, the Ministry of Labour and Employment Promotion and the Ministry of Environment invite national and international partners to a 2 day seminar to discuss the country’s opportunities for creating an economy with green growth.

  5. News

    South Africa National Green Jobs Dialogue

    09 April 2014

    On 9 April 2014, the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), as custodians of the Green Fund, hosted the National Green Jobs Dialogue.

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    Workshop to review findings of a national green jobs assessment in Tunisia

    27 March 2014

    Tunisia has thousands of green jobs and - as demand for green products and services increases – there are good prospects for further increase in green jobs creation.

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    UN Conference on Small Island Developing States

    The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) will be held from 1 to 4 September 2014 in Apia, Samoa, under the theme Sustainable Development through Genuine and Durable Partnerships.

  8. Partnership for Action on Green Economy

    Global green economy partnership calls for new economic paradigm

    05 March 2014

    Fundamental Shift in Investment Needed to Green Jobs, Industry and Trade.

  9. © UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe 2023

    Partnership for Action on Green Economy

    New UN-led global partnership to help green 30 national economies by 2020

    04 March 2014

    Donors provide over US $11 million in support of country-level action front runners showcase economic and social benefits of transformation.

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    Green skills and innovation for inclusive employment growth

    21 February 2014

    Better skills for green jobs are indispensable to accelerate the transition to an inclusive green economy. Ensuring access to training and promoting green innovation through entrepreneurship, especially among youth, must be part of a joint approach by governments and the private sector.