News, articles and events on youth employment

October 2019

  1. A centenary celebration 100 metres below sea level

    22 October 2019

    Employment specialists from the International Labour Organization visit a mine in the Russian Federation to mark the Centenary of the organization and to promote decent work.

  2. Focus Group Discussion on Quality Apprenticeship Program with Sector Associations

    Based on the Presidential Instruction No. 9/2016 on the revitalization of vocational education to improve the competitiveness and quality of workforce, five ministers signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on 29 November 2016.

  3. TICAD 7 Side Event - ILO Future of Work High-Level Dialogue (Held on 29 Aug. 2019) Meeting Report

    21 October 2019

  4. © ILO 2020

    Young people are far more likely to be in working poverty

    16 October 2019

    While absolute poverty and working poverty rates have fallen, there are still major disparities across age groups, genders and countries.

  5. ILO-supported national initiatives win policy ‘Oscars’

    16 October 2019

    The Future Policy Awards, recognizes the world’s most impactful policies empowering youth.

September 2019

  1. The EC/ILO action on youth employment. Lessons for policy formulation and implementation

    16 September 2019

    Presentation by Gianni Rosas, Director, ILO Office for Italy and San Marino, to the Conference on «Addressing the chalenges of youth NEET. Instrument and responses for labour market inclusion», organized by the ILO International Training Centre in Turin, 16-20 September 2019.

August 2019

  1. Guy Ryder: A human-centred approach can create decent jobs for youth in Africa

    29 August 2019

    Speaking at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7), ILO Director-General Guy Ryder outlined how a human-centred agenda can help boost productivity and create decent jobs for youth in Africa.

  2. Youth Employment and Future of Work High on the Agenda of WorldSkills 2019

    26 August 2019

    On 26 August 2019 Kazan hosted a round table “Youth employment and the future of work” co-organized by ILO Moscow and the Ministry of labour and Social Protection of the Russian Federation on the margins of 45th WorldSkills competition.

  3. Heinz Koller: ILO Centenary Declaration is a roadmap to develop skill sets for today’s rapidly changing world of work

    23 August 2019

    The “Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work” adopted by the International Labour Conference in June, calls for a “human-centered approach” to the future of work. That is more than relevant for today’s discussion entitled “A world at risk: developing the skill sets to endure, adapt, and thrive”, said today Heinz Koller, Assistant Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia. He addressed the panel discussion at the international WorldSkills Conference 2019.

  4. Youth employment, a priority for the ILO in Timor-Leste

    12 August 2019

    Greg Vines to address major decent work issues, particularly skills development, job creation and income growth for youth, in meetings with government, employers and workers during a two-day visit.