Building on the outcomes of the UN climate change conference, members of the Climate Action for Jobs initiative welcomed new board members and discussed ways to scale up support and collaboration to advance a just transition towards environmentally sustainable economies and societies.
On 9 November 2022, the ILO, UNEP, and UNICEF/Generation Unlimited launched the ambitious "Green Jobs for Youth Pact" at the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
Mauritania is joining the UN’s Climate Action for Jobs Initiative, which brings to 49 the coalition of countries that have committed to support a just ecological transition by formulating a national plan for a just transition, creating decent and green jobs.
On 1 and 2 June 2022, the ILO Office for Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania and Tunisia, together with the government of Algeria and social partners, organized a workshop to launch a project to promote green and better jobs in Algeria.
The government of Nigeria, representatives of employers’ and workers’ organizations and development partners have launched a new initiative to place jobs and social justice at the centre of the ecological transition.
The United States is joining the Climate Action for Jobs Initiative, which brings to 48 the coalition of countries that have committed to support a just ecological transition by formulating a national plan for a just transition, creating decent and green jobs.
The ILO, within the framework of the France-ILO partnership, has launched a project on "The social dimension of the ecological transition" in Senegal, representing the first project under the Climate Action for Jobs Initiative.