Green jobs activities in Latin America
Uruguay: Implementing Guidelines for a just transition towards environmentally sustainable economies and societies for all
Uruguay is one of the three pilot countries for the application of the ILO policy framework “Guidelines for a just transition towards environmentally sustainable economies and societies for all” through the ILO Green Initiative.
Peru: Towards an economy with inclusive green growth
In Peru, project activities under the framework of PAGE aim to contribute to the development of policies and strategies to build a green economy with green jobs creation.
Guyana and Trinidad & Tobago: Capacity Building for Green Jobs Promotion
ILO support in both countries has focused on capacity development.
Latin America and the Caribbean: Training on sustainable development and green jobs
The ILO developed a learning course on sustainable development and green jobs especially targeted at trade union representatives.
Latin America and the Caribbean: The Inter-American Centre for Knowledge Development in Vocational Training (CINTERFOR)
The Inter-American Centre for Knowledge Development in Vocational Training (CINTERFOR) promotes environmental concerns as a cross-cutting competency in professional education.
Latin America and the Caribbean: System for Integrated Measurement and Improvement of Productivity (SIMAPRO)
The ILO programme SIMAPRO, implemented in a wide number of Latin American countries, has started to incorporate environmental concerns into its methodologies and approaches with the ultimate aim to increase productivity while reducing the impact on the environment.
Chile: Social Dialogue for Green Jobs Promotion
Green jobs promotion in Chile has focussed on various sector, such as recycling and waste management, forestry and renewable energy.
Central America and Dominican Republic: Occupational training for green jobs
The ILO project FOIL (Fortalecimiento de sistemas integrados de Formación, Orientación e Inserción Laboral) supported TVET institutions in Central America in developing learning standards and curricula for green jobs.
Mexico: Green jobs assessment
A national green jobs assessment conducted with the technical assistance of the ILO informs policy makers and social partners about the potential to create green jobs.
Brazil: Green Jobs in the forestry sector
ILO activities in Brazil focus on the creation of green jobs in the forestry sector. Technical support on green jobs started in 2009 with the promotion of solar heating systems in the social housing programme “minha casa, minha vida”.
Dominican Republic: Green Jobs in the Banana Industry
A Joint UN Programme, focussing on the banana value chain in the Dominican Republic, promotes environmental practices among banana producers.