News, articles and events on youth employment

May 2022

  1. 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.

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    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.

  3. 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

  4. 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.

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    Tourism has potential to play a major role in global pandemic recovery

    06 May 2022

    With the right policies the tourism sector can play a major role in the global COVID-19 recovery, provided that an enabling environment for sustainable enterprises is established and the jobs created are decent and support social and economic progress.

April 2022

  1. Industry exposure for vocational trainers to address skills gap in Ethiopia

    19 April 2022

    A public-private partnership led by ILO PROSPECTS Ethiopia is providing industry interface to trainers from vocational institutes, enhancing their understanding of skills in demand and evolving management practices.

  2. The ILO held training on Just Transition at MENA Climate Week 2022

    13 April 2022

    The ILO participated in MENA Climate Week 2022 and co-organized events on Just Transition, youth and employment in the MENA region's energy transition.

  3. Indonesian mass media take actions to free the world of work from violence and harassment

    07 April 2022

    The ILO joins forces with the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Indonesia to engage Indonesian mass media taking actions to advocate ILO’s Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment.

  4. Engaging Indonesian mass media to advocate ILO’s Violence and Harassment Convention

    01 April 2022

    A series of media engagement activities, jointly conducted by the ILO and the Alliance of Independent Journalist (AJI) Indonesia, encourage a greater involvement of mass media in a global and national campaign on the ratification of ILO’s Violence and Harassment Convention.

March 2022

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    I want to be a leader for Gambian youth

    04 March 2022

    At the age of 22, Sainabou Jammeh is one of the first women in The Gambia to be managing Director of a construction company. She co-founded the company after participating in the ILO’s Employment-Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP).