Resources on youth employment

  1. © AFP 2016

    ILO Fights Global Youth Unemployment Crisis

    02 February 2016

    At the launch of the UN's Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder says that the world is facing a "global employment crisis," which is disproportionately affecting young men and women.

  2. New youth jobs initiative to make difference "on the ground"

    01 February 2016

    Agencies from across the United Nations system have joined together through the 'Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth' to address the nearly 74 million unemployed youth around the world. UN Radio spoke to ILO Director-General Guy Ryder and asked him how the plan differs from previous initiatives.

  3. © Fethi Belaid / Getty Images 2016

    3 Ways We Can Tackle Youth Employment

    19 January 2016

  4. ILO and J-PAL Executive Education Course Description

    27 August 2015

    Hosted by Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab and International Labour Organization

  5. Interventions to Improve Labour Market Outcomes of Youth: A Systematic Review

    12 December 2014

  6. Decent Work for Youth Platform

    24 May 2013

    Participate in online debates moderated by young people working on youth employment, share experiences and ideas of good employment practice,learn more about Decent Work by asking questions directly to ILO experts.

  7. The journey of a young entrepreneur in Zambia

    20 May 2013

    After receiving entrepreneurship training as part of ILO’s Youth Employment Project in Zambia, Mutoba Ngoma went from being unemployed to starting his own successful bio-fuel company.

  8. 'Helping Youth Get Jobs, A Sound Investment' by Guy Ryder

    01 October 2012

  9. SWTS data and questionnaire: Azerbaijan

    07 July 2011

  10. Youth Employment portal

    27 March 2006