21 November 2013
Read the second edition of the W4Y Newsletter for updates on the Project. Get the latest on the School-to-Work Transition survey now implemented in our 28 target countries around the world, and find out what's next for the project!
08 November 2013
With a loss of one in seven jobs in Portugal since the crisis began, the ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, told Portuguese broadcaster RTP it was time to take a longer-term perspective on fiscal deficit reduction, invest in areas to maintain and create jobs, get credit lines to small and medium-sized enterprises and make youth guarantee schemes available. One of Portugal's greatest assets, Guy Ryder said, is its tradition of strong social dialogue. Bringing together government, workers and employers to find solutions needs to be taken advantage of, he said, to help bring about a change in the country's direction.
09 August 2013
To mark the UN International Youth Day (August 12th), the International Labour Organization (ILO) is focussing on the 27 million international young migrants worldwide, aged 15–24. The ILO answers some key questions on youth migration.
18 July 2013
The International Labour Organization and MTV have launched a campaign to promote good practices that support young people in accessing decent work. The campaign invites organizations implementing programmes on youth employment to submit their practices for a chance to promote them on MTV Agents of Change. Please note that the deadline to submit proposals has been extended until 15 October 2013! To learn more about the prizes and how to participate, visit: http://www.youthpractices.org
04 July 2013
The 8th International Labour Organization (ILO) Meeting of Caribbean Labour Ministers concluded on July 3, 2013 with a commitment to deepen regional national, regional and international collaboration.
03 July 2013
Guy Ryder tells Caribbean Labour ministers that it is time to act to save a “lost generation” of young people.
27 June 2013
"Entrepreneurship is about innovating, breaking down barriers, taking risks and showing that new business models can tackle longstanding problems."
14 June 2013
President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy highlighted the need to urgently tackle the youth unemployment crisis in his address to the ILO's 102nd International Labour Conference. He said the European Council has redirected considerable amounts of EU funds, which have directly benefited 800,000 young people in the eight most affected countries.
14 June 2013
The President of the European Council highlights the need to urgently tackle the youth unemployment crisis.