Youth employment resources

  1. Understanding informality and expanding social security coverage in Lao People’s Democratic Republic: A quantitative study of the labour force and enterprise landscape

    31 March 2023

    This ILO Brief is part of a quantitative research of the labour force and enterprise landscape in Lao People’s Democratic Republic to better understand the nature of informality and design tailored social security policies. The research received financial support from the ILO/Korea Partnership Programme.

  2. Promoting Gender Responsive Enterprise Development and TVET Systems (ProGRESS)

    19 March 2023

    The ProGRESS Project is a joint initiative of the Government of Bangladesh and the International Labour Organization (ILO), funded by the Government of Canada.

  3. Radio talkshow - Turning Indonesian youth into a resilient generation

    08 March 2023

    The talkshow discusses how the fast-changing world of work such as technological advancement has urged young people to be adaptive and to equip themselves with skills needed, including digital skills.

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    Women bear brunt of Afghanistan job losses

    07 March 2023

    Female employment levels in Afghanistan have fallen steeply since the Taliban administration took over in 2021, according to new figures released by the ILO.

  5. E-Newsletters of the ILO CO-Jakarta: February 2023

    28 February 2023

  6. Young Futuremakers Thailand - Phase II: Project factsheet

    21 February 2023

    The Young Futuremakers Thailand-Phase II project is a part of the Futuremakers by Standard Chartered initiative and provides systemic and integrated support for disadvantaged young women and men, through the provision of demand-led technical skills training, employability training, career guidance and job placements.

  7. E-Newsletters of the ILO CO-Jakarta: January 2023

    30 January 2023

  8. 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).

  9. 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.

  10. Soft-launching guideline and training manual GEDSI

    24 January 2023

    This video presents the soft-launching event of a guideline and training manual “Mainstreaming Gender Equality, Disabilities and Social Inclusion (GEDSI) and Preventing and Handling of Sexual Violence in Vocational Education and Training Institutions”.