24 September 2014
ILO Director-General Guy Ryder called on governments to work together "to start putting people back to work". Speaking on a panel at the Ford Foundation-ILO High level event, "Employment and Decent Work for Inclusive and Sustainable Development", Ryder also noted since young people are more likely to be unemployed than adults that apprenticeships were important to reduce the mismatch between what companies need and what education provides. The event included panels moderated by CNN's Richard Quest that included four Heads of State, the CEO of Coca Cola and the General Secretary of the ITUC.
18 June 2014
During his second visit to the ILO, UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, defined youth unemployment as an "epidemic" which represents a great test of our time. Mr Ban also stressed how the global youth unemployment situation is intolerable, and called for an increasing collaboration and cooperation on employment and entrepreneurship for youth.
16 June 2014
Projects: GLO/11/53/SID (global product); INT/12/51/SID (Outcome 1; ELS/12/50/SID, INS/12/51/SID, JOR/12/51/SID, ZAM/12/52/SID; and GLO/11/60/SID - Evaluation Consultant: José Francisco Pacheco Jiménez
27 May 2014
08 April 2014
Guy Ryder's address at the session on Europe's Youth Guarantee in a global context - G20 work on youth employment. Check against delivery
06 March 2014
The ILO is holding a symposium from March 6-8 in Doha to discuss best practices and ideas to boost youth employment and productivity in the Middle East and North Africa.
06 March 2014
The symposium brings together policy makers and practitioners with academics and researchers to present and discuss the evidence base for “what works” in increasing the employment and productivity of youth in the Middle East and North Africa regions.
01 February 2014
What lies ahead for Europe's recovery, post Davos? CNN's Richard Quest wants to know if there was more than just talk at Davos that will lead Europe to a more growth with jobs in 2014. ILO Director General Guy Ryder joins Urs Rohner of Credit Suisse, Jennifer Blanke of the World Economic Forum and Joseph Jimenez of Novartis in a lively debate about Europe's challenges.