Resources on youth employment

  1. At work but earning less: Trends in decent pay and minimum wages for young people

    19 January 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 162

  2. Promoting youth employment through activation strategies

    24 November 2014

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 163

  3. Fostering Future Entrepreneurs

    03 November 2014

    The ILO approach to entrepreneurship education - Sustainable Enterprises

  4. Unless you have people earning money, you don't have demand, says ILO Head

    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.

  5. Ban Ki-moon: Decent work for youth backbone of development

    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.

  6. Outcome 1 and 2 ILO-SIDA Partnership evaluation - National Employment Policies (NEP) and Youth Employment (Evaluation Summary)

    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

  7. Global employment trends: Facts and figures

    27 May 2014

  8. The ILO announces winners of “Fund for Evaluation in Employment 2013”

    28 April 2014

  9. Youth Guarantee: Making it happen

    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

  10. Youth guarantee: A response to the youth employment crisis?

    21 March 2014