Green Jobs
The move towards a green economy has been gaining momentum in parallel with the international debate and negotiations on climate change. That debate has brought out the need to take a deeper look at the notion of green jobs and its links with economic, social and environmental development goals.

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Upcoming Courses
Academy on the Green Economy (NEW)

Organized in collaboration with the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), this learning event is meant to build capacities on the green economy and to equip policy-makers, technical staff and practitioners with the knowledge and skills needed for the promotion of environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive economies. Read More

Code: A907080

When: 06/10/2014 - 17/10/2014

Venue: Turin Centre

Language: Spanish, English, French

News

The Centre celebrates World Environment Day

“Every year, on June 5th, millions of people across the planet celebrate World Environment Day (WED), coming together at community, national and regional level to promote positive action on the most-pressing environmental challenges of our day.”[1] Read More

Toward a green growth economy in Peru

The Minister of the Environment of Peru, Manuel Gerardo Pedro Pulgar-Vidal Otálora, and the Minister of Labour and Employment Promotion, Ana Ethel del Rosario Jara Velásquez, signed the official declaration for the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), during the official closing ceremony for the seminar on “Toward a green growth economy in Peru” (Lima, 28–29 April 2014). Read More

Gender, water and jobs

The ILO and UN Women have carried out three country studies on the present situation of unpaid work in water supply carried out by girls and women in Panama, the Philippines and Senegal. These country studies and a summary report will be validated in a workshop on campus from 28 to 30 April. Read More

Unit(s)

Employment Policies and Skills Development

The ILO has always emphasized the central role of employment and decent work in achieving sustainable development goals. Global policy frameworks including the Global Employment Agenda (2003), the Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization (2008), and the Global Jobs Pact (2009) set out a coherent vision and provide guidance on how to combine growth with more and better jobs.

Enterprise, Microfinance and Local Development

The Enterprise, Microfinance and Local Development Programme uses the knowledge base of the ILO globally to design academies, courses and training packages. Training courses and academies focus on disseminating good practices and sound methodologies. Training draws on the expertise of the global team of ILO enterprise development and social finance specialists.
Contact

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