News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. © Marcel Crozet/ILO 2022

    Climate Action for Jobs

    Mauritania joins the Climate Action for Jobs Initiative

    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.

  2. 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.

  3. BRICS 8th Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting

    ILO Director-General’s remarks to the BRICS Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting

    14 July 2022

  4. Roundtable discussion at the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development 2022

    Indigenous peoples, climate change and the role of decent work for a just and peaceful transition

    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.

  5. Labour migration

    High-level Dialogue on the New Regional Framework on Climate Mobility concludes

    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.

  6. © Gamze Orhun / ILO 2022

    Press release

    Going green could create 300,000 new jobs for the Turkish economy by 2030

    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.

  7. © Esneyder Gutiérrez Cardona 2022

    Voices

    Our cooperative has dignified the work of waste pickers

    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.

  8. © G7 2022

    G7 Leaders’ Communiqué

    ILO welcomes commitments in 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.

  9. © S. Ryan / IFRC 2022

    110th International Labour Conference

    ILO World of Work Summit to discuss how to tackle multiple global crises

    08 June 2022

    International Labour Conference to host major summit on the world of work response to food, energy and financial crises.

  10. News

    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.