News, articles and events on youth employment

June 2018

  1. Academy on Youth Employment

    The 2-week Youth Employment Academy, hosted by the ILO's Turin Centre, enhances the capacity of labour market practitioners to develop comprehensive strategies to tackle the multifaceted dimensions of the youth employment challenge.

May 2018

  1. Innovations for Decent Jobs for Youth

    The event provides a platform for governments, social partners, youth and civil society, private sector, foundations, UN entities and beyond to explore collaboration on innovations that work for decent jobs for youth under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

April 2018

  1. Safety and health at work: Why are youth at risk?

    27 April 2018

    Did you know that young workers suffer up to 40% more work-related injuries than older workers? Explore this InfoStory to learn more about occupational safety and health for young people.

  2. Indonesian youth champion safety and health at work

    27 April 2018

    The ILO’s work to promote youth engagement in occupational safety and health (OSH) in Indonesia has inspired young people to carry out their own initiatives and make a difference in their local communities.

  3. Invest in young workers’ safety and health

    27 April 2018

    In a statement to mark ‘World Day for Safety and Health at Work’, ILO Director General Guy Ryder calls for action to make workplaces safe for young workers.

  4. E-Discussion: Quality, Innovative Apprenticeships for the Future of Work

    Organized by the ILO with support from partner organizations such as the European Alliance for Apprenticeships, the European Commission, the OECD, UNESCO and the Global Apprenticeship Network (GAN). The online discussion to be hosted on the Global Skills for Employment Knowledge Sharing Platform from 14 to 25 May 2018.

  5. ILO and African Development Bank to work together on employment, effective labour migration and future of work challenges in Africa

    19 April 2018

    ILO and AFDB agreed to enhance cooperation on decent jobs for youth, labour migration and mobility and the future of work in Africa.

  6. What Works in Youth and Women’s Employment in MENA?

    On 7 & 8 May, the ILO will join partners to share the current status and progress on what works in youth and women’s employment in the MENA region while promoting multi-sectoral collaboration to define and address priorities for policy formulation. Key to this is the regional Community of Practice on Youth Employment, to facilitate knowledge sharing, partnership creation and up-scaling of successful youth employment interventions.

  7. Creating opportunities for young women through youth employment programmes

    03 April 2018

    A plethora of forces drive gender disparities in youth employment, yet innovative youth employment programs can respond to gender issues. ILO Taqeem presents impact evaluation results of a youth entrepreneurship TV programme in Egypt.

March 2018

  1. Improving job opportunities for rural women through better results measurement

    08 March 2018

    The ILO and IFAD supported Taqeem Initiative pilots innovative M&E strategies for women and youth in the MENA region.