News, articles and events on youth employment

December 2018

  1. New fruit and vegetable pack house set to arrest post-harvest losses

    02 December 2018

    The people of Mutoko District, north of Harare, well known for their expertise in horticulture production, have repeatedly suffered loss of both produce and related income due to long distances to lucrative markets and limited access to effective transport.

October 2018

  1. Colombia: Breaking down barriers to opportunity

    29 October 2018

    The ILO and Colombia's Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies are working together to strengthen the information technology (IT) skills of more than 8,000 Colombian students. One visually impaired young man explains how the initiative opened new opportunities for him.

  2. Luxembourg reaffirms support to the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

    23 October 2018

    Donor renews partnership with the ILO with a particular focus on the Sahel region

  3. To train and provide work to young people in Kaliningrad region

    23 October 2018

    On 23 October 2018, a first round table dedicated to the ILO project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the CIS”, within the public-private partnership between the ILO and LUKOIL company took place in Kaliningrad region.

  4. ILO Mission Visits Komi Republic to Discuss Partnerships for Youth Employment and Work Based Learning

    12 October 2018

    On 11-12 October 2018, the ILO mission made a first visit to Syktyvkar, Komi Republic, one of the new target regions within the ILO project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the CIS”, public-private partnership between ILO and Lukoil.

  5. Building a Skilled GirlForce for a more equal world

    11 October 2018

    On this year’s International Day of the Girl, on October 11, the global community should rethink how we prepare girls for a successful transition into the world of work. The world’s 600 million adolescent girls each have the potential, strength, creativity and energy to meet global industry demands.

  6. Speaking Health and Safety to Millennials

    03 October 2018

    A Philippine youth champion finds an innovative way to improve her fellow millennials’ knowledge about occupational safety and health.

September 2018

  1. Kazakhstan: Parliamentary Hearings on Labour Market and Youth Employment

    28 September 2018

    On 28 September the Kazakhstan’s Parliament held hearings, titled “Problems and prospects of development of the employment sphere,” on 28th September. The participants discussed the current state of the labour market, employment, and formalization of self-employed population in Kazakhstan as well as methods to further develop employment of the country in the current context.

  2. From young informal worker to qualified hotel employee

    19 September 2018

    ILO’s support for quality apprenticeships is making decent work a reality for young people in Tanzania. Now, as part of the search for more solutions to Africa’s youth employment challenge, the global initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth is calling for research ideas.

  3. Panel discussion on Jobs for Peace and Resilience