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.
The ILO study on the continuing job crisis affecting young people in many parts of the world. It provides updated statistics on global and regional youth unemployment rates and presents ILO policy recommendations to curb the current trends.
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.
24 May 2013
A new interactive on-line platform aims to engage young people and find solutions to the youth employment crisis.
21 May 2013
A baseline study of entrepreneurial intentions and activity amongst young men and women
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.
Asia-Pacific YouthNet Talk show
15 May 2013
Listen to Steve Marshal, the ILO liaison officer in Yangon, and Sandar Soe, from the FTUB trade union federation, talk about the challenges and opportunities young workers are facing as the country undergoes a period of gradual reforms.