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    Renewables jobs nearly doubled in past decade, soared to 13.7 million in 2022

    29 September 2023

    Employment expands despite crises and challenges and growing use of industrial policies can create more localized supply chains, a new joint ILO-IRENA report finds.

  2. Event

    Greening TVET and skills development to equip and capacitate future workforce for a just transition

    This online event is organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in collaboration with the RES4Africa Foundation. Skills development is one of key policy areas to address environmental, economic and social sustainability. Join us for this panel discussion to discuss the importance of greening TVET and skills development in preparing the current and future workforce with the necessary skills for a sustainable, just and inclusive transition.

  3. © M. Crozet / ILO 2023

    Sustainable Development Goals

    World is “well off track” to achieve SDG 8, new ILO research finds

    15 September 2023

    ILO analysis of progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 8 (SDG 8) on Decent Work for All, finds much still needs to be done, particularly on social and environmental issues, and offers policy recommendations to speed up progress.

  4. News

    Labour sector to play a key role in the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM5)

    14 September 2023

  5. Statement

    A time for social justice

    12 September 2023

    In his address at Georgetown University in Qatar ILO Director-General Gilbert Houngbo highlighted the pressing need for global action on social justice amid multiple crises, labour market inequalities, and technological transformations.

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    G20 Leaders’ Summit

    ILO welcomes G20 support for just transition measures

    10 September 2023

    G20 Leaders reaffirmed their commitment to promote inclusive growth, sustainable development and decent work and their support for the UN Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions.

  7. News

    Towards sustainable and inclusive tourism in North Sulawesi

    04 September 2023

    The ILO supports the just transition of tourism sector in North Sulawesi, Indonesia, known for its wealth of biodiversity reserve of flora and fauna, towards sustainable and inclusive tourism through social dialogues.

  8. Event

    International Youth Day 2023 on "Green Skills for Youth: Towards a Sustainable World"

  9. News

    Promoting decent jobs and social justice for youth during two-week Academy in Turin

    27 July 2023

    More than 100 participants from around the globe came together in Turin for the first in-person Youth Employment Academy since the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    World Bank / ILO / UNESCO joint study

    Improve Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) to meet skills and labour mismatch

    12 July 2023

    A new joint study by the World Bank, the ILO, and UNESCO says TVET needs to adapt to globalization, technological progress, demographic transformation, and climate change.