Projects on youth employment

  1. CLEAR Supply Chains: Ending child labour in supply chains

    1 May 2023 - 30 September 2026

    The inter-agency project "Ending child labour in supply chains: Addressing the root causes of child labour in supply chains through an area-based approach" (CLEAR Supply Chains), funded by the European Commission, brings together the ILO, FAO, ITC and UNICEF to jointly address the root causes of child labour, with a primary focus on the coffee supply chain, and to leverage existing efforts in the minerals supply chain, particularly in cobalt.

  2. RISE for Impact: Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain – A New Phase, A New Vision

    2 March 2023 - 2 March 2026

    The RISE for Impact Project aims to enhance respect for fundamental principles and rights at work for a sustainable cotton supply chain in India, Pakistan and Uzbekistan

  3. Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning in China – Phase 2

    1 February 2023 - 31 December 2025

    The project provides capacity building on quality apprenticeship, skill anticipation and matching, and core skill development with focuses on social inclusion and the green transition. The project aims to promote workers’ employability, reduce job-skill mismatch in the labour market in China, and enhance international exchanges on apprenticeships and lifelong learning.

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    Safety + Health for All in Maghreb countries: Promoting a safe and healthy working environment for workers in vulnerable situations such as young workers and women

    1 November 2022 - 30 April 2024

    The project, funded by the European Commission (DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion), aims at improving the safety and health of workers in vulnerable conditions in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia.

  5. Young Futuremakers Thailand – Promoting Youth Employability

    1 February 2021 - 30 April 2022

    The Young Futuremakers Thailand project is part of the Futuremakers by Standard Chartered initiative and aims to support youth in the labour market, in particular disadvantaged young women and young persons with disabilities, through the provision of demand-led technical skills training, employability training, career guidance and job placements.

  6. Achieving reduction of child labour in support of education: Programme to reduce the worst forms of child labour in agriculture sector in BARMM

    1 October 2020 - 31 December 2024

    The ILO and the Government of Japan through the ILO-Japan Multi-bilateral Programme have partnered to reduce the worst forms of child labour in agricultural communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). The initial target provinces are Maguindanao and Lanao Del Sur.

  7. Quality apprenticeship and lifelong learning in China

    16 March 2020 - 31 December 2021

    The project aims to collaborate with Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, employers’ and workers’ organizations in China in developing a more responsive skill development system, adapted to labour market changes and technological development, in order to reduce job-skill mismatch highlighted in the labour market need analysis. It consists of three main components: research, capacity building and the adaptation of relevant ILO tools for quality apprenticeship and skill development.

  8. JEUN’ESS: Promotion of Social and Solidarity Economy and Creation of Decent Jobs for Tunisian Youth

    1 September 2019 - 31 August 2024

    The JEUN’ESS project aims to create decent jobs for young people in disadvantaged areas and support the transition to the formal economy through the promotion of the social and solidarity economy (SSE). The project proposes an approach based on the promotion and strengthening of collective entrepreneurship through SSE organizations and mechanisms.

  9. JEUN’ESS: Promotion of Social and Solidarity Economy and Creation of Decent Jobs for Tunisian Youth

    1 September 2019 - 31 August 2024

    The JEUN’ESS project aims to create decent jobs for young people in disadvantaged areas and support the transition to the formal economy through the promotion of the social and solidarity economy (SSE). The project proposes an approach based on the promotion and strengthening of collective entrepreneurship through SSE organizations and mechanisms.

  10. Support to Tunisian youth through social and solidarity entrepreneurship

    1 August 2019 - 31 December 2021

    The central objective of the project is to create decent jobs for young men and women in disadvantaged regions through the promotion of the social and solidarity economy (SSE) and its organizations.

  11. Cooperatives to Strengthen Youth Empowerment and Employment Readiness among Vulnerable, Marginalised and At-Risk Groups

    1 November 2017 - 31 December 2019

    Young people in Cambodia and the Lao People's Democratic Republic face specific challenges in accessing the labour market. For those in employment, many are in poor quality and low-paid jobs. The project aims to build institutional capacities to deliver innovative and value-added services with a special focus on employment readiness/foundational skills empowerment, and cooperative development for marginalized and at-risk youth.