Resources on youth employment

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

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

    19 January 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 162

  6. 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

  7. 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.

  8. Is education the solution to decent work for youth in developing economies?

    12 December 2014

    Identifying qualifications mismatch from 28 school-to-work transition surveys.

  9. Labour market transitions of young women and men in Uganda

    08 December 2014

    This report presents the highlights of the 2013 School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) run together with the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) within the framework of the ILO Work4Youth Project.

  10. Promoting youth employment through activation strategies

    24 November 2014

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 163