Publications on youth employment

  1. Trends and new developments in employment services to support transitions in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and North Africa Regions

    16 December 2020

    This paper presents the findings of a survey undertaken in selected countries in the Sub Saharan Africa and Middle East and North Africa regions (SSA and MENA) aimed at reviewing the status of employment service provision, challenges and opportunities for their development.

  2. Operational Guidelines for Employment and Youth Employability Services (YES) centres in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

    11 December 2020

  3. A synthesis: Operational guidelines and their application to Ethiopia’s Employment and Youth Employability Services (YES) centres in the Amhara Region, Ethiopia

    11 December 2020

  4. Profile and Analysis of Youth, Gender and Land Related Conflicts in Bong and Lofa Counties, Liberia

    02 December 2020

    This study informs, and is part of, the UN Peacebuilding Fund project “Sustaining peace and improving social cohesion through the promotion of rural employment opportunities for youth in conflict-prone areas”, implemented jointly by the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Food Programme (WFP). Its findings serve to support the analytical basis upon which project activities are designed and implemented, and the participation of local stakeholders throughout the project’s components.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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).

  9. 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.

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

    22 September 2020