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2014

  1. UN System-wide Action Plan on Youth Report 2014

    23 October 2014

    United Nations Youth-SWAP

  2. Can Better Working Conditions Improve the Performance of SMEs? An international literature review

    16 January 2014

    This research has been commissioned by the International Labour Office (ILO) as a contribution to the Global Product 154 and the Area of Critical Importance, Productivity and working conditions in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).

  3. Guide on employment policy and international labour standards

    10 January 2014

    The aim of the present Guide is to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of placing the promotion of full, productive and freely chosen employment at the heart of socio-economic and development policies through a rights-based approach and a broad basis of agreement achieved through social dialogue, in line with the Employment Policy Convention, 1964 (No. 122).

2013

  1. Youth Employment and Migration in Peru

    20 November 2013

    With more than 8 million young people between 15-29 years of age, Peru has a large and heterogeneous young generation which represents 27.5 per cent of the total population.

  2. Youth Employment and Migration in Ecuador

    20 November 2013

    Ecuador’s population is young and rapidly growing. It has almost doubled since 1980, reaching almost 15 million in 2010. An approximate 60 per cent of Ecuadorians are under 29 years old and almost one out of three is between the ages of 15 and 29. More than half of the young people aged 15-29 are poor: around 30 per cent live in conditions of poverty and another 24 per cent in extreme poverty.

  3. Youth Employment and Migration in Turkey

    20 November 2013

    Turkey is undergoing a demographic transition. Its population comprises 74 million people and is expected to keep growing until 2050 and begin ageing in 2025. The share of children and youth under 25 years old reaches 45 per cent, and the 15-29 age group represents around 25 per cent of the total population – about 18 million people.

  4. Youth Employment and Migration in China

    20 November 2013

    With 1.35 billion people, China has the largest population in the world and a total working age population of 937 million. For historical and political reasons, full employment has been consistently high on the Government agenda.

  5. Youth Employment and Migration in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    20 November 2013

    Young people in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) aged 15 to 24 represent 16 per cent of the 3.8 million population of the country. In Bosnia and Herzegovina the overall unemployment rate in 2012 reached 28 per cent, while the youth unemployment rate (15-24 years of age) more than double the overall unemployment, at 63.1 per cent.

  6. Employment policy implementation mechanisms in South Africa

    18 November 2013

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 159

  7. Employment policy implementation mechanisms in the Republic of Korea

    18 November 2013

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 158

  8. Employment policy implementation mechanisms in China

    18 November 2013

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 157

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