30 November - 11 December, 2015, Paris, France
8 December, 2015, Paris, France
9 December, 2015, Gulshan, Bangladesh
10 December, 2015, Paris, France
05 Feb 2016 - Manila Bulletin, The Senate on Monday, February 1, passed on third and final reading a bill granting incentives to the companies that provide “green jobs”, jobs that contribute substantially to the preservation and conservation of the environmental and natural resources.
Eco- Business, 29 Dec 2015 - This year saw China introduce bold new regulation to tackle its environmental crisis. But can these laws be enforced effectively?
ILO, 21 Dec 2015 - The ILO estimates that there are more than 150 million migrant workers in today’s world. Climate change may increase this number in the coming years, raising the need for improved migration management as exemplified by the small Pacific island nation Kiribati.
ILO, 18 Dec 2015 - As the world moves to implement the Paris Agreement the ILO welcomes the recognition of the role of decent work in the transition.
Grist, 16 Dec 2015 - Thanks to new policies, investment, and technology, we might be entering the beginning of the end of the fossil fuel era.
This booklet presents the key messages of FAO on climate change and food security. It includes a synthesis of the most recent support provided by FAO to countries to face the impacts of climate change. It also brings together the most relevant knowledge on climate change including tools and methodologies FAO can offer to countries to report on their greenhouse gas emissions coming from the agriculture, livestock and forestry sectors.
The Guidelines are both a policy framework and a practical tool to help countries at all levels of development manage the transition to low-carbon economies and can also help them achieve their INDCs and the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. The Guidelines are designed to create decent work on a large scale and ensure that social protection exists where needed. They also include mechanisms for social dialogue among governments, workers and employers' organizations throughout policymaking processes at all levels.
There is a window of opportunity to build climate-smart cities in developing countries, which account for 90% of urban growth. "The State of the City Climate Finance" report, released at COP 21, highlights the challenges these countries face and proposes both innovative and traditional solutions.
Overview of Green Business: Enabling Policies and Private Sector Examples focuses on the ecological sustainability of economic development and the key role that both governments and the private sector have to play in harnessing its potential for inclusive and sustainable development for all.
The latest ILO Green Jobs publication- "Green Business Booklet", is a part of the Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) family of products and Green Jobs packages in Asia and the Pacific. It is a supplementary booklet that will help entrepreneurs in setting up green businesses and in greening existing businesses. It will also outline the important role of an entrepreneur in addressing dual of this document’s challenges of climate change and unemployment.
Willing to get in touch with our team? Today, email us to question Ms Lurraine Baybay Villacorta on her work as Environment and Decent Work Specialist with the ILO in Asia and the Pacific.
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