Enterprise-based youth employment policies, strategies and programmes : initiatives for the development of enterprise action and strategies

EMP/SKILLS Working Paper No. 1

Examines policies and programmes that can assist young people in generating self-employment opportunities. Reviews the purpose, design and implementation of enterprise-based youth employment policies and investigates programme support measures such as skills training, business counselling, finance and support networks. Considers the role of government, private sector enterprises and local communities in the development of these programmes and looks at the financing of youth enterprise development.