Publications on youth employment

  1. Promoting Green Entrepreneurship. First lessons learned from the Youth Entrepreneurship Facility (YEF) Kenya, 2010 and 2011

    28 March 2012

    This report presents YEF’s activities in the field of green entrepreneurship promotion in Kenya by outlining key achievements and practical examples from the years 2010 and 2011. The lessons learned from those experiences allow formulating recommendations for future activities.

  2. Brief on partnerships for decent work for youth

    29 February 2012

    Note on partnerships for decent work for youth prepared by the ILO’s Programme on Youth Employment for a joint ILO, ECOSOC, DESA event on more and better jobs for young people worldwide, held on 27 February 2012.

  3. Responsible contracting: An approach aimed at improving social and labour practices in the property services sector

    09 February 2012

    Research paper on the property services sector, and in particular on the provision of cleaning and security services, prepared as background for an ILO meeting on Private employment agencies in private services sectors, 18–19 October 2011.

  4. Private employment agencies in Morocco

    09 February 2012

    Research paper on private employment agencies and temporary agency work in a country having ratified the Private Employment Agencies Convention, 1997 (No. 181), prepared for an ILO meeting on Private employment agencies in private services sectors, 18–19 October 2011.

  5. World of Work Magazine No.73, December 2011 - A double-dip in employment?

    05 December 2011

    This issue of the ILO magazine focuses on jobs recession and also features stories from the world of work: Ageing population, migration, gender equality...

  6. A worsening global youth employment crisis

    01 December 2011

    Last October, the ILO issued its “Global Employment Trends for Youth: 2011 update”. The report warns of a “scarred” generation of young workers facing a dangerous mix of high unemployment, increased inactivity and precarious work in developed countries, as well as persistently high working poverty in the developing world.

  7. Taqeem Community of Practice: Monitoring, evaluation and impact evaluation for the youth employment community

    30 November 2011

    This report provides an overview of the Taqeem Community of Practice and describes Taqeem’s approach to M&E and its technical assistance model

  8. Building Business and Entrepreneurship Awareness.

    17 November 2011

    An ILO experience of integrating entrepreneurship education into national vocational education systems

  9. Skills for Employment Policy Brief - Increasing the employability of disadvantaged youth

    09 November 2011

    Part of the Policy Brief Series produced by the Skills and Employability Branch

  10. Skills for Employment Policy Brief - Upgrading Informal Apprenticeship Systems

    09 November 2011

    Part of the Policy Brief Series produced by the Skills and Employability Branch