Climate Action for Jobs
20 July 2022
Mauritania is joining the UN’s Climate Action for Jobs Initiative, which brings to 49 the coalition of countries that have committed to support a just ecological transition by formulating a national plan for a just transition, creating decent and green jobs.
BRICS Ministers of Labour and Employment meeting
ILO Director-General welcomes BRICS commitment to green jobs, skills development, workers’ protection
15 July 2022
Guy Ryder warned the BRICS Labour and Employment Ministers, from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, of a growing risk of further labour market deterioration in 2022.
BRICS 8th Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting
14 July 2022
Roundtable discussion at the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development 2022
As part of the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development (23-25 May 2022), the ILO, together with the Indigenous Major Group for Sustainable Development and the Right Energy Partnership with Indigenous Peoples, facilitated an online roundtable session on indigenous peoples, climate change and the role of decent work for a just and peaceful transition.
05 July 2022
The regional dialogue was facilitated through the PCCMHS programme led by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) alongside the International Labour Organization (ILO), Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Platform on Disaster Displacement (PDD) and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS). The joint-agency PCCMHS programme is funded by the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security and the New Zealand Aid Programme.
30 June 2022
A new report by UNDP and ILO sees dramatic economic benefits in shifting new investment from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources.
30 June 2022
Twenty-two years ago, Martha Elena Iglesias helped found a waster picker cooperative in Colombia called Planeta Verde. Over time, the cooperative has transformed how the local community views waste pickers and a sense of solidarity has developed amongst its members.
G7 Leaders’ Communiqué
29 June 2022
New commitments by the G7 Leaders, covering gender equality, tackling inflation, climate change, and support for a just transition to a sustainable and inclusive future, have been welcomed by the ILO.
110th International Labour Conference
08 June 2022
International Labour Conference to host major summit on the world of work response to food, energy and financial crises.
Launch of the project "Green jobs for young men and women in Algeria for a just transition to a sustainable work future"
07 June 2022
On 1 and 2 June 2022, the ILO Office for Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania and Tunisia, together with the government of Algeria and social partners, organized a workshop to launch a project to promote green and better jobs in Algeria.