The technical cooperation project, financially supported by the PAO Lukoil and implemented by the ILO, seeks to improve the effectiveness of youth employment policies and programmes in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation (as well as six more countries: Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan) to establish a framework for regional cooperation and knowledge sharing on youth employment.
The project addresses disadvantaged young people, such as low-skilled youth, those who dropped out from school, those who face difficulties in entering the labour market due to the lack of work experience, and other groups of disadvantaged youth, with particular emphasis on youth at risk of social exclusion and those exposed to anti-social behaviours.
Latest from YEP CIS
08 December 2018
The course that was held from 4 to 7 December 2018 was the fifth in a series of capacity building activities aimed at strengthening the Public Employment Service (PES) in Azerbaijan within the framework of the ILO Project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the CIS” funded by the Russian company LUKOIL.
23 October 2018
On 23 October 2018, a first round table dedicated to the ILO project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the CIS”, within the public-private partnership between the ILO and LUKOIL company took place in Kaliningrad region.
ILO Mission Visits Komi Republic to Discuss Partnerships for Youth Employment and Work Based Learning
12 October 2018
On 11-12 October 2018, the ILO mission made a first visit to Syktyvkar, Komi Republic, one of the new target regions within the ILO project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the CIS”, public-private partnership between ILO and Lukoil.
28 September 2018
On 28 September the Kazakhstan’s Parliament held hearings, titled “Problems and prospects of development of the employment sphere,” on 28th September. The participants discussed the current state of the labour market, employment, and formalization of self-employed population in Kazakhstan as well as methods to further develop employment of the country in the current context.
Promoting decent work for young people through Regional Pacts and partnerships within and across the Regions of the Russian Federation
16 August 2018
On 16 August, the ILO Moscow Office held a meeting to coordinate the implementation of the youth employment priorities of a number of Regions of the Russian Federation. This work is supported by the project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the CIS”, a landmark public-private partnership between ILO and Lukoil.