The ILO Office for the European Union and the Benelux countries

  • What stands between youth and decent jobs?

    In developed economies, higher numbers of young people are taking jobs for which they are overeducated. Globally, most youth make the transition to the labour market and find a stable or satisfactory job after 19 months on average. Explore these and other employment trends for young people in in a new InfoStory, and in our Flagship reports “Trends for Youth”

  • A future we want through decent work for all

    In a major push to achieve inclusive growth, decent work and social protection for all, the Government of Belgium is scaling up its collaboration with and support for the International Labour Organization.

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    Global youth unemployment is on the rise again

    A new ILO report shows that after a number of years of improvement, youth unemployment is set to rise in 2016. Young people in the EU are disproportionately affected by working poverty, involuntary part-time and temporary employment.

  • Juncker: Social dialogue should return to centre of economic development

    Addressing the 105th International Labour Conference the President of the European Commission has called on the ILO to partner with the EU to support economic integration and social progress around the globe.