Event in Washington, D.C.July 31, 2014
ILO Washington Deputy-Director, Erick J. Zeballos, was a panelist at the first African Youth Forum sponsored by the World Bank Group, the International Monetary Fund and the Young African Society. With half of Africa’s population under 25 years old, youth employment holds one of the greatest challenges and potential for the region’s future. The objective of the African Youth Forum is to empower and engage Africa’s youth to be active agents of change in implementing new approaches on Africa’s development agenda by providing a platform for discussions, alliances and mentorship. The discussion centered on themes of youth unemployment, good governance, job creation, entrepreneurship, education, the importance of vocational training, and an inclusion of the private sector in policy-making processes
Event in Washington, D.C.
ILO Washington office Director Nancy Donaldson participated as a speaker in the conference sponsored by the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the UN Foundation to commemorate 2013 International Youth Day.
In May 2013 ILO experts Theodore Sparreboom and Sara Elder answered questions via Twitter on youth employment issues.
Event in Washington18 March 2013
In March 2013 ILO-Washington Director Nancy Donaldson participated on a panel at Georgetown University about unpaid internships.
The Stream: Show me the money17 January 2013
In January 2013 Deputy Director Erick Zeballos spoke with Al Jazeera about the value of internships.
2013 Youth Labour Migration Video Contest Winner
The "Ayúdalos a llegar" (Help them get there) project provides a haven for migrants coming from all over Latin America on their way to their destination country.
The United Nations is in the process of preparing its 2013 World Youth Report (WYR) on Youth Migration and Development. The Report will offer a multidimensional account and/or perspective of the life experiences of young migrants and young people affected by migration.
Work4Youth PublicationsAugust 27, 2014
A new International Labor Organization (ILO) report on the transitions of young people from education to the employment market in Asia and the Pacific, finds majority of youth in the region are either in low quality jobs or unemployed.
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