Publications on youth employment

  1. Cooperative Enterprises Build A Better World

    01 August 2012

    This publication highlights COOPAFRICA’s contribution to the revival of African cooperative enterprises and their roles in fostering equity, empowerment, decent work, and secure livelihoods, including reducing members’ vulnerability to HIV/AIDS, empowering women and men to make healthy choices, and supporting the development of small businesses by HIV-positive women and men.

  2. Desk review of research on HIV/AIDS in the world of work

    31 July 2012

    This desk review was conducted by ILO/AIDS as part of the Inter-Agency Task Team on HIV workplace policies/programmes and private sector engagement (IATT/WPPS). It is based primarily on the research documents shared by the IATT members, covering vulnerability studies, stigma and discrimination studies, impact and cost-benefit studies.

  3. EuroZone job crisis: trends and policy responses

    11 July 2012

    The study provides the latest trends on the employment situation in EU countries and examines the labour market reforms adopted by various governments.

  4. Measuring Success of Youth Livelihood Interventions: A Practical Guide to Monitoring and Evaluation

    29 June 2012

    This guide addresses the monitoring and evaluation of youth livelihood interventions, with a specific focus on impact evaluation. The objective of this guide is to equip practitioners with the basis set of concepts and tools needed to make informed decisions about how to best evaluate their programmes.

  5. Social Justice and Growth: The Role of the Minimum Wage

    18 June 2012

    This issue of the International Journal of Labour Research is wholly dedicated to the question of the minimum wage, a matter that has gained in importance and profile in recent years. No doubt, the main reasons behind this rise in prominence relate to the stagnation of wages in several parts of the world, a generalized increase in earnings inequality as well as the rise in social unrest across the globe.

  6. Skills Policies for Economic Diversification in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

    08 June 2012

    Enhancing local skills policies for the food and tourism sectors

  7. Combination Prevention in action: Making a difference in Mozambique

    05 June 2012

    As UNAIDS meets to discuss the importance of combination prevention, the ILO’s HIV/AIDS programme in Mozambique shows how the workplace can engage people at all levels making valuable contributions to achieve national objectives.

  8. Tackling the youth employment crisis: A macroeconomic perspective

    04 June 2012

    Employment Working Paper No. 124

  9. 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 (

  10. Working with youth: Addressing the youth employment challenge

    22 May 2012

    Highlights of the national and regional events with young people