News, articles and events on youth employment

June 2017

  1. ILO launches media competition and Youth4OSH project in the Philippines

    05 June 2017

    To build a safety and health culture among young Filipino workers, the ILO launches the Youth4OSH Project and invites young people to join the SafeYouth@Work Media Competition. Winning entries for photo, film, song, story, poster/drawing and the unique Surprise Us category will get the chance to travel to Singapore in September 2017 and to present their winning piece due on 30 June 2017.

  2. Baku Hosts Second Training Course on Strengthening Public Employment Service

    03 June 2017

    On 30 May - 2 June 2017 Baku hosted the second training in a series of capacity building activities aimed at strengthening the Public Employment Service (PES) in Azerbaijan.

May 2017

  1. ILO, LUKOIL extend partnership on youth employment

    23 May 2017

    “We have the unique opportunity to partner in order to scale-up action on youth employment and tackle this crisis head on,” said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  2. 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.

  3. © Inga Kjer/ 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.