16 June 2014
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon took part in an interactive dialogue on youth employment during his visit to ILO headquarters in Geneva. The session focused on the importance of investing in quality jobs for youth, particularly those living in developing countries.
20 March 2014
"If you want peace, cultivate social justice." This was the topic of discussion at a high-level panel event held at ILO headquarters following a discussion by the ILO Governing Body on its technical cooperation programme in fragile States.
12 March 2014
The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) will be held from 1 to 4 September 2014 in Apia, Samoa, under the theme Sustainable Development through Genuine and Durable Partnerships.
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.
13 February 2014
Inspired by the success of recent global South-South Development Expos, and regional knowledge sharing events, the UNDP Regional Bureau for Arab States, through its Regional Centre in Cairo and in close cooperation with the UN Office for South-South Cooperation, is holding the first Arab States Regional South-South Development Expo. The ILO is contributing with a Solution Exchange Forum on Youth Employment.
03 December 2013
Constituents from eight Sub-Saharan countries are to share and discuss the findings of school-to-work transition surveys (SWTS) conducted in their countries within the Work4Youth (W4Y) project.
30 July 2013
For this year’s International Youth Day 2013, the United Nations Secretariat (DESA) and the International Labour Office (ILO), with the support of the Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund Secretariat (MDG-F), are co-organizing an event to celebrate the Day. The event will bring together young people, civil society organizations and UN and other experts to discuss issues relating to youth migration.
04 July 2013
On the occasion of the 2013 Substantive Session of the UN Economic and Social Council, a side event has been organized to discuss the role of partnerships in the implementation of the Call for Action on youth employment crisis, present recently established partnerships targeting youth employment at national and regional level.
05 June 2013
Recently, an ILO mission comprising various stakeholders went to witness the launch and the handover of equipment and toolkits for youth skills and employment creation projects in Mutare by the Skills for Youth Employment and Rural Development programme.