Youth employment resources

  1. Workshop on "National employment policy for Cambodia with a focus on young women and men”

    This meeting will bring together some 100 senior representatives of the Government’s line ministries, employers’ and workers’ organisations as well as key stakeholders. Participants will include senior officials (director or deputy level) from the ministries of labour, industry, commerce, interior, information, rural development, planning, women’s affairs, agriculture and finance, NIS (National Institute of Statistics), CARD (Council for Agriculture and Rural Development), NSSF (National Social Security Fund); NAA (National AIDS Authority); SNCCL (Sub-National Committee on Child Labour), NEA (National Employment Agency, SNEC (Supreme National Economic Council), and senior members of CAMFEBA and Trade Unions, youth representatives including university students, development partners/UN agencies, including ADB and ILO, as well as representatives from the implementing. The objective of the workshop is (1) To discuss the findings of the background studies. (2) To discuss implications for the NEP of the recommendations made by the background studies in terms of: a. main components of the NEP; b. existing labour market institutions or new institutional/coordination arrangments (e.g the expanded role of the National Training Board, CARD) that can potentially address the recommendations made; and c. policy areas that need collaboration with other ministries or other institutions/organizations.

  2. MDG-Fund joint programme on alternatives to migration: Decent jobs for Filipino youth: Final project fact sheet

    05 December 2012

    Funded by the Government of Spain through the Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund (MDG-F), the joint programme on "Alternatives to Migration: Decent Jobs for Filipino Youth", more commonly known as the joint programme on Youth Employment and Migration (YEM) highlights the importance of making decent work accessible.

  3. APYouthNet Talk Show #13 - Youth employment in ageing socities

    03 December 2012

    This programme looks at the issue of youth employment in the context of ageing societies. The show's panelists are: Mr Marco Roncarati, Officer-in-Charge, Social Policy and Population Section, United Nations ESCAP; Mr Kazutoshi Chatani, Labour and Employment Researcher; and Mr Matthieu Cognac, ILO Youth Employment Specialist.

  4. Opening address at the Year-end reception on youth employment “Ugnayan para sa kabataan: An appreciation and recognition night”

    21 November 2012

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Year-end reception on youth employment “Ugnayan para sa kabataan: An appreciation and recognition night”, Makati City, Philippines, 21 November 2012

  5. Showcase of good practices: Entrepreneurship education at the secondary level in Antique and Masbate

    21 November 2012

    Antique is a province with a well-developed sense of culture and the arts characterized by the vibrant enthusiasm of its youth for music and other artistic pursuits.

  6. APYouthNet Talk Show #12 - Youth guarantees

    05 November 2012

    This programme looks at the concept of youth guarantees and how it could be applied to the Asia-Pacific region.

  7. Antique in the spotlight: Local economic development to create youth employment

    23 October 2012

    In the Philippines, a great number of young people cannot find work. According to the 2011 data from the National Statistics Office, almost half of unemployed were young workers aged 15-24 years.

  8. Implementing a labour market-responsive entrepreneurship training programme for the youth: A case study

    30 September 2012

    In a pilot scheme that sought to increase young people's access to decent work at the local level through entrepreneurship, programme implementers, trainers and the youth were able to learn significant insights to add to their store of life experiences.

  9. Briefing guide on understanding youth employment policy and action challenges: Philippines

    28 September 2012

    For the purpose of this document, who comprises the youth in the Philippines was described; the terms ‘youth unemployment’ and ‘underemployment’ defined; and current situation of youth unemployment at the local and global level discussed.

  10. APYouthNet Community Update #11, September 2012

    28 September 2012

    Provides an overview of the latest developments in the community and the world of youth employment in Asia-Pacific. This edition includes: the paper from the online discussion on "Apprenticeships in Asia-Pacific", a 'postcard' from Mongolia and new from the International Youth Day 2012.