Publications on youth employment

  1. A future without child labour. Global report under the follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. Report of the Director-General, 2002

    06 May 2002

    Folder containing flyers, fact sheets, the report "A future without child labour", and resource lists of contact persons by region.

  2. Action against child labour

    28 February 2000

    Based primarily on ILO experience, particularly its International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC), addresses the strategies, instruments, methodologies and information necessary to plan and carry out effective action to eliminate child labour.

  3. Employing youth : promoting employment-intensive growth

    01 January 2000

    Report for the Interregional Symposium on Strategies to Combat Youth Unemployment and Marginalisation, 13-14 December 1999 Geneva

  4. In the twilight zone: Child workers in the hotel, tourism and catering industry

    24 June 1999

    Based on research conducted in resorts and cities which receive large numbers of foreign visitors.

  5. Employment-Intensive Infrastructure Programmes: Capacity building for contracting in the construction Sector

    01 January 1999

    Provides a set of guidelines for programmes which aim to integrate cost-effective employment-intensive approaches into infrastructure works while respecting basic labour standards and working conditions.

  6. Minimum wages and youth unemployment

    01 October 1998

    Employment and Training Papers No. 26 (Action Programme on Youth Unemployment)

  7. Child labour. Targeting the intolerable. Report 86 VI (1)

    25 June 1998

    International Labour Conference, 86th Session, 1998. Report VI, Part 1. Drawing on the experience of the ILO, including its International Programme for the Elimination of Child Labour, this report surveys international and national law and practice and points the way towards effective action through new international standards. Includes a list of ratifications by country of relevant ILO Conventions on minimum age and forced labour (as at 15 August 1996).

  8. Employment-intensive infrastructure programmes : labour policies and practices

    01 February 1998

    Based on studies and the experience of ILO technical cooperation projects. Includes recommendations for government ministries, and workers’ and employers’ organizations.

  9. Children and hazardous works in the Philippines

    11 February 1993

    Documenting the change in emphasis from intervention through legislation to direct action at the local level, this book draws particular attention to efforts to eliminate child prostitution and Muro-ami deep sea fishing.

  10. Child labour: Law practice (Conditions of work digest 1/91)

    19 September 1991

    Includes texts of the 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, and the ILO's Minimum Age Convention No. 138, Recommendation No. 146, 1973, and excerpts from other conventions and declarations.