Media advisory

ILO to issue report on Global Employment Trends for Youth

Media advisory | 15 November 2017
GENEVA (ILO News) – The International Labour Organization (ILO) is to issue its Global Employment Trends report for Youth 2017 (GET Youth).

The new report offers the latest global and regional information and projections on several indicators of the labour market for young people, including employment, unemployment and vulnerable employment.

It also presents a number of policy considerations in light of the persistent challenges facing policy makers and discusses partnerships to scale up youth employment action around the globe.

Global Employment Trends for Youth 2017, along with other public information material, will be under embargo until Monday 20 November 2017 at 21:00 GMT (22:00 CET). An advance electronic copy of the report and some associated media material will be available upon request by contacting the ILO Department of Communication at

Note to correspondents

For Geneva correspondents, a press briefing, under embargo, will be held by Azita Berar-Awad, Director, Employment Policy Department in press Room I, Palais des Nations on 20 November at 10:00 am.

Interviews with the authors of the report can be scheduled via the ILO Department of Communication at

Video coverage of the press conference will be available for broadcasters. Please contact the Department of Communication/Multimedia Unit on +4122/799-7935 or by emailing Broadcasters who wish to do live or recorded interviews from the ILO TV or radio studio should send a request to