21 January 2014
Working poverty dropped drastically over a decade, but progress stalled in 2013. Achieving further improvements requires moving workers out of informal, vulnerable work and ensuring they enjoy decent working conditions, according to the ILO’s Global Employment Trends 2014.
03 December 2013
Informality and vulnerable employment remain the reality for the vast majority of young workers in the region, says a new ILO report prepared for the Work4Youth Regional Conference that is taking place this week in Addis Ababa.
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!
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
Ahead of the European Council meeting, European Council President, Herman Van Rompuy, addresses the International Labour Conference and says that the ILO has a key role to play in helping to address the challenges that Europe faces.
08 May 2013
School-to-work transition surveys of developing countries show that youth are far more likely to land low quality jobs in the informal economy than jobs paying decent wages and offering benefits. Access to education and training remains a major stumbling block.
08 May 2013
A new ILO report says the long-term impact of the youth employment crisis could be felt for decades, creating a generation at risk of suffering decent work deficits throughout their lives.
08 April 2013
Austerity measures have not addressed the root causes of the crisis nor have they brought down unemployment, according to a snapshot of EU countries based on an upcoming ILO report on the state of global labour markets.
04 April 2013
The ILO will cooperate with the European Commission in tackling the employment crisis facing young people, including through youth guarantee schemes.