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
Empleos verdes para el desarrollo sostenible: conceptos y prácticas (NUEVO)

Una oportunidad intercambio y trabajo en red para fortalecer las capacidades y competencias en materia de empleos verdes. A través de una plataforma de formación a distancia, el curso ofrece una selección de literatura, buenas prácticas y herramientas para analizar las oportunidades y los desafíos laborales en la promoción del desarrollo sostenible. Read More

Code: A978151

When: 05 Oct 2015 - 29 Nov 2015

Venue: Distance

Language: Spanish


Moving up the waste hierarchy to save the environment and create jobs

The Centre is involved in a project on “Green Jobs for South Africa” jointly implemented with the Green Fund and the Development Bank of Southern Africa. Read More

The Centre joins the UN International Year of Light

In 2015, the UN celebrates the International Year of Light, a global initiative which highlights the importance of light in our lives. Read More

Preparing for 2015

Green Jobs Training Programme successfully launched in South Africa Read More


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 Programme

While maintaining the broad definition of Sustainable Development adopted by the United Nations, which postulates the intrinsic relationships between economic, social and environmental well-being, SDP takes as a more concrete starting point the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the framework of the post-2015 development agenda.

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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