News, articles and events on youth employment

February 2013

  1. A strategic alliance for youth employment

    22 February 2013

    The ILO presents a technical cooperation portfolio that calls for the mobilization of resources and partnerships to tackle the youth employment crisis.

  2. Drop the gun and take a pen

    21 February 2013

    Countries have stepped up their efforts to fight piracy and warlordism in Somalia. The ILO has partnered with other UN agencies to address the root causes of the conflicts: chronic unemployment and a lack of prospects for youth.

  3. Academy on Youth Development - Supporting Effective Youth Development Policies and Programmes

    The International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC-ILO) is pleased to announce the first edition of the "Academy on Youth Development” which has been organised with the support of the International Labour Office and other internationally active organizations.

  4. Special Panel Discussion: Innovative Youth Employment Strategies for Decent Work

    Exploring the latest developments in increasing youth employment, the U.S. Mission to the UN and the International Labour Organization(ILO)will convene a special forum bringing together key stakeholders to explore the challenges in implementing successful strategies.

  5. Addressing Youth, Employment and Migration Issues through Joint Programming

    The Permanent Mission of Spain to the United Nations will host an event co-sponsored by the ILO and the Secretariat of the MDG Achievement Fund, “Addressing Youth, Employment and Migration Issues through Joint Programming”, to share good practices and lessons emerging from the implemenation of the UN joint work on Youth Employment and Migration.

January 2013

  1. Call for Contributions to the United Nations World Youth Report 2013 - Youth Migration and Development

    The UN Focal Point on Youth will organize a number of interactive activities, among them, an online survey, an e-consultation, a Google+ Hangout with young people and experts.

  2. Statement by the ILO's Director-General at the Tripartite Seminar on Youth Employment

    11 January 2013

    Statement by Guy Ryder at the Tripartite Seminar on Youth Employment in Europe organized by Hungarian Ministry for National Economy and the ILO, to examine the challenges of labour market integration of young people in Europe. (Check against delivery)

  3. ILO Chief: Less austerity, more investment needed to tackle youth jobs crisis

    11 January 2013

    Failing to act on the youth jobs crisis would sow the seeds of social unrest and destroy hopes for sustainable growth. That is a cost the world cannot afford, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder said at a conference on youth employment in Budapest.

December 2012

  1. Germany contributes €650,000 to the Youth Employment Network

    14 December 2012

    Contribution will fund a round of the Youth to Youth Fund in Togo for the period 2013-2014

  2. ILO, Russian Federation sign key agreements

    11 December 2012

    The ILO and the Russian Federation have launched a new and strategic era of cooperation with the signing of three key agreements.