News, articles and events on youth employment

December 2019

  1. ILO holds Job Fair for persons with disabilities

    04 December 2019

    ILO/ LEED+ or the Local Empowerment through Economic Development and Reconciliation Project launched in September 2018 in Sri Lanka. Building on more than eight years of work by ILO and multiple stakeholders, the programme promotes resilient, inclusive and sustainable growth strategies for conflict-affected communities.

  2. ILO attended TICAD 7 and the Special Conference on Peace and Stability in the Sahel Region

    03 December 2019

    From 28 to 30 August, 2019, the ILO attended the Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD) 7 Plenary Meeting in Yokohama, Japan, an event organized by the Government of Japan, the United Nations, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the World Bank, and the African Union Commission (AUC).

November 2019

  1. Making Decent Work a Reality for Africa’s Youth

  2. ILO COOP sends a message of support for a Local Workshop of Young European Cooperators’ Network

    19 November 2019

October 2019

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    Indonesia’s tax deduction programme to attract more industries involved in apprenticeship

    29 October 2019

    Indonesia continues to promote greater involvement of industries in the apprenticeship programme to ensure improvements of its human resources. One of the means is through a tax incentives of 200 percent.

  2. The Humanitarian, Development, Peace Nexus: The socio-economic contribution to peace

    The event is organized in the context of the Geneva Peace Week 2019, which will take place from 4 to 8 November, in collaboration with FAO, UNICEF and Interpeace.

  3. A centenary celebration 100 metres below sea level

    22 October 2019

    Employment specialists from the International Labour Organization visit a mine in the Russian Federation to mark the Centenary of the organization and to promote decent work.

  4. Focus Group Discussion on Quality Apprenticeship Program with Sector Associations

    Based on the Presidential Instruction No. 9/2016 on the revitalization of vocational education to improve the competitiveness and quality of workforce, five ministers signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on 29 November 2016.

  5. TICAD 7 Side Event - ILO Future of Work High-Level Dialogue (Held on 29 Aug. 2019) Meeting Report

    21 October 2019

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    Young people are far more likely to be in working poverty

    16 October 2019

    While absolute poverty and working poverty rates have fallen, there are still major disparities across age groups, genders and countries.