News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. 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.

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    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.

  3. 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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    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.

  5. 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.

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    The world of work and the environment - national experiences

    26 August 2013

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    Green jobs by ILO's delegates

    23 August 2013

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

  8. News

    Decent work in the green economy – National workshop for Turkey

    05 July 2013

  9. News

    UN Secretary-General talks about green entrepreneurship opportunities for young people around the world

    27 June 2013

    "Entrepreneurship is about innovating, breaking down barriers, taking risks and showing that new business models can tackle longstanding problems."

  10. 102nd International Labour Conference

    Closing remarks by the ILO Director-General to the 102nd International Labour Conference

    20 June 2013