News, articles and events on youth employment

February 2018

  1. Empowering Women in the Rural Economy

    27 February 2018

    The goal of the policy guidance notes is to offer guidance to policymakers, the social partners and development practitioners on ways to effectively address employment- and labour-related issues in the rural context.

  2. Why support Ukraine? Why working with the ILO?--Interview with Danish government officials

    23 February 2018

    Marie Pedersen Haug, Senior Advisor, and Lotte Mindedal, Development Counsellor at the Department of European Neighbourhood of the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs explain why Denmark engaged in inclusive job creation in Ukraine and chose ILO as implementing agency.

  3. Subregional conference sums up results of Youth Employment Project, identifies priorities for Phase 2

    16 February 2018

    TURIN (ILO News) - On 13-16 February, a sub-regional kick-off conference for the second phase of the ILO Project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the CIS" was held. The second phase will be implemented in 2018-2022 by ILO Moscow with financial support of the Russian company LUKOIL.

  4. © Eric Feferberg/AFP 2018

    Denmark pledges to scale up inclusive job creation in Ukraine

    05 February 2018

    The Government of Denmark signed a 5-year development agreement with the International Labour Organization to address labour market deficiencies standing in the way of development in Ukraine.

  5. Mainstreaming youth and women’s employment in rural investments in MENA

    The challenge of tackling unemployment among rural women and youth in the Middle East and North Africa gave rise to a unique partnership between IFAD and the ILO

January 2018

  1. ECOSOC Youth Forum 2018: The role of youth in building sustainable and resilient urban and rural communities

    The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum, to be held on 30-31 January 2018, will provide a platform for youth to engage in a dialogue with Member States, the ILO and UN agency partners

December 2017

  1. Promotion of youth employment in fragile settings

  2. © Miguel Pinheiro / CIFOR 2018

    Unemployment up for 3rd consecutive year, expected to drop in 2018

    18 December 2017

    ILO’s annual Labour Overview of Latin America and the Caribbean shows a continued rise in unemployment. The region presented mixed challenges, with signs of improvement in some areas and indications of deterioration in others.

  3. Monitoring the performance of the Portuguese Youth Guarantee Train-the-trainers programme

    The workshop took place in Lisbon, Portugal from 24-25 February 2016.

  4. Learning exchange programme: Social cost-benefit analysis of the Youth Guarantee

    The workshop took place in Turin from 12 to 13 July 2017. It gathered managers of the Youth Guarantee teams of Latvia, Portugal and Spain to discuss the main elements to be taken into account while conducting a social cost-benefit analysis (SCBA).