ILO partners with African Union to invest in Africa youth targeting ‘1 million by 2021’

ILO Regional Director for Africa, Ms. Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, during the 2nd Pan African Youth Forum: Africa unite for youth, highlighted ILO’s contribution in promoting youth employment through providing expertise in technical and policy guidance, conducting researches to identify bottlenecks that prevent the youth from engaging in the world of work, and engaging the platform of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth to partner with other players to reach ‘1 million by 2021’.

Statement | 25 April 2019

Remarks by

Cynthia Samuel - Olonjuwon

ILO Assistant Director General and Regional Director for Africa

2nd Pan African Youth Forum

Africa Unite for Youth: Bridging the Gap and Reaching out to African Youth

“1 Million by 2021”

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 24-27 April 2019

Co-Creation Session

Framing the discussions: Trends, bottlenecks, solution areas