Publications on youth employment

  1. Rwanda: Youth Labour Markets and the School-to-Work Transition

    11 November 2020

    This brief analyses the nature and duration of the school-to-work transition in Rwanda and compares it with other Sub-Saharan countries as well as reviewing the country’s youth employment policy.

  2. Employment Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean (Number 23): Employment trends in an unprecedented crisis: Policy challenges

    10 November 2020

    This edition of the Employment Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean report, jointly prepared twice-yearly by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Office for the Southern Cone of Latin America of the International Labour Organization (ILO) analyses the labour market trends in Latin America and the Caribbean amid the COVID-19 health crisis.

  3. Skills 21 Bulletin Issue 2, November 2020

    05 November 2020

    The bulletin aims to inform the wider audience about the activities undertaken by the Skills 21 project for Technical and Vocational Education and Training on a certain thematic issues. It also presents selected news from the partner TVET institutes of the project is working with.

  4. Assessment of employment- intensive investment strategies in refugee-hosting communities in Ethiopia

    06 October 2020

    The report identifies short- and medium-term interventions for the creation of jobs, infrastructure and other assets for host, IDP and refugee communities by means of interventions by the Employment-Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP).

  5. Call for proposal - Youth employment opportunities in the digital economy in Ethiopia

    23 September 2020

    The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) seek the support of a consultant to carry out mappings and consultations on the employment potential of the digital economy.

  6. Study on quality apprenticeships in five West Africa countries: Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Niger and Togo

    22 September 2020

  7. Growing green: Fostering a green entrepreneurial ecosystem for youth

    21 September 2020

    The research reviews the entrepreneurial ecosystem to assess capacity to foster young green entrepreneurship and to address the social and environmental challenges. The report considers from the perspective of key stakeholders, primarily those providing business development services (BDS) and experts in the field of youth and social entrepreneurship, as well as government representatives and entrepreneurs themselves.

  8. Youth Aspirations and the Future of Work: A Review of the Literature and Evidence

    14 September 2020

    This report was undertaken as part of the ILO Future of Work project and aims to (i) review the literature on the concepts and drivers of aspirations; (ii) develop a conceptual framework that relates labour market conditions to aspirations; (iii) map the existing survey-based evidence on the aspirations of youth worldwide; and (iv) provide insights into how to improve data collection, research and evidence-based policy-making related to young persons aspirations.

  9. UNAIDS calls on governments to strengthen HIV-sensitive social protection responses to the COVID-19 pandemic

    28 August 2020

    UNAIDS calls on governments to live up to their commitment to develop nationally owned and led social protection systems for all, including floors; and scale up and progressively enhance coverage, adequacy and comprehensiveness, thereby improving the responsiveness and quality of interventions to address the needs and vulnerabilities of people living with HIV.

  10. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on jobs and incomes in G20 economies

    19 August 2020

    Joint ILO-OECD Covid-19 report, prepared for the 3rd Employment Working Group (EWG) meeting under the Saudi G20 Presidency (virtual meeting, 19-20 August 2020)