Green jobs and youth employment

Green Entrepreneurship and Decent Jobs for Youth in Mongolia

Under the aegis of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth, the Government of Mongolia and the International Labour Organization organize this webinar in collaboration with the Young Entrepreneurs Council (YEC) of Mongolia to facilitate knowledge sharing among policymakers, practitioners and experts working towards the promotion of youth employment in Mongolia.

The webinar aims to achieve the following objectives:

  • Improve common understanding about the linkages between the promotion of youth employment and actions towards greening the economy;
  • Learn about the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on youth employment and good practices and partnerships to address the youth employment challenge;
  • Discuss opportunities to build a policy ecosystem in support of green youth entrepreneurship in Mongolia; and
  • Identify key actions towards the promotion of decent jobs for youth in Mongolia.

Webinar highlights

  • Lessons from the COVID-19 crisis on youth employment and evidence about what works to boost youth employment.
  • Insights on benefits of youth-led enterprises in green sectors such as waste management and sustainable agriculture.
  • Comprehensive policy measures for increasing youth’s interest in green entrepreneurship through education programmes in primary and secondary schools.
  • Effective interventions to support eco-social entrepreneurs at different stages of their business, including through access to finance and other tailored schemes.
  • Innovative approaches to strengthen the entrepreneurship eco-system through public-private partnerships.