In June 2012, the ILO adopted a Resolution calling for immediate, targeted and renewed action to tackle the youth employment crisis. The resolution provides a portfolio of tested measures in five areas: macro-economic policies, employability, labour market policies, youth entrepreneurship and rights.
Interactive on-line platform to engage young people and find solutions to the youth employment crisis.
International Youth Day 2014
12 August 2014
International Youth Day - 12 August
11 August 2014
Across the African continent, more than 15 million young people are unemployed. Most of those who are working earn less than two US dollars a day. The ILO’s Youth to Youth Fund (Y2Y Fund) is a competitive grant scheme, which enables youth-led non-profit organizations to pilot and replicate innovative projects that create employment for young people by helping them set up micro-enterprises in niche markets. (Closed Captions available)
28 July 2014
Guy Ryder says 4 million jobs could be generated in advanced economies and EU alone with more public cash injections.
1 - 4 September 2014, Apia, Samoa
The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) will be held from 1 to 4 September 2014 in Apia, Samoa, under the theme Sustainable Development through Genuine and Durable Partnerships.