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Media advisory

Youth employment trends analysed in new ILO global report

Media advisory | 03 March 2020
GENEVA (ILO News) – A new report on youth employment will be published by the International Labour Organization (ILO) on Monday 9 March 2020.

The study looks at a wide range of issues faced by young people who are both in, or seeking to enter, the labour market. These include education trends, the situation of those who are not in employment, education or training (so-called NEETs), and the impact of automation.

The Global Employment Trends for Youth 2020: Technology and the future of jobs (GET Youth 2020) will be launched on Monday 9 March at 21.00 (Geneva time).

Advance copies of the report will be available to recognized media on request, as of Thursday 5 March. The report and all associated materials will be under strict EMBARGO until Monday 9 March at 20.00 GMT (21:00 CET).

For UNOG-accredited correspondents: There will be an embargoed press briefing on the report at 10.00 CET on Monday 9 March in Press Room I at the Palais des Nations.

For further information and to arrange media interviews, please contact the ILO Department of Communication:, +4122/799-7912. The ILO TV studio and ISDN line can also be booked for broadcast interviews by contacting the Radio and TV Unit:, +4122/799-7935.