In 2011, Cedefop together with UNEVOC, OECD, ILO, UNITAR, ETF, and other international agencies set up a body for inter-agency cooperation
Interagency Working Group for Greening TVET and Skills Development
The Interagency Working Group brings together expertise from a wide rage of international organizations working in the field of TVET, skills development and the green transformation of the society and economy.
The Working Group is convinced that a collaborative effort is required for meeting the challenges involved in greening TVET and skills development.
The Working Group advocates international partnership and cooperation for promoting the necessary capacities in TVET and skills development for allowing a rapid and equitable shift to greener economies and more sustainable societies.
The Working Group supports initiatives for greening TVET and skills development by raising awareness, providing advocacy, sharing and disseminating good practices, knowledge and expertise, and works under the umbrella of the Interagency Group on TVET. The related document is available below.
Meeting skills needs for green jobs: Policy Recommendations
In 2013, the IWG on Greening TVET and Skills Development identified the key challenges for green employment, and it presented a set of policy recommendations, responding to the request from the G20 Development Working Group on the Human Resources Development Pillar. The G20 membership includes the world’s largest advanced and emerging economies, representing about two-thirds of the world’s population, 85% of global GDP and more than 75% of global trade (Source: G20 members
According to the policy document, several important challenges need to be addressed for meeting skill needs for jobs and creating new green employment opportunities for all. This document is available below.