During this webinar, speakers will present key recommendations from the report 'Just Transition Finance: Pathways for Banking and Insurance', highlight examples of what pioneering banks and insurance companies are already doing, and discuss the challenges and the way forward towards a just transition. Attendees will also have the opportunity to share feedback and ask questions about the report.
20 February 2024
While many economies in the Arab States region continue their post-pandemic recovery, recovery of the labour market lags behind, requiring concerted efforts to intensify diversification and to create jobs in more resilient sectors, a new ILO report finds.
World Day of Social Justice
20 February 2024
On World Day of Social Justice, ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, said there is a unique opportunity to bend the arc of history in favour of social justice and to put social needs at the same level as economic and environmental concerns.
ILO participates in the Framework Conference of the Ibero-American Network for the Promotion of the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE)
31 January 2024
This network, driven by Chile, Colombia, Brazil, Guatemala, Mexico, Spain and Portugal, aims to consolidate a regional group that promotes the SSE.
30 January 2024
New resolution showcases a clear will of Viet Nam to become a pathfinder country of the Global accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions.
ECOSOC Special Meeting
23 January 2024
In his address to the ECOSOC Special Meeting on “The Future of Work: towards a productive, inclusive and sustainable global society,” ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, explains how advancing decent work and social justice are pivotal to address the challenges and opportunities presented by technological advancements, demographic shifts, and the climate crisis.
Major reform of macroeconomics proposed to address 21st century social and environmental challenges at greater scale and speed
08 December 2023
ILO Research Director Richard Samans' book calls for a macroeconomic overhaul, prioritizing societal well-being and robust policy over mere economic growth, to bridge the gap between wealth and living standards.
International Day of Banks
04 December 2023
Private sector banks and insurers have a key role to play in promoting a just transition, according to a new ILO/UNEP report - published ahead of the International Day of Banks - that also offers guidance on practical strategies and actions.
Child labour and climate change
01 December 2023
The impact of climate change on global progress towards ending all forms of child labour is highlighted in a new ILO issue paper.
1-11 December 2023
For the second year in a row, the ILO and the European Commission are hosting the Just Transition Pavilion, a convening space for events, meetings and knowledge sharing around just transition and climate action in cooperation with the UNFCCC, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and International Organisation of Employers (IOE). You can watch live – or replay – all events held in the Pavilion on this page.