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May 18, 2021
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Climate Action for Jobs initiative launches in Africa

Government ministers joined workers’ and employers’ organizations as well as labour and environmental experts to launch the Climate Action for Jobs initiative in Africa.
April 27, 2021
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New findings from Nigeria reveal that effective climate policies can create 12 million jobs

A year-long study into the links between employment and the environment in Nigeria concluded that well-designed climate policies can boost the national economy and create 12 million job opportunities by 2035, while also slowing carbon dioxide emissions.
September 2, 2020
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The Board of the Climate Action for Jobs Initiative holds its first meeting

Representatives of governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations, the United Nations Executive Office, a development bank, and the ILO will hold the inaugural meeting of the International Advisory Board to provide strategic direction to the Initiative.
September 20, 2019

Importance of decent jobs, just transition to be highlighted at UN Climate Action Summit and General Assembly

ILO Director-General will promote decent work and a ‘just transition’ to greener economies, when he joins world leaders for the UN Climate Summit and UN General Assembly in New York.