Resources on youth employment

  1. National Center of the Public Employment Services opened

    15 December 2015

    The National Center of the Public Employment Services (NPES) was ceremonially declared open by the Honorable Minister of Labour and Trade Union Relations, W.D.J Seneviratne, and the State Minister of Labour and Trade Unions Relations Mr. Ravindra Samaraweera

  2. Addressing the youth employment crisis needs urgent global action

    13 October 2015

    In the coming decades, global growth will depend on today’s young people. Combatting the persistent youth employment crisis requires a global effort and proactive action.

  3. ILO to publish Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015

    02 October 2015

  4. Pharrell Williams calls for action on climate change and green, decent jobs

    11 June 2015

    International music sensation Pharrell Williams calls on the world of work to tackle climate change to ensure young people and the planet have a sustainable future.

  5. Launch of pioneering new report "Migration and youth: Challenges and opportunities"

    16 December 2014

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    ILO to promote decent work in Small Island Developing States at SIDS Conference in Samoa

    25 August 2014

  7. ILO Director-General calls for more public funding to create jobs in the global economy

    28 July 2014

    Guy Ryder says 4 million jobs could be generated in advanced economies and EU alone with more public cash injections.

  8. Visit by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to the ILO

    16 June 2014

  9. Sweden announces new partnership programme with the ILO

    14 May 2014

    Agreement will provide SEK 100 million (US$ 15.4 million) for the period 2014-15 for initiatives promoting skills and jobs for youth and workers’ rights.

  10. Germany signs Declaration of Intent with ILO

    13 May 2014

    Agreement targets work on improving labour standards in global supply chains, creating jobs for young people, eliminating the worst forms of child labour, and protecting the rights of indigenous peoples.