News, articles and events on youth employment

September 2020

  1. © G20 2020

    ILO welcomes G20 commitment to inclusive, employment-focused recovery from COVID-19 crisis

    10 September 2020

    G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting Declaration puts the focus on decent work, women and youth.

  2. Targeted responses needed to combat youth employment crisis - ADB & ILO report

    10 September 2020

    The joint Tackling the COVID-19 Youth Employment Crisis in Asia and the Pacific report says COVID-19 has triggered a massive disruption of labour markets which has had a disproportionate impact on youth unemployment.

  3. ILO Director-General’s remarks at G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting (LEMM): Update on Global Labour Markets

    10 September 2020

  4. Indonesia moves towards online training deliveries in Indonesia

    07 September 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown measures have led to the worldwide closure of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions, including in Indonesia, threatening the continuity of skills development.

  5. How employment and decent work can contribute to peace and social cohesion in the time of the COVID-19 crisis

    The virtual event will discuss the key contribution of employment and decent work to peacebuilding, social cohesion and social justice, in particular in the time of the COVID-19 crisis.

August 2020

  1. Instructors of Indonesian TVETs to shift from offline to online courses

    26 August 2020

    The digital transformation of technical and vocational education training (TVET) centres in Indonesia is unavoidable. The ILO and the Ministry of Manpower team up to build the digital skills of the TVETs’ instructors on the creation and delivery of online trainings.

  2. Getting ready for online businesses in the new normal

    21 August 2020

    Responding to the growing need for ICT skills caused by COVID-19 pandemic, more than 600 participants undertook the online training programmes, supported by the ILO and the Indonesian Retail Association (APRINDO), to maintain their competitiveness with improved digital skills.

  3. Investing in youth employment: how the PROSPECTS Partnership aims to boost the labour market outcomes for refugees and their communities in Kenya

    12 August 2020

  4. © GARAGE ISLAND CREW/CULTURA AFP 2020

    COVID-19 disrupts education of more than 70 per cent of youth

    11 August 2020

    The disproportionate effect of the pandemic on young people has exacerbated inequalities and risks reducing the productive potential of an entire generation, according to the International Labour Organization.

  5. New ILO report to be released on COVID-19 impact on youth education

    10 August 2020