Youth Employment Programme
ILO is a specialized agency of the United Nations

Youth are part of the solution

Most young workers in developing countries are in the informal economy

40% of the world's unemployed are young people

Youth Employment Programme

The ILO Youth Employment Programme (YEP) operates through a global network of specialists working in the technical departments across the ILO at its head-quarters in Geneva and in more than 60 offices around the world. It provides assistance to countries in developing coherent and coordinated interventions on youth employment.


  1. Press release

    A youth employment project in Bangladesh wins ILO good practice contest

    A Bangladeshi youth employment project “From Margin to Mainstream” won one of the first prizes in a good practice contest organized by the ILO and featured on MTV.

  2. Course

    Enfrentar los problemas de empleo juvenil
    1 July - 31 October 2014

  3. International Youth Day 2013

    Event on youth migration and development

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