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Resources on youth employment

  1. ILO signs agreement with g7+ group of fragile States

    21 March 2014

    On 20 March 2014, during a High-Level Meeting on Decent Work in Fragile States, the ILO and the g7+ group signed a Memorandum of Understanding on a partnership for cooperation in job creation, skills development, social protection, SSTC, migration, and labour market monitoring.

  2. Symposium looks at “what works” to improve youth employment outcomes

    06 March 2014

    The ILO is holding a symposium from March 6-8 in Doha to discuss best practices and ideas to boost youth employment and productivity in the Middle East and North Africa.

  3. ILO promotes South-South cooperation on youth employment in the Arab region

    14 February 2014

    The first ever-regional South-South Development Expo for the Arab States in Doha, Qatar (18-20 February) provides a platform to exchange successful experiences in the fight against youth unemployment in the Global South.

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    Weak economic recovery does not extend to jobs

    21 January 2014

    Global labour markets still stalled despite slow economic recovery, according to the ILO’s Global Employment Trends 2014 report, which calls for an urgent switch to more employment-friendly policies.

  5. ILO sharing knowledge and boosting green jobs

    28 October 2013

    Sharing best practices for the promotion of green jobs can have a positive impact on sustainable development around the globe. A number of countries are meeting this week in Nairobi with that purpose in mind.

  6. Sweden joins ILO initiative in Zambia for rural youth

    03 September 2013

    The ILO-led UN Joint Programme with FAO on decent work and food security will create job opportunities for young entrepreneurs along agricultural value chains and will boost food security for rural populations in Zambia.

  7. Caribbean Labour Ministers commit to closer collaboration

    04 July 2013

    The 8th International Labour Organization (ILO) Meeting of Caribbean Labour Ministers concluded on July 3, 2013 with a commitment to deepen regional national, regional and international collaboration.

  8. ILO Director-General calls for urgent action on youth unemployment

    03 July 2013

    Guy Ryder tells Caribbean Labour ministers that it is time to act to save a “lost generation” of young people.

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    A forum for the voice of youth

    24 May 2013

    A new interactive on-line platform aims to engage young people and find solutions to the youth employment crisis.

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