Webinar 1

Thursday April 15th

14:00 – 16:00 SAST

Green jobs for a better future.

Learn about the latest national, provincial and local green jobs initiatives in South Africa, including a wealth of innovative private sector opportunities. Engage in a discussion on the policy environment for green jobs in the country, with special focus on youth unemployment in the context of a ‘just transition’ and a post-COVID-19 recovery.

Webinar 2

Thursday April 29th

14:00 – 16:00 SAST

Building skills for green jobs.

Explore and discuss South Africa’s road map for building green skills.
Taking promising existing initiatives as the starting point, this session will define implementable actions to provide young people with the skills they need to work in the green economy, inclusive of the role of technology and the 4th Industrial Revolution.

Webinar 3

Thursday May 13th

14:00 – 16:00 SAST

Greening jobs in agriculture and tourism

Is the green transformation of the economy already taking place?
What is happening in different sectors?
Zoom in on green jobs opportunities in the agriculture and eco-tourism sectors.
Discuss what more needs to be done in these sectors to ensure a green and inclusive recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Webinar 4

Thursday May 27th

14:00 – 16:00 SAST

Challenges and solutions for green entrepreneurship

Discover the challenges and opportunities that young people experience in the green economy.
On the 26th of May, a selective group of young entrepreneurs and influencers will go through together solutions to overcome challenges that young people encounter in developing projects and enterprises in the green economy. Their proposals will be presented in the high-level political panel on Thursday, 10 June.

Webinar 5

Thursday June 10th

14:00 – 16:00 SAST

The future is green: Engaging with high-level decisionmakers.

The final webinar is an opportunity to listen to and engage with high-level policy makers and know their perspectives regarding job creation in the green economy.
It invites you to reflect on the changes that are coming and on possible next steps to take.