Publications on Green Jobs

December 2023

  1. The social, economic and employment impacts of decarbonization and green industrial growth scenarios for the Middle East and North Africa region [Full report]

    03 December 2023

  2. The social, economic and employment impacts of decarbonization and green industrial growth scenarios for the Middle East and North Africa region [Summary]

    03 December 2023

November 2023

  1. Issue paper on child labour and climate change

    30 November 2023

    This issue paper brings together and reviews existing research on the interplay between climate change and child labour. It is aimed at providing an initial picture of some of the key channels through which climate change and climate change responses are linked to child labour, and the broad implications for policy moving forward.

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    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Nov/Dec 2023

    24 November 2023

  3. Making the green transition inclusive for persons with disabilities

    15 November 2023

    Persons with disabilities face unique challenges in the context of climate change – both in terms of how they are directly impacted as well as the obstacle faced in taking advantage of emerging labour market opportunities - and are often overlooked in the development and implementation of climate policies and adaptation efforts. To achieve a just transition, it is necessary that empowerment and training in emerging green job niches are inclusive to the needs of disadvantaged groups, that social dialogue with underrepresented groups is central in all policymaking processes, and that inclusion and accessibility are incorporated in the greening process and social protection systems.

  4. Green Jobs Assessment of Six Economic Sectors in Jordan - Technical Report

    14 November 2023

  5. Green Jobs Assessment of Six Economic Sectors in Jordan - Synthesis Report

    14 November 2023

  6. Digital Employment Diagnostic Guidelines

    07 November 2023

    These guidelines serve as a comprehensive framework to assess, analyze, and understand the multifaceted dimensions of digital employment.

October 2023

  1. Guide for the review of employment-related public expenditures and application to six pilot countries

    12 October 2023

    This report presents the first assessment of employment-related public expenditures (ERPEs) in six pilot countries, as an input to support the gradual transition towards pro-employment budgets. The goal is to understand the consistency of public expenditures with national employment policies and issues related to their incidence, effectiveness, and allocative efficiency.

September 2023

  1. Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review 2023

    28 September 2023

    This tenth edition of Renewable energy and jobs: Annual review by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) offers the latest set of global renewable energy employment estimates, which are based on IRENA’s own methodologies and calculations, as well as a large array of reports published by government agencies, industry associations, non-governmental organisations and academic experts.