Youth employment resources

  1. APYouthNet Talk Show #27 - Evan Davis, Silicon roundabout

    04 January 2014

    Evan Davis, presenter of BBC's Radio 4 Today programme, 'The Bottom Line'; host of BBC Two business reality show 'Dragon's Den', and author of 'Made in Britain: How the Nation Earns its Living', shares his well-illustrated views on youth entrepreneurship and employment. Before 'Dragon's Den', did he dream of becoming an entrepreneur? Find out in this episode of the APYouthnet Talk Show!

  2. Good careers come from young people’s own interest and aptitude: ILO

    28 December 2013

    Skills mismatch on Viet Nam’s youth labour markets has become a persistent trend whereas over-education and over-skilling coexist with under-education and under-skilling. More than 400 young people and 100 parents from the rural suburbs of Hanoi participated in a city’s Youth Career Fair organized by the ILO on 28 December in seeking for appropriate career orientation.

  3. Address at the ILO/Ministry of Labour & Employment (MOLE)/ILO: Launch of Decent Work Country Programme (2013-17)

    17 December 2013

    By Ms Tine Staermose, Director, ILO DWT for South Asia and Country Office for India at the ILO/MOLE Launch of Decent Work Country Programme (2013-17), New Delhi, India, 17 December 2013

  4. ILO: Youth employment is a major challenge for young people in the Pacific

    07 December 2013

    ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Mr Yoshiteru Uramoto highlighted that youth employment is a major challenge, faced by young people in the Pacific, when he addressed the 3rd Meeting of the Pacific Youth & Sports Ministers, in Noumea, New Caledonia on 7 December 2013.

  5. Sports and youth employment

    29 November 2013

    In the Pacific region, sport plays a very important role in life. Youth unemployment is also rampant. Linking sports to youth employment could bring about positive results as young peoples’ skills in sports can be useful at work.

  6. APYouthNet Talk Show #26 - Ratchanok Intanon, Badminton world champion

    20 November 2013

    The youngest ever badminton world champion, Ratchanok Intanon (Nong May), talks to APYouthNet about her humble beginnings and how sport can help young people in achieving their dreams.

  7. APYouthNet Talk Show #25 - Jim Rogers, on investing in youth

    29 October 2013

    Legendary Wall Street investor Jim Rogers shares his thoughts on investing in youth employment.

  8. Training of trainers on occupational safety and health inspection tools in quarrying and processing enterprises

    Participants from five target provinces will be trained on occupational safety and health in quarrying, one of the deadliest industries in Viet Nam

  9. Analysis of youth employment policy and dissemination through global database and publications (component for Asia and the Pacific)

    01 October 2013

    The ILO Youth Employment Programme launched this project to review youth employment policies in 10 countries in Asia and the Pacific and conduct in-depth analyses in three selected countries.

  10. APYouthNet Talk Show #24 - Lifelong learning and youth career development

    19 September 2013

    Youth employment is increasingly competitive, while education is increasingly expensive. Life-long learning can boost skills and competencies outside of formal educational settings, and remain compatible with employment. Takashi Fujimoto, the founder of Street Academy, joins the talk show to share his experiences of launching an online, life-long learning initiative.