Resources on youth employment

  1. World Report on Child Labour: Transition to favourable youth employment outcomes

    12 June 2015

    This second volume of the ILO World Report on Child Labour series highlights the close linkages between child labour and the youth decent work deficit, and the consequent need for common policy approaches to addressing these challenges in countries where both prevail.

  2. Good practices on the elimination of child labour in Central Asia

    16 April 2015

    Good practices are a core element of a “learning by doing” approach, and contribute to the sharing of effective and innovative measures to tackle child labour. 15 good practices from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are presented here, along with highlights on advocacy and awareness raising in the three countries, with a view to their wider dissemination to enable policy makers and practitioners in Central Asia and beyond.

  3. Youth and rural development: Evidence from 25 school-to-work transition surveys

    14 April 2015

  4. The ILO Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

    27 March 2015

    The strategy is development-focused in its support to the host communities and the refugees, and has the key aim of preserving social and economic stability.

  5. Labour market transitions of young women and men in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

    26 March 2015

    This report presents the results of the School-to-work transition surveys (SWTS) implemented in six countries in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region – Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Republic of Moldova, Russian Federation, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Ukraine – in 2012 or 2013. The indicators resulting from the surveys and analysed in this report provide a much more detailed picture of the youth in the labour market in a part of the world where unemployment rates are among the highest in the world.

  6. Labour market transitions of young women and men in Viet Nam

    27 February 2015

    This report presents the highlights of the 2013 School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) and the Labour Demand Enterprise Survey (LDES) run together with the General Statistics Office of Viet Nam within the framework of the ILO Work4Youth Project.

  7. What does NEETs mean and why is the concept so easily misinterpreted?

    06 February 2015

    This technical brief, based on an analysis of the recent School-to-work transition surveys (SWTS) from 28 low- and middle-income countries, hopes to contribute to a better understanding of the NEETS indicator.

  8. At work but earning less: Trends in decent pay and minimum wages for young people

    19 January 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 162

  9. Labour demand and social dialogue: Two binding constraints for decent work for youth in the Arab Region

    18 December 2014

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 164

  10. Labour market transitions of young women and men in the United Republic of Tanzania

    18 December 2014

    This report presents the highlights of the 2013 School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) and the Labour Demand Enterprise Survey (LDES) run together with the Department of Statistics of the University of Dar es Salaam within the framework of the ILO Work4Youth Project.