News, articles and events on youth employment

January 2020

  1. Transition from school to work remains a difficult process for youth

    16 January 2020

    The ease or difficulty with which young people are able to transition from school to work has a lasting impact on their lives and labour market prospects.

December 2019

  1. Closing the gap in skills development through the acceleration of digital and e-learning programmes

    18 December 2019

    The advancement of digitalization and technology has eliminated time and space boundaries, providing an opportunity for people living in rural areas to have a greater access to good quality training at an affordable cost through distance and e-learning.

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    What happened when I left university with the wrong skills

    11 December 2019

    A social science graduates discovers why studying STEM subjects is important for young people, business and the economy.

  3. The Decent Jobs for Youth Knowledge Facility: Learning, sharing, and engaging

    11 December 2019

    Partners of the UN Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth launch knowledge facility, including the ILO toolbox and data finder on youth employment.

  4. ILO holds Job Fair for persons with disabilities

    04 December 2019

    ILO/ LEED+ or the Local Empowerment through Economic Development and Reconciliation Project launched in September 2018 in Sri Lanka. Building on more than eight years of work by ILO and multiple stakeholders, the programme promotes resilient, inclusive and sustainable growth strategies for conflict-affected communities.

  5. ILO attended TICAD 7 and the Special Conference on Peace and Stability in the Sahel Region

    03 December 2019

    Summary of ILO's participation in the Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD) 7 Plenary Meeting in Yokohama, Japan.

November 2019

  1. Making Decent Work a Reality for Africa’s Youth

  2. ILO COOP sends a message of support for a Local Workshop of Young European Cooperators’ Network

    19 November 2019

October 2019

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    Indonesia’s tax deduction programme to attract more industries involved in apprenticeship

    29 October 2019

    Indonesia continues to promote greater involvement of industries in the apprenticeship programme to ensure improvements of its human resources. One of the means is through a tax incentives of 200 percent.

  2. The Humanitarian, Development, Peace Nexus: The socio-economic contribution to peace

    The event is organized in the context of the Geneva Peace Week 2019, which will take place from 4 to 8 November, in collaboration with FAO, UNICEF and Interpeace.