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Renewable energy jobs hit 12.7m globally

Worldwide employment in renewable energy reached 12.7 million last year, a jump of 700,000 new jobs in one year, despite the lingering effects of COVID-19...

Guterres calls for accelerated action on jobs, poverty eradication

Almost two years into the COVID-19 crisis, a huge divergence in the recovery is undermining global trust and solidarity, according to a new policy...

Fewer women than men will regain work during COVID-19 recovery – ILO

Fewer women will regain jobs lost to the COVID-19 pandemic during the recovery period than men, according to a new study released on Monday,...

Experts predict Trump’s promise to bring back coal jobs ‘will not be kept’

Lifting a moratorium against leases for coal mining on public lands will not create demand for coal as power companies continue to shift to...

Paris Agreement, SDGs can generate better jobs – UN

The ILO and UNFCCC team up to boost action on just transition and decent work in the context of climate change. The agreement between...

Farming, forestry top list of jobs most linked to suicide

A US study has listed farmers and foresters among the people most likely to take their own life. The research carried out by America's Centres for Disease Control...

Femi Olomola: We’ll create millions of job units through LUPAR

Dr Femi Olomola is the 21st President of Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP). In this interview with Kayode Aboyeji, he speaks on the implications...

Trade unions join transition to greener economy

Worldwatch Institute's State of the World 2014 explores the employment challenges and opportunities of a transition to a sustainable economy Can the need to protect the environment...

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COP15: High stakes in Montreal as negotiators seek new global biodiversity framework

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) convened for its resumed Fifteenth Conference of the Parties (COP15) on Wednesday, December...
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AfDB in record mobilisation of $8.9bn for Africa’s low-income countries

After a year of intense negotiations and a difficult global economic outlook, development partners of the African Development Fund...

CBD COP15: Humanity has become a weapon of mass extinction – Guterres

In his remarks at the UN Biodiversity Conference – COP15 – in Montreal, UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, lamented that,...

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COP15: High stakes in Montreal as negotiators seek new global biodiversity framework

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) convened for its...

AfDB in record mobilisation of $8.9bn for Africa’s low-income countries

After a year of intense negotiations and a difficult...