News, articles and events

  1. ILO 100 on skills development

    Sensitizing journalists on quality apprenticeship

    13 March 2019

    To better engage journalists and media organizations on issues related to quality apprenticeship, the ILO organized a two-day media training that would be followed by a media fellowship programme.

  2. Event

    Media Training and Media Fellowship on Promoting Quality Apprenticeship

    9 - 10 March 2019

    Skills mismatch and school to work transition is considered to be the main challenge and there is huge commitment from the Government of Indonesia to address this issue through apprenticeship.

  3. News

    Apprenticeship scheme offers Jordanian and Syrian women chance to sell to IKEA

    08 November 2018

    A new ILO-supported sewing and embroidery apprenticeship programme in Jordan aims to boost employment and livelihood opportunities for vulnerable Jordanian and Syrian women.

  4. Our impact, their voices

    From young informal worker to qualified hotel employee

    19 September 2018

    ILO’s support for quality apprenticeships is making decent work a reality for young people in Tanzania. Now, as part of the search for more solutions to Africa’s youth employment challenge, the global initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth is calling for research ideas.

  5. World Youth Skills Day

    Quality Apprenticeships: Life-changing experiences

    13 July 2018

    An ILO apprenticeship programme for young people in Tanzania is teaching skills that are leading them to decent jobs.

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    Youth skills

    The apprenticeship innovation challenge

    04 July 2018

    In a speech at the International Conference on Innovations in Apprenticeships, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, outlines how new types of apprenticeships are needed to tackle the youth skills gap.

  7. Event

    International Conference on Innovations in Apprenticeships: A skilled workforce for the Future

    4 - 5 July 2018

  8. Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

    Innovations for Decent Jobs for Youth

    2 - 3 May 2018

    The event provides a platform for governments, social partners, youth and civil society, private sector, foundations, UN entities and beyond to explore collaboration on innovations that work for decent jobs for youth under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  9. News

    The ILO and the JPMorgan Chase Foundation together to promote quality apprenticeships

    16 October 2017

  10. Our impact, their voices

    Young entrepreneurs in Tanzania: Where are they now?

    12 April 2017

    The ILO Kazi Nje Nje BDS apprenticeship programme for young people created 51,489 new businesses and 28,834 jobs in sectors including retail, services, manufacturing and agriculture.