Work4Youth (W4Y)

What is Work4Youth (W4Y)?

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The Work4Youth Project is a five-year partnership between the ILO and The MasterCard Foundation that aims to promote decent work opportunities for young men and women through knowledge and action.


  1. Blog

    Delivering Data: How the partnership between the ILO and the MasterCard Foundation is providing greater insight on School-to-Work Transitions

  2. Database

    School-to-work transition survey (SWTS) micro data files

  3. Blog 

    3 Ways We Can Tackle Youth Employment

    Guy Ryder, ILO Director General 

  1. Blog

    The MasterCard Foundation addresses the role of SWTS in confronting data set deficit 

  2. Blog

    How Youth Move to Work in Rural Communities: New Evidence

    Chris Johnston (Senior Manager, Research and Policy at The MasterCard Foundation)

  3. Blog

    4 things you should know about NEETs

    Sara Elder, CTA Work4Youth Project, examines what NEETs actually means.

  4. Database


    For easier access, youthSTATS can now be found in the global ILO's database of statistics.

  5. Watch

    Making the move from school to work in Malawi and Zambia