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27 June 2023

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On June 27, PAGE together with ILO and the Ministry of Labour of Argentina (MoL) held an online course dedicated to the implementation of national green jobs and just transition strategies. The course is part of the second edition of capacity-building in the framework of the federal Council of Labour, targeting federal state-level officials of the MoL.

The “Training Course on Employment Policies for Officials and Members of Provincial Employment/Work Areas, organized collaboratively by ILO, the Federal Labour Council (CFT) and the Ministry of Work, Employment and Social Security (MTEySS), aims to train officials and technical staff of provincial jurisdictions with responsibility for the management of public employment policies.

A total of 73 attendees across the 24 provinces of Argentina attended the session on “Green Employment and Just Transition”, which saw as coachers Joaquín Etorena Hormaeche, UN-PAGE National Coordinator; Ernesto Philipp, National Director of Employment Promotion and Protection from MTEySS; Edith Byk, Director of Management of Vocational Training Programs from MTEySS; and Suyay Cubelli, Head of the Department of International Cooperation and Technical Management from MTEySS.

This second edition, running from May to July 2023, seeks to further enhance knowledge and promote collaboration among government representatives. It features a diverse range of topics, including the eradication and prevention of child labor, the promotion of green and just transition employment, the advancement of gender equality in the workforce, and the facilitation of labor inclusion for individuals with disabilities.

Through a systemic approach to capacity development, PAGE supports both individual and institutional capacities to strengthen policymaking, cross-sectoral coordination, and stakeholder participation.

PAGE is a joint initiative of UNIDO, ILO, UNEP, UNDP and UNITAR that supports 22 countries in shaping inclusive and green economy policy and practice. Argentina joined in 2018.

Source: PAGE

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