Taqeem Initiative: What Works in Youth Employment

Taqeem (meaning "evaluation" in Arabic) is a partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as part of an IFAD-financed project, titled “Strengthening gender monitoring and evaluation in rural employment in the Near East and North Africa.”

Through rigorous impact research, this capacity development and learning grant project aims to understand “what works” in the promotion of gender mainstreaming, with the ultimate goal of reaching gender equality in rural employment outcomes across the region.
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    Capacity Development

    Taqeem provides technical assistance and training to partners with the objective of creating a critical mass of evaluation expertise in the MENA region.

  2. Impact Research

    Taqeem supports and conducts research to build evidence for effective design and implementation of policies and programmes targeting young people and women in rural areas.

  3. Policy Dialogue

    Taqeem disseminates findings and recommendations from impact research to policy makers and practitioners who are using the evidence to improve programming and policy decisions. The objective is to ensure gender and rural mainstreaming in youth employment strategies.

Latest

  1. Impact Report Series, Issue 13

    Labour market challenges of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon: A qualitative assessment of Employment Service Centres

    11 October 2018

    The “Impact Report Series” disseminates research reports from Taqeem-supported impact evaluations. Reports include baseline, endline and qualitative reports which describe the research designs, methodologies, interventions under investigation and policy and programmatic findings and recommendations.

  2. Impact Report Series, Issue 12

    Assessing the impact on employability and quality of employment of non-formal apprenticeships in agriculture-related trades

    25 September 2018

    The “Impact Report Series” disseminates research reports from Taqeem-supported impact evaluations. Reports include baseline, endline and qualitative reports which describe the research designs, methodologies, interventions under investigation and policy and programmatic findings and recommendations.

  3. Forum on evidence and impact measurement

    What Works in Youth and Women’s Employment in MENA?

    On 7 & 8 May, the ILO will join partners to share the current status and progress on what works in youth and women’s employment in the MENA region while promoting multi-sectoral collaboration to define and address priorities for policy formulation. Key to this is the regional Community of Practice on Youth Employment, to facilitate knowledge sharing, partnership creation and up-scaling of successful youth employment interventions.

News

  1. Joint ILO / World Bank publication

    Pathways to formalization: Going beyond the formality dichotomy. The case of Peru

    15 August 2018

  2. Publication

    ILO Survey Report on the National Initiatives to Promote Quality Apprenticeships in G20 Countries

    04 July 2018

    This report presents the main findings of the ILO survey on national initiatives to promote quality apprenticeships in the G20 member states. It was conducted between September and December 2017 as an ILO initiative to take stock of and widely share good practices in this area.

  3. International Training Centre of the ILO

    Academy on Youth Employment

    The 2-week Youth Employment Academy, hosted by the ILO's Turin Centre, enhances the capacity of labour market practitioners to develop comprehensive strategies to tackle the multifaceted dimensions of the youth employment challenge.