Green jobs for sustainable development: Concepts and practices

Green jobs for sustainable development: Concepts and practices

Green jobs for sustainable development: Concepts and practices

Opportunities for decent work in a low-carbon economy

19 avril–21 mai 2021
Le cours est disponible en English, Español
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Présentation du cours

This course provides an interactive e-learning opportunity to explore green jobs concepts and emerging practices. By undertaking a review of tools, selected literature and best practices, participants are introduced to the labour-market implications of the transition to greener and more sustainable economies. The action-oriented curriculum is structured to promote the design and implementation of green jobs policies, programmes and projects.

Groupes cibles

A mixed audience of professionals interested in the basic concept of green jobs and its linkage with the ILO's decent work agenda and the sustainable development framework. Gender-balanced participation is desirable.

What topics does this course cover?
  • Why are green jobs key to sustainable development?
  • What are green and decent jobs?
  • Where can green jobs be found and/or created?
  • How can green jobs be promoted and by whom?
What will I learn?
  • Understand the interlinkages between environment, economy and society
  • Recognize the role of governments and social partners in the promotion of policy coherence for the transition to greener and more sustainable economies
  • Review best practices and case studies that illustrate the variety of approaches to fully exploit the business growth and job creation potential of the green economy
What will I be able to do?

Participants develop solutions to complex problems, creating more sustainable societies.

  • Use international guidelines to help countries manage the transition towards low-carbon economies
  • Apply concrete strategies to promote green and decent work opportunities in the public and private sectors
  • Network with green jobs experts and prominent actors in the field
Why should I join?

The Turin Centre is known for its innovative learning experiences and unconventional methodologies.

  • Learning materials are accessible online during and after the course
  • Experts from the ILO and the ITCILO design course materials and interact with participants
  • Participants are encouraged to share their country-specific experiences and approaches to identify and promote green jobs
  • Receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course

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