The move towards a “green economy” has been gaining momentum in parallel with the international debate and negotiations on climate change.
That discussion has highlighted the need to take a closer look at the notion of “green jobs” and their links with economic, social and environmental development goals. The potential for green jobs exists in all countries, and at all levels of economic development. Green jobs span a wide array of skills, educational backgrounds and occupational profiles. They contribute to reducing the environmental impact of enterprises and economic sectors to levels which are sustainable.
The prevention, reuse, recycling and recovery of waste can create considerable social, economic and environmental opportunities for many countries. Read More
13 November 2017 - 17 November 2017
Enrolment deadline: 16 October 2017
Green building – a driver for decent jobs & economic growth
The UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is an ambitious plan of action aimed at transforming our world. Unveiled in 2015, it encourages countries and businesses to explore opportunities that merge economic, social and environmental sustainability through the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – 17 wide ranging goals aiming to decouple economic growth from climate change, poverty and inequality. Read More
Cities and societies in transition - Towards a low-carbon and inclusive development
On 5 June 2017, Festival CinemAmbiente, the Turin-based Environmental Film Festival, and the Centre celebrated World Environment Day 2017 by convening a conference entitled “Cities and societies in transition - Towards a low-carbon and inclusive development”, on campus, as part of the “Eco-Talks” planned for the 20th edition of the festival. Read More
The Centre celebrates World Environment Day 2017
The Environmental Film Festival and the International Training Centre of the ILO are celebrating World Environment Day (#WorldEnvironmentDay #WithNature 2017) with a Conference on “Cities and societies in transition - Towards a low-carbon and inclusive development”. Read More