News, articles and events on youth employment

March 2017

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Baku Hosts PES Course under 2017-2030 Employment Strategy

    01 March 2017

    On 27 February – 1 March 2017, ILO Moscow Office conducted a three-day training course in Baku for employees of Public Employment Services (PES) of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population.

February 2017

  1. ILO’s Decent Work Programne makes progress in Uzbekistan

    01 February 2017

    Amid encouraging labour rights trends in Uzbekistan, the ILO has broadened its commitment to improve decent work and social justice in the country.

January 2017

  1. CIS and BRICS Representatives Meet in Turin to Discuss Youth Employment

    29 January 2017

    On 23 to 28 January 2017, Turin, Italy, hosted a subregional conference on youth employment, attended by representatives of the CIS and BRICS countries, tripartite members of the regional youth employment network established within the framework of the LUKOIL-funded ILO Project "Partnerships on Youth Employment in the CIS," the ILO Moscow and ILO HQ officials and international experts.

  2. Strengthening Employment Services in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan

    28 January 2017

    A training course on Strengthening Employment Services in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan was held on 23 – 27 January 2017 at the ILO International Training Centre in Turin.

  3. 10th ILO Meeting of Caribbean Ministers of Labour: Realizing Decent Work under the 2030 Agenda

    This year the Meeting will present an opportunity to have an exchange on the continuing challenge to promote a more inclusive and sustainable growth process with more and better jobs, as well as allow the Ministers to articulate and share their perspectives around the Future of Work, drawing from the national level dialogues that have occurred in the past year.

November 2016

  1. ILO highlights measures to reduce job discrimination and poverty among Roma youth

    21 November 2016

    Only 15 per cent of Roma youth in Europe have completed upper-secondary education and almost 60 per cent aged between 16 and 24 are not in employment, education or training.

  2. Cooperatives advancing youth employment for sustainable development

    18 November 2016

  3. ILO COOP NewsUpdate, Issue No. 5

    17 November 2016