Poverty and youth

Decent work for the world’s youth

At the peak of the economic crisis 76 million of the estimated 1.2 billion global youth, that is those between 15 and 24 years of age, were unemployed. Although since then these figures have improved, the International Labour Organization remains concerned by the numbers of young people who have work but are still poor. At the recent International Labour Conference ILO News spoke to two youth employment experts from the ILO to find out more.

Audio | 14 July 2016