Publications on youth employment

  1. Youth transitions and lifetime trajectory

    17 January 2020

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 253

  2. Summary Report of Research Products Developed within the SafeYouth@Work Project

    15 January 2020

    Building a Generation of safe and healthy workers

  3. The Youth Transition To Formality

    14 January 2020

  4. Promoting green jobs for youth through national employment policies and programmes

    17 December 2019

    This Technical Note elaborates on national employment policies as viable entry points to address the questions outlined, for the purpose of guiding policy makers and programme managers in designing effective strategies for green jobs for youth. The note attempts to link conceptual and policy frameworks with promotional measures on the ground. It considers relevant approaches, instruments, and examples of good practice, by using the employment policy framework as a compass.

  5. Promoting Youth Employment in Fragile Settings

    16 December 2019

    This technical note underscores the value of employment-based interventions in situations of fragility, for youth and the broader society. The note presents relevant policy frameworks, as well as operational approaches and tools applied in addressing the need of young women and men exposed to the consequences of conflicts and natural disasters. Drawing on ILO knowledge and country experiences, it offers insights for policy advice and programme making.

  6. A Systemic Approach to Creating More and Better Jobs

    10 December 2019

  7. The Future of Work: Trade Unions in Transformation

    29 November 2019

    It has become harder for trade unions in both developed and emerging countries to protect the rights of workers and working conditions, as shown not only in the reduction of unionization, but also the fall in the labour share of income in most countries.This issue of the Journal compiles the thoughts of leading academics on the topics that are shaping discussions on the future of work. The Journal aims to serve as a stepping stone for the labour movement in its own deliberations on how workers’organizations can react to the fundamental changes that are affecting the world of work, and that it will provide further reflections on the transformation of trade unions these changes might entail.

  8. Employment services that work for young people

    25 November 2019

  9. Final Report: Improving Livelihood Opportunities for Refugees and Local Youth in Indonesia

    31 October 2019

    In September 2018, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Labour Organization (ILO), in collaboration with national partners, launched a pilot project offering community-embedded, activity-based learning opportunities on entrepreneurship, business management and soft skills to refugee and local youth in Jakarta, Indonesia. This final report summarizes the knowledge captured from the ILO-UNHCR pilot programme in Jakarta, which employed an activity-based learning model with heavy emphasis on local community participation.

  10. Guide for Mainstreaming of Occupational Safety and Health in Vocational training programmes

    22 October 2019