Youth employment resources

  1. Youth and apprenticeship

    29 July 2022

    This one-minute video shares benefits gained by the apprentices from their industry-based apprenticeship programmes in various sectoral industries.

  2. The ILO supports the young generation in China for a brighter future

    25 July 2022

  3. Transforming youth skills for the future: YouTuber

    17 July 2022

    Equipping youth with skills is key to promote productive employment and decent work in Asia-Pacific. Check out the ILO's work with the Futuremakers Initiative by Standard Chartered Foundation in Thailand.

  4. ILO co-convenes dialogue on youth entrepreneurship ecosystem in Asia and the Pacific in collaboration with UNDP, Commonwealth Secretariat, Islamic Development Bank and UNESCAP

    15 July 2022

    The first workshop was held to discuss creating a Strategic Intelligence Hub for Youth Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Asia and the Pacific.

  5. Blended Vocational Training in BLK in Indonesia: Curriculum standardization, Instructors’ competencies, and Implementation of training programmes

    The Ministry of Manpower and the ILO Jakarta Office – through INSIGHT II project funded by the Government of Japan and UNIQLO project funded by Fast Retailing, Co., Ltd. – collaborate in the development of blended vocational skills training in BLKs for the almost three years now.

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    Young Futuremakers Malaysia - Promoting the career progression of young women through up/reskilling in STEM, including digital skills, and employment services

    01 July 2022

    The Young Futuremakers Malaysia project is part of the Futuremakers by Standard Chartered initiative and aims at: (i) providing up/reskilling training opportunities, especially for young women, with a focus on industry demand-driven tech-oriented STEM and core skills towards their career advancement; and (ii) supporting TVET graduates’ labour market transition through awareness raising on up/reskilling and career opportunities as well as strengthened post-training employment services.

  7. The 2nd Project Advisory Committee meeting for the Young Futuremakers Thailand-Promoting Youth Employability Project 2021-2022

    The Second Project Advisory Committee meeting of the Young Futuremakers Thailand-Promoting Youth Employability Project was organized by the ILO at the United Nations Conference Centre on the 21st February 2022. The project is financially supported by the Standard Chartered Foundation under its Futuremakers by Standard Chartered initiative.

  8. Skills and Future of Work Partner Forum: National Structured Funding Dialogue

    17 February 2022

    To seek support and engagement from stakeholders to achieve its skills and lifelong learning vision, the International Labour Organization (ILO), in partnership with the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MLVT), held a hybrid half-day Skills and Future of Work Partner Forum, at 2.00-5.30 p.m., on 17 February 2022 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

  9. Annual Review of Thailand Decent Work Country Programme 2019 – 2021 on 15 – 16 December 2021

    The ILO’s tripartite constituents announced its consensus in extending the end date of the Thailand Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) 2019 – 2021 to end in December 2022 to be in line with national development plants, particularly the 12th National Economic and Social Development Plan (NESDP) for 2017-2021 (2022) and the United Nations Partnership Framework (UNPAF) 2017 – 2021 (2022). The participants discussed and reviewed the resulted achieved under the programme in 2021 with great success. They also discussed workplan for 2022 and suggested significant outcomes for the next Decent Work Country Programme.

  10. Podcast - Productive a la Worker Living with HIV (PLWHIV)

    10 December 2021

    There is still a lot of misinformation about HIV/AIDS, even though people with HIV can actually stay active and carry out activities like healthy people in general. Unfortunately, the lack of knowledge about HIV/AIDS eventually causes stigma and discrimination for people living with HIV (PLHIV).