Resources on youth employment

  1. Fund for Evaluation in Employment 2015

    01 July 2015

    The ILO invites researchers and M&E Officers to submit applications to receive technical assistance and financial support of up to US$650,000 for evaluation of youth employment programmes in the Middle East and North Africa.

  2. © Scott Wallace / World Bank 2015

    Youth in Eastern Europe and Central Asia face multiple barriers in finding decent jobs

    28 April 2015

    A new ILO report on the transition of young people from school to work in Eastern Europe and Central Asia shows a missed opportunity in absorbing a well-educated youth workforce.

  3. Philippine Employment Trends 2015: Decent jobs crucial for inclusive growth

    22 April 2015

    A new report published by the ILO shows that the Philippine economy experienced robust rates of growth and made important gains in the labour market in recent years, however, more focus on decent and productive jobs is necessary to foster inclusive growth.

  4. 27 million Latin American and Caribbean youth in the informal economy

    22 April 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) calls for urgent action to help youth in the region move from the informal to the formal economy.

  5. © Bundesregierung/Bergmann 2015

    Ryder welcomes call for renewed efforts to spur global growth and employment

    11 March 2015

    ILO Director-General underlines jobs for youth as a priority for international community, during a meeting with German Chancellor and the heads of other international organizations.

  6. © Jamie Martin / World Bank 2015

    Lack of higher education leaves millions of young people out of decent work in developing countries

    15 December 2014

    ILO study shows that the lack of post-secondary education in lower and middle-income economies leaves the majority of young men and women stuck in vulnerable and informal employment.

  7. © Robin Lloyd / ECHO 2015

    ILO to engage in Gaza reconstruction efforts through expansion of its Palestinian Decent Work Programme

    29 October 2014

    Regional Director’s visit to the occupied Palestinian territory lays the groundwork for expanding the ILO’s work in Gaza, and consolidating national decent work initiatives.

  8. Quality apprenticeships “gold standard” to get youth into decent jobs

    16 September 2014

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder highlights role of efficient apprenticeship systems in overcoming high youth unemployment.

  9. © ILO - Jashim Salam 2015

    Young workers in Asia face instability and vulnerability

    27 August 2014

    A new International Labour Organization (ILO) report on the transitions of young people from education to the employment market in Asia and the Pacific, finds majority of youth in the region are either in low quality jobs or unemployed.

  10. Ban Ki-moon: Decent jobs for youth are essential to the future we want

    18 June 2014

    UN Secretary-General calls on governments to invest more in youth employment initiatives.