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. Workshop

    What works on employment services for youth and why?
    25-26 September 2014

    Area of critical importance Jobs and Skills for youth knowledge-sharing workshop

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