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Jobs and a Just Transition for All in a Healthy Planet


Event Overview

Our jobs and businesses depend on a healthy planet. The triple planetary crisis of climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution are disrupting millions of jobs and livelihoods. Our future depends on a just transition to a carbon and resource efficient economy.

Part of the Geneva Stockholm+50 Dialogues, this event will address the global environment agenda and its implications for decent work. Leading experts will discuss the employment implication of a global regulation on plastics, the development of circular economies, changing food systems, land and biodiversity, maritime and blue economy, and set the stage for Stockholm+50.

Speakers include:

  • Dr Helena Wright, _Policy Director, FAIRR Initiative

  • Moustapha Kamal Gueye, Global Coordinator, Green Jobs Programme, International Labour Organization

  • Brenda Koekkoek, Programme Manager, Circle of Excellence on Plastic Pollution, UN Environment Programme

  • Robert Marinkovic, Adviser for Climate and Green Economy, International Organisation of Employers

  • Bert De Wel, Climate Policy Officer, International Trade Union Confederation

  • Arab Hoballah, Executive Director, SEED – Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development

  • Martha Selwyn, Manager, United Nations Global Compact

Key Information
Date:22 April 2022
Time:08:00 - 09:30