News, articles and events on youth employment

December 2021

  1. Annual Review of Thailand Decent Work Country Programme 2019 – 2021 on 15 – 16 December 2021

    The ILO’s tripartite constituents announced its consensus in extending the end date of the Thailand Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) 2019 – 2021 to end in December 2022 to be in line with national development plants, particularly the 12th National Economic and Social Development Plan (NESDP) for 2017-2021 (2022) and the United Nations Partnership Framework (UNPAF) 2017 – 2021 (2022). The participants discussed and reviewed the resulted achieved under the programme in 2021 with great success. They also discussed workplan for 2022 and suggested significant outcomes for the next Decent Work Country Programme.

  2. Take the ILO Rapid Survey on the Impacts of COVID-19 on Work and Aspirations

    10 December 2021

    The International Labour Organization has launched a rapid survey on the impacts of COVID-19 on work and aspirations. We want to hear from you!

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    Skills and lifelong learning: A path to a positive future

    09 December 2021

    The International Labour Conference continues its discussions on skills and lifelong learning. It’s an issue at the heart of the ILO Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work. Read how Syrian refugee, Morshed Ali, transformed his life through skills training and education in host country, Turkey.

November 2021

  1. ECLAC and ILO call for urgent measures to support the labour reintegration of women and youth in Latin America

    30 November 2021

    In a new joint report, the two UN organizations indicate that in the medium term it will be necessary to rebuild more resilient labour markets and foster formalization.

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    Youth unemployment in Thailand hits new highs due to COVID-19

    23 November 2021

    ILO assessment of the Thai labour market finds high levels of joblessness among young workers due to pandemic restrictions.

  3. Internships, Employability and the Search for Decent Work Experience

    EMPLOYMENT Seminar #36

  4. The ILO and ITU highlight opportunities for boosting youth employment in the digital economy in Ethiopia’s Afar and Somali regions

    02 November 2021

    On 1 November 2021, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) invited key youth employment stakeholders to discuss, validate the results and identify potential priority areas in the study on youth employment opportunities in Ethiopia’s digital economy, in Afar and Somali regions.

October 2021

  1. Community centres to bring new skills and employment opportunities for refugee and host communities in Uganda

    21 October 2021

    The ILO and UNHCR, with support from the Government of Netherlands, have initiated development of six multipurpose community centres which will offer safe spaces and socio-economic services for refugees and host communities.

  2. ILO launches new online database on employment policies and strategies to promote an inclusive job-rich recovery

    19 October 2021

    The online platform will serve as a unique worldwide reference and source of information on national employment policies, and strategies to promote youth employment.

  3. Young workers urge the elimination of workplace violence and harassment

    18 October 2021

    As part of the promotion for the ratification of the ILO Convention No. 190, the ILO took part in the discussion with young workers who aspired for workplace free from violence and harassment.