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.
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.
Preparing for 2015
Green Jobs Training Programme successfully launched in South Africa
Training of Trainers seminar on Your Green Construction Business
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.
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.