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
This tool has been developed on the basis of the experience gained by the ILO through the implementation of several technical assistance programmes on youth employment in countries of Central and Eastern Europe, North and West Africa, and Asia. Many of these programmes included job-skills training activities as part of comprehensive youth employment programmes.
Guide in Spanish now available.
The new study examines the continuing job crisis affecting young people in many parts of the world. It provides updated statistics on global and regional youth unemployment rates and presents ILO policy recommendations to curb the current trends.
ILO review shows that youth guarantees can play a significant role in reducing the scars of long-term unemployment
Highlights of the 2012 ILC report.
Report submitted to the delegates of the 101st ILC for general discussion.
Migration trends and issues concerning young people in Asia