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Resources on youth employment

  1. Ryder: Youth Guarantees, a good example for urgently needed, targeted and immediate action

    08 April 2014

    At the high-level conference “The Youth Guarantee: Making it Happen,” hosted by the European Commission, the Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Guy Ryder praised the European Youth Guarantee as a concrete action to connect young people with labour markets and society.

  2. Francis Atwoli: “We need to create more sustainable jobs for youth in Africa”

    02 April 2014

    Africa needs more sustainable jobs for youth who represent the majority of African population, says Francis Atwoli, the newly elected president of African Trade Unions Unity (OATUU) and vice president of the global International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC). In this interview, Atwoli gives his views about the role of unions in helping young workers in Africa. As Secretary General of the Central Organisation of Trade Unions (COTU-Kenya), Atwoli also discusses workers’ complaints in his country.

  3. Dutch youth initiative “2GetThere” wins ILO youth contest

    01 April 2014

    The Dutch youth employment project “2GetThere” won the first prize in a good practice contest organized by the ILO, and will be featured on MTV.

  4. And the winners are… Youth employment good practices

    21 March 2014

    The ILO and MTV spotlight good practices on youth employment, showcasing initiatives in the Netherlands, Bangladesh and Paraguay.

  5. © Arnaud Mugisha 2014
    Does investing in education pay off for African youth?

    12 March 2014

    In sub-Saharan Africa, a stable, well-paid job is often an impossible dream, even for educated young people, according to an ILO report.

  6. © Roberto Schmidt / AFP 2014
    Working poverty reduction stalled

    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.

  7. © Issouf Sanogo / AFP 2014
    Decent jobs for youth should be at the top of African Development agenda, says ILO

    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.

  8. Work4Youth (W4Y)

    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!

  9. UN Secretary-General talks about green entrepreneurship opportunities for young people around the world

    27 June 2013

    "Entrepreneurship is about innovating, breaking down barriers, taking risks and showing that new business models can tackle longstanding problems."

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