News, articles and events on youth employment

July 2017

  1. ILO Executive Evaluation Course, Amman 2017

    The five-day course covers cutting edge techniques for evaluation and results based management for active labour market programmes. It is highly experiential with participants receiving private consultation from renowned experts on evaluation design and implementation.

May 2017

  1. Youth Rights at Work: Towards Safe and Inclusive Work Environment

    25 youth will participate in the Training of Trainers (TOT) organised by the ILO’s Bureau for Workers ‘Activities (ACTRAV) in cooperation with WHO, UNICEF, UNAIDS and UNFPA. This training will focus on the different pillars of decent work including gender, inclusiveness, occupational health and safety as well as the principles of adult education. The aim of the training is to train and provide the trainees with the designed training package for pilot implementation within their communities and networks.

  2. © Inga Kjer/photothek.net 2017

    G20 conference highlights importance of decent jobs for youth in the rural economy

    03 May 2017

    Participants of the G20 conference “ONE WORLD - No Hunger. Future of the Rural World” call for action on youth employment in rural areas and discuss synergies with the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth.

April 2017

  1. © ILO/Maxime Fossat 2017

    Flash mob, toolbox talks rally workplace safety in the Philippines

    27 April 2017

    Youth rise up against workplace accidents and illnesses through flash mob and toolbox talks to mark the 2017 World Day for Safety and Health at Work in the Philippines.

  2. Young entrepreneurs in Tanzania: Where are they now?

    12 April 2017

    The ILO Kazi Nje Nje BDS apprenticeship programme for young people created 51,489 new businesses and 28,834 jobs in sectors including retail, services, manufacturing and agriculture.

March 2017

  1. Promoting decent work for youth through knowledge and action: Work4Youth project results 2011-2016

    The event will mark the end of the five-year “Work4Youth” partnership and provides an opportunity to showcase the numerous outputs of the project.

  2. Survey on youth aspirations in the context of the Future of Work

    23 March 2017

  3. Be inspired! Navigating new trends in youth entrepreneurship: A global knowledge sharing event

    How can the creativity and entrepreneurial spirit of young people be harnessed to create jobs and generate income? This event will give participants the opportunity to engage in a creative knowledge exchange and to generate fresh ideas on youth entrepreneurship.

  4. Be inspired! Navigating new trends in youth entrepreneurship: A global knowledge sharing event

    How can the creativity and entrepreneurial spirit of young people be harnessed to create jobs and generate income? This event will give participants the opportunity to engage in a creative knowledge exchange and to generate fresh ideas on youth entrepreneurship.

  5. Round Table on Encouraging Young People's Interest in Working in the Far North

    13 March 2017

    The round table was held in Murmansk, Russia, on 13 March as part of the Third Arctic Trade Union School for young trade unionists organised with support from the ILO's "Partnerships for Youth Employment in the CIS" project implemented in cooperation with the Russian oil company LUKOIL.