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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The Centre hosted a high-level governmental delegation from the Republic of the Congo

On Thursday, 11 September, the Turin Centre welcomed Mr Serge Zoniaba, Minister of Technical and Vocational Education, Skills Training and Employment of the Republic of the Congo, accompanied by Mr Auxence Léonard Okombi, general director of skills training and employment and technical advisor to the chairman of the African Association of Public Employment Services and the Minister of Labour. Read More

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


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.

Sustainable Development and Governance

Our training and advisory services are intended to upgrade both individual and institutional performance in achieving the economic and social outcomes prescribed in national development plans and poverty-reduction strategies.

Workers' Activities

The Programme for Workers’ Activities is the training arm of the Bureau for Workers' Activities (ACTRAV) of the ILO. The Programme responds to the training needs of workers' organizations through courses, materials, projects and advisory services.

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