News, articles and events on youth employment

February 2017

  1. ILO’s Decent Work Programne makes progress in Uzbekistan

    01 February 2017

    Amid encouraging labour rights trends in Uzbekistan, the ILO has broadened its commitment to improve decent work and social justice in the country.

January 2017

  1. 10th ILO Meeting of Caribbean Ministers of Labour: Realizing Decent Work under the 2030 Agenda

    This year the Meeting will present an opportunity to have an exchange on the continuing challenge to promote a more inclusive and sustainable growth process with more and better jobs, as well as allow the Ministers to articulate and share their perspectives around the Future of Work, drawing from the national level dialogues that have occurred in the past year.

November 2016

  1. ILO highlights measures to reduce job discrimination and poverty among Roma youth

    21 November 2016

    Only 15 per cent of Roma youth in Europe have completed upper-secondary education and almost 60 per cent aged between 16 and 24 are not in employment, education or training.

  2. Cooperatives advancing youth employment for sustainable development

    18 November 2016

  3. ILO COOP NewsUpdate, Issue No. 5

    17 November 2016

  4. © Jim 2017

    The future of work for youth in Latin America

    15 November 2016

    ILO News talked to José Manuel Salazar, ILO Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, about opportunities and challenges waiting for young people in the world of work in the region.

  5. ILO supporting Algerian youth social and solidarity economy initiatives

    11 November 2016

October 2016

  1. Employment: What stands between youth and decent jobs?

    30 October 2016

    More youth seem to prefer staying in school to getting a job early in life. That’s good news. Yet more than 200 million young people are either unemployed or have a job but live in poverty. Explore this InfoStory to learn more about global employment trends for young people and what stands between them and a decent job.

  2. Students of Gubkin State University Visit ILO Moscow Office

    13 October 2016

    On October 13, 2016 the ILO Office in Moscow held a meeting with participants of the Executive MBA Programme of the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (National Research University).

  3. IFC, ILO join forces to support entrepreneurship, boost youth employment in MENA

    10 October 2016

    Partnership aims to develop policies that support entrepreneurship, ensure youth have skills that are required by the market, and encourage more young people to become entrepreneurs.