Youth employment resources

  1. EU and UN Partner to Support Kiribati, Tuvalu and Nauru on Labour Migration Research

    27 May 2015

    Representatives from Kiribati, Nauru and Tuvalu are gaining the skills needed to tap into decent foreign employment opportunities at a workshop on Foreign Employment Research and Promotion which opened in Suva today. The three-day workshop is funded by the European Union through the Pacific Climate Change and Migration (PCCM) project.

  2. International Labour Organization launches National Action Plan to address youth employment issues in Samoa

    10 March 2015

    Samoa's first national plan aimed at improving issues with youth employment in the country has been launched by the ILO.

  3. Dialogue with Trade Unions on Quality Apprenticeships

    Trade unions play a key role in the design and implementation of apprenticeships in countries with successful apprenticeships. Their involvement is crucial in safeguarding decent working/training conditions of apprentices.

  4. Workshop on Quality Apprenticeships and Youth Employment

    Escaping the middle-income trap by investment in skills development is one of Indonesia's most eminent policy challenges. Skills development is featured in the national five year development plan (RPJMN 2015-19) and an integral component of the current Decent Work Country Programme.

  5. Kiribati Develops a draft action plan to eliminate the worst forms of Child Labour

    26 February 2015

    This technical support by the ILO is part of the ILO’s Pacific sub-regional project on child labour and trafficking that is built on experiences of the TACKLE (Tackling child labour through education) project funded by the European Union.

  6. “Spotlight” – Special Youth Employment Edition

    11 February 2015

    This special Youth Employmentedition of Spotlight contains stories of how some young people in Asia Pacific have faced the youth employment crisis, and built promising futures for themselves through their own talents and determination.

  7. Thirteenth Sapru House Lecture by Mr. Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary General

    12 January 2015

  8. Support to Implement Youth Employment Policies and Coordinating for Youth Employment in Sri Lanka

    01 January 2015

  9. APYouthNet Talk Show #38 - Guy Ryder, “The crisis is definitely not over.”

    12 December 2014

    Youth guarantees, entrepreneurship and apprenticeships are tools to getting over 74 million youth back to work, said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder during the talkshow organized in the context of the activities of the Asia and Pacific Youth Network of the ILO (APYouthNet). Guy Ryder also explained the reasons why the political commitment of several countries has not yet translated into concrete results.

  10. APYouthNet Talk Show #37 - Connecting professionals online in Viet Nam

    31 October 2014

    Thanh Nguyen founded Anphabe, the Vietnamese version of LinkedIn, connecting millions of professionals online. She offers advice to young job seekers and shares her views on how the opening of the ASEAN Economic Community in 2015 may impact the Vietnamese labour market.