News, articles and events on youth employment

August 2022

  1. © K. Ozvardar / ILO 2022

    Recovery in youth employment is still lagging, says ILO

    11 August 2022

    A new report, issued ahead of International Youth Day, shows large regional differences in young people's prospects in the labour market.

  2. © Nestlé 2022

    ILO to release new report on youth employment

    04 August 2022

July 2022

  1. World Youth Skills Day 2022: Transforming youth skills for the future

    This event brings together youth, governments, UN agencies, the private sector, and civil society representatives, to analyze the impact of current crises on youth globally and debate the options for young people to quickly adapt to the demands of an ever-changing world.

  2. © Kıvanç Özvardar / ILO 2022

    From war to peace: A refugee’s journey to a new life with new skills

    13 July 2022

    Morshed Ali, 24 arrived in Turkey seven years ago after fleeing the war in Syria. He had to learn a new language, new skills and adapt to life in a foreign country. Yet he overcame the odds and graduated as an architect four years later.

June 2022

  1. © ILO 2022

    An apprenticeship changed my life

    06 June 2022

    When war broke out in Yemen, the factory where Muhammad Taher Muhammad al-Tahri worked shut down. His job search was going nowhere, until he joined an apprenticeship programme in solar panel maintenance and installation.

May 2022

  1. Indonesia updates its EEO Guide to be relevant with the fast-changing world of work

    30 May 2022

    Indonesian key labour actors jointly update the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Guide to accommodate recent employment changes and to promote the creation of harassment- and violence-free workplaces.

  2. The ILO and Stockholm+50

    Stockholm+50 is an international meeting convened by the United Nations General Assembly to be held in Stockholm, Sweden from 2-3 June 2022. Stockholm+50 will commemorate the 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment and celebrate 50 years of global environmental action. The ILO will participate in this important event to drive the implementation of a just transition and the creation of decent work for a green economy.

  3. © ILO/Milos Vujovic 2022

    What works in youth employment? Results from an impact assessment of Montenegro’s largest internship programme for university graduates

    24 May 2022

    Youth employment has been high on the agenda of the Montenegrin Government. For 10 years, the Government has invested up to 8 Mio EUR per year for a large internship programme for university graduates. 9 out of 10 youth graduating each year from the universities of the small Adriatic country participated in the programme. At the request of the Government the ILO helped to assess the impact of the programme and found out that there have been no direct gains from participating in the programme in terms of employment or wages.

  4. YEAP objective: To effectively make a difference in securing a better future of work for young people by promoting a human-centred, pro-youth job rich recovery from the COVID crisis, and beyond.

    10 May 2022

  5. Companies under G20 Empower to create workplace free from violence and harassment

    06 May 2022

    The ILO and its social partners conducted the capacity building programme for G20 Empower’s companies and state-owned companies to promote the creation of workplace free from violence and harassment.