News, articles and events on youth employment

November 2020

  1. Building the engine of economic recovery

    27 November 2020

    International Labour Organization teams up with Indonesia’s Manado State Polytechnic to make future workforce of the tourism industry future-ready

  2. Paving their ways to online business: Story of two entrepreneurs with disabilities

    26 November 2020

    Two entrepreneurs with disabilities participated in ILO online shopping business administration and training became more confident in transitioning to online business. These are their stories.

  3. Building hopes and making dreams come true in the midst of pandemic

    19 November 2020

    As COVID-19 reshapes the world of work, ILO is helping vulnerable people in Indonesia to stay competitive and improve their livelihoods.

  4. Slow COVID-19 labour market recovery expected in Latin America and the Caribbean

    10 November 2020

    The pandemic has led to the biggest contraction in the region in the last 100 years, with 47 million jobs lost across the region in the second quarter of 2020.

  5. Youth at Heart Forum: Including youth rights & voices is central to building back better from COVID-19

    04 November 2020

October 2020

  1. From Crisis to Opportunity for Sustainable Peace: Addressing interactions between health, employment and peacebuilding challenges in times of COVID-19

    The virtual event is organized by the ILO in collaboration with WHO, PBSO and Interpeace in the context of the Geneva Peace Week 2020, which will take place from 2 to 6 November.

  2. From Crisis to Opportunity for Sustainable Peace: Addressing interactions between health, employment and peacebuilding challenges in times of COVID-19

    The virtual event is organized by the ILO in collaboration with WHO, PBSO and Interpeace in the context of the Geneva Peace Week 2020, which will take place from 2 to 6 November.

  3. Indonesia to tackle skills mismatch through sector skills bodies

    21 October 2020

    The ILO continue to support efforts taken by Indonesia to tackle skills mismatch and to promote greater involvement of industries in skills development. The pilot programmes will be targeted tourism and ICT sectors.

  4. From pandemic to business opportunity

    21 October 2020

    A young entrepreneur from Jakarta has overcome the challenges of COVID-19 to expand her culinary business. She shared her inspiring business journey with Indonesian youth during an event supported by the ILO recently.

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    Social dialogue crucial to tackling impact of COVID-19

    20 October 2020

    Agreements between governments, employers and workers help protect workers, businesses and economies during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report says.

  6. Building better gender data for the future

    20 October 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare not only inequalities in the world of work, including between women and men, but it has also further emphasised the gender data gaps that hamper our understanding of the depth, nature and evolution of those inequalities.