News

April 2020

  1. Global Survey on Youth & COVID-19

    27 April 2020

    To bring youth voices to the forefront of action and policy responses, the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth (DJY) and its partners are conducting a survey on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on youth rights, with a focus on employment and education.

  2. Youth hit hard by COVID-19’s economic fallout

    17 April 2020

    Crises fall hardest on the most vulnerable. When it comes to the social and economic impacts of the pandemic, young people are more likely to feel the pinch harder.

  3. © ILO 2020

    ILO to publish updated figures on employment impact of COVID-19

    03 April 2020

March 2020

  1. E-Discussion: Continuing online learning and skills development in times of the COVID-19 crisis

    This discussion aims to share and discuss how to maintain continued learning and skills building for students and workers in times of crisis, such as the COVID-19 pandemic which we all now face.

  2. Insights on achieving full and productive employment

    17 March 2020

    Interviews recorded during the ILO Employment Policy Research Symposium: The Future of Full Employment, held in December 2019 at ILO/HQ.

  3. Launch of the 1st Skills Challenge Innovation Call

    The first Skills Challenge Innovation Call will recognize and support the development of solutions that aim to address the different forms and dimensions of skills mismatch.

  4. © Community Services & Protectiv 2020

    Youth exclusion from jobs and training on the rise

    09 March 2020

    Young people face an uncertain future in the labour market because of automation, the narrow focus of much vocational training and the lack of jobs to match their qualifications, says a new ILO report.

  5. Promoting gender-responsive employment policies

    03 March 2020

    Gender equality is essential for economies and communities to thrive. Economic policies can be a major force in support of a range of social objectives including social justice and gender equality.

  6. Youth employment trends analysed in new ILO global report

    03 March 2020

January 2020

  1. © Chor Sokunthea / World Bank 2020

    Insufficient paid work affects almost half a billion people, new ILO report shows

    20 January 2020

    A lack of decent work combined with rising unemployment and persisting inequality is making it increasingly difficult for people to build better lives through their work, according to the latest edition of the ILO’s global report on employment and social trends.