News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. COP27

    ILO welcomes COP27 progress on social dimensions of climate change

    21 November 2022

    The ILO presence at COP27 focused on highlighting the importance of a just transition in climate change responses, and included new initiatives on youth, financing and knowledge exchange.

  2. 5th ITUC World Congress

    ILO Director-General calls for policies that support equity and social justice

    18 November 2022

    Addressing the 5th World Congress of the International Trade Union Confederation in Melbourne, Gilbert F. Houngbo called for a Global Coalition for Social Justice to prioritize social justice in policy making and tackle multiple crises that are impacting the world of work.

  3. The World of Work Show

    The social dimension of climate change

    This episode of the ILO World of Work show will focus on the social dimension of climate change and how the ILO is keeping it at the forefront of discussions at the COP27 UN Climate Change Conference. Join our guests who will discuss how to achieve a just transition towards a greener economy that works for all women and men around the world.

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    Greening workplaces

    Enterprises must be key actors in the green transition

    14 November 2022

    Greening workplaces will play an increasingly important role in the green transition, as well as being an aspect of work life that matters greatly to both workers and employers. Read the new ILO report launched during COP27.

  5. COP27

    Youth initiatives win IsDB-ILO prizes for innovative ideas on green jobs and skills

    13 November 2022

    The winners, who received their prizes at the COP27 UN Climate Change Conference, had responded to a joint IsDB-ILO Challenge Call aiming to build skills required for green jobs and promote youth participation in a just transition to a green economy.

  6. Development partnership

    G20: IsDB and ILO pledge to pool resources to support mutual Member States

    13 November 2022

    Strengthened joint work will focus on skills development and youth employment, as well as women’s economic empowerment, a just transition to a green economy, decent work in fragile contexts, and the growing synthesis between employment, trade and investment.

  7. COP 27

    ILO launches initiatives on Green Jobs for Youth and Just Transition financing tools at COP27

    11 November 2022

    During the first week of the UN Climate Change Conference the ILO launched a bold partnership to accelerate green job creation for youth, as well as the Just Transition Finance Tool on Banking and Investment Activities and opened the Just Transition Pavilion.

  8. Report Launch

    Greening Enterprises: Transforming processes and workplaces

    Launch of the major publication on Greening Enterprises - a fundamental component of the Just Transition.

  9. Event

    COP27: ILO events streamed from the Just Transition Pavilion

    Keeping the social dimension of climate change at the forefront of discussions is the focus of events being organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) at the up-coming UN Climate Change Conference (COP27). Together with the European Commission, the ILO hosts the first ever Just Transition Pavilion, a convening space for events, meetings and knowledge sharing around just transition and climate action in cooperation with the UNFCCC, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and International Organisation of Employers (IOE). You can watch live -or replay- all events held in the Pavilion on this page.

  10. Side event – COP 27

    Social debates around the climate action of private sector: challenges for a just and inclusive transition

    This event will seek to show the essential role that the private sector and social partners must play in the implementation of responses to the challenges posed by climate change in the MENA region and more particularly in Tunisia.