The Declaration on Mere Change, adopted at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Scotland, recognizes the need to ensure that no one lags behind in transforming clean economies, especially those working in carbon-dependent sectors, cities and regions. Serious industries and products.
The text covers the guidelines of the International Labor Organization (ILO) for achieving environmentally sustainable and well-managed economies and communities, decent work for all, social inclusion and poverty alleviation.
The declaration was signed by the United States, the United Kingdom, 27 member states of the European Union, Norway, Canada and New Zealand, and reflects the continuation of the promises made at the summit by more than 40 countries to drop coal.
“According to the ILO, a just energy change is urgent, essential and possible. There is clear evidence that the economy and the people will benefit the most.
Losses, ”said Vic van Vuran, director of the ILO’s business division.
In the document, countries pledged to support employees, communities and regions that are particularly vulnerable to the consequences of moving away from carbon-intensive economies.
Promoting social dialogue and engagement between governments, employer and labor representatives and other groups affected by the transition to green economies.
Similarly, implement economic strategies that support clean energy, promote efficient economic growth in the use of resources, create income and decent jobs, and reduce poverty and inequality.
The ILO will support the implementation of these proposals by improving and applying international labor standards.
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