Publications on youth employment

  1. Working with youth: Addressing the youth employment challenge

    22 May 2012

    Highlights of the national and regional events with young people

  2. Highlights of the report "The Youth Employment Crisis: Time for Action"

    22 May 2012

    This report provides a summary of a full report entitled “The Youth Employment Crisis: Time For Action” which will be discussed by the Committee on Youth Employment of the 101st Session of the International Labour Conference in June 2012 (www.ilo.org/ilc).

  3. Global Employment Trends for Youth 2012

    22 May 2012

    The study examines the continuing job crisis affecting young people in many parts of the world. It provides updated statistics on global and regional youth unemployment rates and presents ILO policy recommendations to curb the current trends.

  4. The ILO at Work: Development Results 2010-2011

    20 May 2012

    This report presents a snapshot of the wide range of the ILO's work in 2010-2011 by illustrating through stories, pictures, facts and figures, how the ILO's agenda to promote decent work translates into results that contribute to better lives for people through the world of work in a variety of circumstances.

  5. Executive summary of the "Global Employment Trends for Youth 2012"

    17 May 2012

    The 2012 study examines the continuing job crisis affecting young people in many parts of the world. It provides updated statistics on global and regional youth unemployment rates and presents ILO policy recommendations to curb the current trends.

  6. World of Work Magazine No.74, May 2012 - Giving youth a better start

    15 May 2012

    This issue of the ILO magazine focuses on youth employment and also features stories from the world of work: Child labour, women workers in mines, employment, education...

  7. 2011 Labour Overview. Latin America and the Caribbean.

    25 April 2012

    For Latin America and the Caribbean, growth and employment ended with a positive balance in 2011. We are now at the end of a year characterized by intense uncertainty about the global economy. There is growing concern about the negative repercussions that a new recession could have on the economies and unemployment rates of our region.

  8. Migrant workers in the international hotel industry

    01 April 2012

    This Report addresses complex themes relating to migrant work and migrant workers in the international hotel industry, recognizing that the experience of migrant workers (international and internal), their employers and the wider community varies greatly in different countries and cultures.

  9. Promoting Green Entrepreneurship. First lessons learned from the Youth Entrepreneurship Facility (YEF) Kenya, 2010 and 2011

    28 March 2012

    This report presents YEF’s activities in the field of green entrepreneurship promotion in Kenya by outlining key achievements and practical examples from the years 2010 and 2011. The lessons learned from those experiences allow formulating recommendations for future activities.

  10. Brief on partnerships for decent work for youth

    29 February 2012

    Note on partnerships for decent work for youth prepared by the ILO’s Programme on Youth Employment for a joint ILO, ECOSOC, DESA event on more and better jobs for young people worldwide, held on 27 February 2012.