13 March 2019
To better engage journalists and media organizations on issues related to quality apprenticeship, the ILO organized a two-day media training that would be followed by a media fellowship programme.
Mastercard Foundation partnering with ILO to create new and improved database on youth in the labour market
12 March 2019
Mastercard Foundation funding enables ILO to provide more and better data on youth in the labour market.
Skills mismatch and school to work transition is considered to be the main challenge and there is huge commitment from the Government of Indonesia to address this issue through apprenticeship.
26 February 2019
18 February 2019
Hopley is a highly populated suburb South of Harare, characterised by poor infrastructure, weak social services, low education and high school dropout rates and unemployment, pushing the majority of this community into informal work. Child marriages and teenage pregnancies are common with rates of 18% and 21% respectively.
21 December 2018
Youth employment remains a priority for the ILO as the Organization moves into its second century. A project in Russia’s West Siberian region addresses this key future of work challenge by seeking to change employers’ perceptions and creating opportunities for the most vulnerable youth.
12 December 2018
How can young people be involved in creating a future of work that is decent, equitable and bright? This November I was fortunate enough to take part in an event with this mandate at its heart.
08 December 2018
The course that was held from 4 to 7 December 2018 was the fifth in a series of capacity building activities aimed at strengthening the Public Employment Service (PES) in Azerbaijan within the framework of the ILO Project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the CIS” funded by the Russian company LUKOIL.
02 December 2018
The people of Mutoko District, north of Harare, well known for their expertise in horticulture production, have repeatedly suffered loss of both produce and related income due to long distances to lucrative markets and limited access to effective transport.
29 October 2018
The ILO and Colombia's Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies are working together to strengthen the information technology (IT) skills of more than 8,000 Colombian students. One visually impaired young man explains how the initiative opened new opportunities for him.