Youth employment resources

  1. APYouthNet Talk Show #17 - Young people and HIV/AIDS in the workplace, part 2

    02 April 2013

    Part 2 of a 2 part series on young people & HIV/AIDS in the workplace looks at how the UN, policy makers, workers' organisations and employers' organisations can help young people living with or at risk of infection from HIV/AIDS.

  2. APYouthNet Talk Show #16 - Young people and HIV/AIDS in the workplace, part 1

    24 March 2013

    Part 1 of a 2 part series on young people & HIV/AIDS in the work place looks at how young people living with HIV/AIDS or at risk of infection can empower themselves in the world of work.

  3. Guy Ryder and the prospects of youth guarantees on euronews

    19 February 2013

    Guy Ryder, Director-General of the ILO, talks with Fariba Mavaddat of euronews, and recommends youth guarantees as a targeted approach to generate decent work and skills development for young people.

  4. APYouthNet Talk Show #15 - ILO youth employment focal points in Asia-Pacific

    07 February 2013

    The ILO's focal points for youth employment in the Asia-Pacific look at the rising youth unemployment globally and how the ILO can respond to the challenges across this region.

  5. Entrepreneurship training programme for the disadvantaged youth

    28 January 2013

    The entrepreneurship training programme for the disadvantaged youth aims to promote entrepreneurship as a career option, a priority to address youth employment challenge.

  6. Capacity building programme on local economic development to promote youth employment

    28 January 2013

    The capacity building programme on local economic development (LED) aims to enhance capacities of local government units on youth-oriented economic and employment strategies.

  7. Alternatives to work migration: Promoting employment opportunities for youth in their home provinces

    28 January 2013

    The Spanish-funded MDG Joint Programme on Alternatives to Migration: Decent Jobs for Filipino Youth is a three-year programme designed to help youth like Junrey find decent employment at the local level.

  8. APYouthNet Talk Show #14 - Green growth and green jobs for youth

    02 January 2013

    A talk show on Green Jobs for Youth was hosted by the ILO Green Jobs and Youth Employment programmes in cooperation with Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, Bangkok on 13 December 2012. The talk show was organized in the context of the Expert Group Meeting on Green Growth, Green Jobs for Youth took place in Bangkok on 12-13 December that jointly organized by UNDESA, ESCAP, ILO and UNEP.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.