News, articles and events on youth employment

August 2019

  1. New online platform and game board on safety and health at work

    04 August 2019

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) Youth4OSH launched a new online platform and game board to build a culture of safety and health in the Philippines. The platform features relevant, practical, and user-friendly tools to raise awareness and to spur action on occupational safety and health (OSH).

  2. The disturbing reality of youth employment

    01 August 2019

    In a speech at the opening of the ILO Global Youth Employment Forum in Abuja, Nigeria, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, said much more needs to be done to improve the employment prospects of young people.

July 2019

  1. Global Forum to tackle youth employment crisis

    31 July 2019

  2. Eastern Europe and Central Asia countries discuss gender equality in the youth labour market

    06 July 2019

  3. Promoting collaboration between TVET institutions and industries in Indonesia

    03 July 2019

    Three best practices on partnership and collaboration between educational/training institutions and industries were documented as ways to prepare and create a skilled and ready-for-work generation in Indonesia.

  4. Five Indonesian trade union confederations declare their support to the quality apprenticeship

    01 July 2019

    Trade unions have an important, strategic role in ensuring the implementation of the quality apprenticeship in the country. Five trade unions confederations have declared their supports.

June 2019

  1. International Forum of Trade Union Youth in Tashkent

    29 June 2019

    The ILO Moscow Office participated in the International Forum of Trade Union Youth (TEMP 2019) held on 22–28 June in Tashkent.

  2. Roll-out of Think.Coop continues in Turkey, now also extending to rural areas

    28 June 2019

    ILO’s Think.Coop training tool has been rolled out in Turkey by Youth Deal Cooperative - Turkey’s first youth-led social cooperative that aims to provide sustainable employment solutions for disadvantaged groups including youth.

  3. Bridging Indonesia's skills gap through partnership between industry - vocational education and training

    26 June 2019

    Skills mismatch is one of the reasons of unemployment in Indonesia. Skills needs of enterprises are often not well-communicated or understood by technical education and vocational training (TVET).

  4. Promoting Quality Apprenticeship and Industries - Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) Partnership on Quality Skills Development

    One of the strategic areas of ILO’s assistance to Indonesia is in the field of skills development to strengthen the national vocational strategy. The key element on the vocational strategy requires strong partnership between Industry and TVET.