Youth employment resources

  1. Winter Global Youth Forum 2023: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2023 agenda for sustainable development

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Winter 2023 edition of its Global Youth Forum – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  2. Four UN agencies are working together with the Royal Government in Cambodia to address youth employment challenges in Cambodia

    25 January 2023

    Cambodia has the fourth largest youth population in the South-East Asia region (UNDESA, 2020). According to the General Population Census of the Kingdom of Cambodia 2019, seventy per cent of young people aged 15-29 were economically active in 2019. Furthermore, young people aged 15-29 made up a major part of Cambodia’s working-age population (37 per cent). However, Cambodia’s youth face many challenges in the labour markets. The “Decent Employment for Youth in Cambodia” programme was initiated to address the challenges of youth employment in Cambodia and prepare young people for the future of work.

  3. Strengthening the youth entrepreneurship ecosystem in Cambodia

    12 January 2023

    Decent Employment for Youth in Cambodia programme phase 2 (DEY II) joined Cambodia’s Ecosystem Strengthening Conference (CAMESCO) to support entrepreneurship ecosystem development in Cambodia.

  4. E-Newsletters of the ILO CO-Jakarta: December 2022

    30 December 2022

  5. Trends, characteristics and COVID-19 impact on youth not in employment, education or training (NEET) in Thailand

    27 December 2022

    This report focuses on the NEET population between the ages of 15 to 24 in Thailand. The report examines the NEET characteristics, identifies the socio-economic and demographic indicators associated with NEET and analyses the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the NEET status.

  6. Everyone would be welcome at my shop

    02 December 2022

    'There should be no discrimination'. Thanakorn Suddai, a young Thai with hearing impairment, wants to open a barber shop and welcome everyone.

  7. I have got a chance to learn like everyone else

    02 December 2022

    Sakkarin Rinrum, a young Thai with hearing impairment, wants to pursue a career in hairdressing. Join us on International Day of Persons with Disabilities to promote youth employability and decent work for all.

  8. E-Newsletters of the ILO CO-Jakarta: November 2022

    29 November 2022

  9. Information note for the Winter Global Youth Forum 2023: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2023 agenda for sustainable development, 30 January - 10 February 2023

    15 November 2022

    Information note of the Winter 2023 edition of its Global Youth Forum – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which is organized by ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization.

  10. Youth not in employment, education or training in Asia and the Pacific: Trends and policy considerations

    07 November 2022

    This report, Youth not in employment, education or training in Asia and the Pacific: Trends and policy considerations, examines the pre-COVID-19 trends on youth NEET from 2010 to 2019 and the impact of the crisis. It concludes that far too many young people are not succeeding in their labour market transitions, young women particularly. As a region whose economic success hinges on maximizing employment outcomes, with production and services still largely labour intensive, promoting a smooth labour market transition for young people is critical.