Youth employment resources

  1. APYouthNet Community Update #16, August 2013

    30 August 2013

    Provides an overview of the latest developments in the community and in youth employment in Asia-Pacific. This edition includes: a review of events organized for International Youth Day 2013; a postcard from ILO Vietnam's Rural Youth Employment Program; and, an introduction to APYouthnet's new online chat function. news, events and resources from our community and the Green Jobs-AP portal.

  2. APYouthNet Talk Show #23 - Sri Lanka's approach to youth employment

    30 August 2013

    40 per cent of Sri Lankans under the age of 25. 86 per cent of Sri Lankans live in rural areas. The country's 26 years of civil war ended in 2009. How can the government ensure that there are fair and sustainable opportunities for the country's young people? Nilanthi Sugathadasa of the Ministry of Youth and Skills Development joins the show to discuss this.

  3. Workshop on gender-specific aspects of the revised Labour Code and Trade Union Law

    The new Labour Code and the Trade Union Law have some important changes that promote and protect women in the workplace.

  4. Public-private dialogue focusing on tourism labour force

    The public – private dialogue on Quang Nam Province labour force will be organised by the provincial Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs with support from the SIT/ILO project. Through the dialogue, relevant provincial government agencies will learn about the difficulties and obstacles in labour and employment that tourism businesses and vocational training facilities are faced with, and will work to find suitable policy solutions to support them.

  5. Workshop to enhance collaboration and quality of tourism employment

    Workshop on Training cooperation between business vocational schools and tourism entreprises focuses on developing solutions to increase collaboration and improve training quality and employment opportunities.

  6. Career Orientation Day " Quang Nam - Da Nang students and tourism"

    Up to 1,000 tourism and foreign language students in Quang Nam and Da Nang provinces will take part in the first ever tourism job fair in Hoai River square of Hoi An City. Titled Quang - Da Students and Tourism, the fair is supported by the Quang Nam Province’s Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism, Hoi An People’s Committee, and is directly organised by Quang Nam’s Tourism Association with the support of the SIT project/ ILO and Labour Newspaper.

  7. APYouthNet Talk Show #22 - UN Secretary General's envoy on youth

    06 August 2013

    To mark International Youth Day 2013, Ahmad Alhendawi, the UN Secretary General's Envoy on Youth discusses how he is coordinating the UN's efforts in youth issues and to share his advice to young people worldwide.

  8. APYouthNet Talk Show #21 - Multinational enterprises and youth employment

    02 July 2013

    Can multinational enterprises operating in developing countries be a force for good? Find out on the latest APYouthNet Talk Show with H&M's Manager for Social Sustainability.

  9. APYouthNet Community Update #15, June 2013

    28 June 2013

    Provides an overview of the latest developments in the community and in youth employment in Asia-Pacific. This edition includes: detailed information on how young people gain enter entrepreneurship with a helping hand from the ILO's Know About Business course, as well as what to look forward to in the future APYouthNet Talk Shows.

  10. ILO Director-General visits India

    16 May 2013

    The Director-General of the International Labour Organization, Mr Guy Ryder, will visit India from 18 to 19 May 2013. This will be Mr Ryder’s first visit to India since he was elected on 1 October 2012.