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August 2017

  1. Tackling youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Creating decent jobs for a rapidly expanding young African labour force

    18 August 2017

    Youth unemployment rates remain relatively low in sub-Saharan Africa, as the vast majority of employable active youth cannot afford not to work. Yet within the next 15 years, some 375 million young people will become of working age in the region, equivalent to the current population of Canada and the United States combined. By 2050, sub-Saharan African youth, age 15 to 24, will account for 30 percent of all youth around the globe.

  2. Public sector in the Philippines

    Press statement on the Senate concurrence of ILO Convention 151

    14 August 2017

    Press statement by Director Khalid Hassan of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines on the concurrence of the ratification of Convention 151 Labour Relations (Public Service) Convention, 1978 by the Senate of the Philippines

  3. Public sector in the Philippines

    Manifestation by Senator Drilon on the concurrence of ILO Convention 151

    14 August 2017

    Manifestation by Senator Franklin Drilon, Chairperson of the Senate Minority Leader on the concurrence of the ratification of Convention 151 Labour Relations (Public Service) Convention, 1978 by the Senate of the Philippines

  4. Public sector in the Philippines

    Manifestation by Senator Legarda on the concurrence of ILO Convention 151

    14 August 2017

    Manifestation by Senator Loren Legarda, Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on the concurrence of the ratification of Convention 151 Labour Relations (Public Service) Convention, 1978 by the Senate of the Philippines

  5. Public sector in the Philippines

    Manifestation by Senator Villanueva on the concurrence of ILO Convention 151

    14 August 2017

    Manifestation by Senator Joel Villanueva, Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Labour, Employment and Human Resources Development on the concurrence of the ratification of Convention 151 Labour Relations (Public Service) Convention, 1978 by the Senate of the Philippines

  6. Public sector in the Philippines

    Manifestation by Senator Poe on the concurrence of ILO Convention 151

    14 August 2017

    Manifestation by Senator Grace Poe, Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Public Services on the concurrence of the ratification of Convention 151 Labour Relations (Public Service) Convention, 1978 by the Senate of the Philippines

  7. Public sector in the Philippines

    Manifestation by Senator Hontiveros on the concurrence of ILO Convention 151

    14 August 2017

    Manifestation by Senator Risa Hontiveros, Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Women, Children, Family Relations and Gender Equality on the concurrence of the ratification of Convention 151 Labour Relations (Public Service) Convention, 1978 by the Senate of the Philippines

  8. International Youth Day 2017

    Building Peace through Decent Jobs for Youth

    12 August 2017

    "Young people globally have spoken of their vision for a future with decent work. We know what works to improve decent employment outcomes of youth, let’s make it happen! " says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  9. Our impact, their voices

    Job search clubs run by the ILO gain momentum in Egypt

    11 August 2017

    ILO helps young Egyptian graduates and young people who have been outside the job market for some time to find work through job search clubs.

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    Youth employment

    How to get more young people into better jobs

    10 August 2017

    New ILO book focuses on the global challenge of youth unemployment and proposes policies to create more decent jobs for young women and men.