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ILO to launch new report on youth employment trends

A major new study on youth employment trends, as well as the number of youth living in poverty is to be published by the International Labour Office (ILO).

Comunicado de prensa | 23 de octubre de 2006

GENEVA (ILO News) - A major new study on youth employment trends, as well as the number of youth living in poverty is to be published by the International Labour Office (ILO).

Global Employment Trends for Youth (2006) updates world and regional youth labour market indicators first presented in 2004 and provides the most comprehensive analysis of empirical research and quantitative assessments of trends in labour markets among those aged 15 to 24. In addition to a global overview, the report also provides regional youth employment trends.

The report and its associated media and information material will be issued by ILO offices in Geneva and around the world, and will be available in hard copy, or as a PDF file in English, French and Spanish as of 27 October, under embargo until Sunday 29th of October, 23.00 GMT.

A video news release will be available to broadcasters by contacting the ILO Department of Communication, Radio & TV unit on +4122/799-6290/7935, or email TV_RADIO@ilo.org.

Interviews can be scheduled via the ILO Department of Communication. For more information, please contact the Department of Communication at +4122/799-7912, communication@ilo.org, or Thomas Netter at +4122/799-7973, netter@ilo.org, or Laetitia Dard (French desk) at +4122/799-8272, dard@ilo.org or ILO regional offices.