Green Jobs for Women and Youth: What Can Local Governments Do?

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April 2013
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

This paper presents examples of policies and programmes initiated by local governments that promote green jobs especially for women and youth. The aim is to inspire more local governments to consider policies that address the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development. The report includes case studies from South Africa, the Phillippines, Senegal, Bolivia, Argentina, Colombia, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Burundi and Viet Nam.