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Research Conference: Green Jobs for Asia and the Pacific - Technical Papers and Presentations

— sector: Renewable energy, Recycling, Chemicals and waste management, Energy efficiency
— theme: Decent work (others), Specialized UN agencies and programmes

The research conference organized by ILO was held on 21-23 April 2008 in Niigata, Japan. It aimed to explore new concepts and approaches, extract lessons for policies and programmes, identify priorities for action and build partnerships for future work. The conference was attended by about 40 participants from 19 countries. Presenters at the conference were from academia, relevant government agencies, workers’ and employers’ think-tanks, and regional and international organizations.

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2024

The major themes discussed in plenary sessions include Green Jobs and Decent Work in relation to:

  • The role of government policies: social impacts of environment-friendly tax policies, government support measures and market-based instrument
  • Low Carbon Economies and the Labour Market: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
  • Employment in a Circular Economy: Waste Management and Recycling
  • Green Jobs in Natural Resource Management and Environment Protection

 

Information note - (pdf, 104Kb)

Programme - (pdf, 138Kb)

List of participants - (pdf, 121Kb)

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