News, articles and events on youth employment

June 2018

  1. What Works in Youth and Women’s Employment in MENA?

    On 7 & 8 May, the ILO will join partners to share the current status and progress on what works in youth and women’s employment in the MENA region while promoting multi-sectoral collaboration to define and address priorities for policy formulation. Key to this is the regional Community of Practice on Youth Employment, to facilitate knowledge sharing, partnership creation and up-scaling of successful youth employment interventions.

  2. Academy on Youth Employment

    The 2-week Youth Employment Academy, hosted by the ILO's Turin Centre, enhances the capacity of labour market practitioners to develop comprehensive strategies to tackle the multifaceted dimensions of the youth employment challenge.

May 2018

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    ILO: Unemployment in the Occupied Palestinian Territory world’s highest

    30 May 2018

    The ILO’s annual report on the situation of workers of the occupied Arab territories calls for dialogue and a joint search for solutions to bring about decent work.

  2. International Conference on Innovations in Apprenticeships: A skilled workforce for the Future

  3. Second Phase of the ILO Project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the CIS” Takes Off in Astrakhan

    23 May 2018

    On May 22-23, a kick-off conference for the second phase of the ILO Project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the CIS” launched in Russia was held in Astrakhan.

  4. Safety matters: More to life after Haiyan

    21 May 2018

    Following Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) many workers were pushed to the informal economy where they face hazards at work due to lack of occupational safety and health. The ILO’s SafeYouth@Work Project helps them design and implement training programmes on occupational safety and health (OSH).

  5. Innovations for Decent Jobs for Youth

    The event provides a platform for governments, social partners, youth and civil society, private sector, foundations, UN entities and beyond to explore collaboration on innovations that work for decent jobs for youth under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

April 2018

  1. Safety and health at work: Why are youth at risk?

    27 April 2018

    Did you know that young workers suffer up to 40% more work-related injuries than older workers? Explore this InfoStory to learn more about occupational safety and health for young people.

  2. Indonesian youth champion safety and health at work

    27 April 2018

    The ILO’s work to promote youth engagement in occupational safety and health (OSH) in Indonesia has inspired young people to carry out their own initiatives and make a difference in their local communities.

  3. Invest in young workers’ safety and health

    27 April 2018

    In a statement to mark ‘World Day for Safety and Health at Work’, ILO Director General Guy Ryder calls for action to make workplaces safe for young workers.