Workers and Trade Unions Engagement

Strengthening trade union participation in international environmental processes

In April 2007, UNEP and the International Labour Foundation for Sustainable Development (Sustainlabour), in partnership with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), and its affiliates, the International Labour Organization (ILO), and the World Health Organization (WHO), launched a two-year project on“Strengthening trade union participation in international environmental processes”, with the financial support of the government of Spain....

 

Green Jobs: Towards Decent Work in a Sustainable, Low-Carbon World

The report Green Jobs: Towards Decent Work in a Sustainable, Low-Carbon Worldproduced in the framework of the UNEP/ILO/IOE/ITUC Green Jobs Initiative assembles evidence - quantitative and conceptual - on existing green jobs. The report is the first comprehensive and authoritative report which provides an overview of the complexity and policy relevance of global environmental challenges —climate change— and employment....