News, articles and events on youth employment

November 2022

  1. G20: IsDB and ILO pledge to pool resources to support mutual Member States

    13 November 2022

    Strengthened joint work will focus on skills development and youth employment, as well as women’s economic empowerment, a just transition to a green economy, decent work in fragile contexts, and the growing synthesis between employment, trade and investment.

  2. High-level meeting on “Social Dialogue With and For Youth”

    This high-level meeting for invited participants aims to trigger discussion and debate on the issue of social dialogue with and for youth.

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    Towards Indonesia’s maritime industry free from discrimination and harassment

    09 November 2022

    The ILO organizes a series of training programmes on violence, harassment and discrimination at work, focusing on mainstream anti-discrimination and anti-harassment measures in the workplace, particularly in the maritime industry.

  4. COP27: ILO events streamed from the Just Transition Pavilion

    Keeping the social dimension of climate change at the forefront of discussions is the focus of events being organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) at the up-coming UN Climate Change Conference (COP27). Together with the European Commission, the ILO hosts the first ever Just Transition Pavilion, a convening space for events, meetings and knowledge sharing around just transition and climate action in cooperation with the UNFCCC, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and International Organisation of Employers (IOE). You can watch live -or replay- all events held in the Pavilion on this page.

October 2022

  1. Equipping forcibly displaced youth in settlements in East Africa with skills to be changemakers

    20 October 2022

    A group of 60 young people from forcibly displaced and host communities in Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, South Sudan and Uganda are benefitting from a collaboration between the ILO, UNHCR and UNICEF, enabling them to find solutions improving access of youth to skills and employment.

  2. ILO and UNICEF support youth to prepare for work through Job Search Clubs in Jordan

    19 October 2022

    More than 400 youth participate in intensive training in 20 locations across Jordan.

  3. No workers immune from violence and harassment, actions needed at company level

    19 October 2022

    The ILO in collaboration with the Never Okay Project are launching findings of a workers’ survey on violence and harassment at work. The ILO releases its latest report on violence and harassment at work, highlighting the urgency of reporting and handling mechanism at work and the ratification of ILO Convention No. 190.

  4. Youth Network Committee to shape activities for the host and refugee youth in Ethiopia

    13 October 2022

    The committee will provide strategic direction and guide implementation of the meaningful youth engagement programme of the ILO, UNHCR and UNICEF focusing on skills and socio-economic development of the youth in Ethiopia.

  5. It is time to break the silence against violence and harassment at work in Indonesia

    10 October 2022

    Representatives of businesses and workers agree, during the ILO’s interactive discussion, that it is time for all parties to take violence and harassment at work as a serious matter and there is an urgent need for a reporting mechanism and case handling at enterprise level.

September 2022

  1. Indonesian workers are still vulnerable to violence and harassment at work

    27 September 2022

    The ILO in collaboration with the Never Okay Project are launching findings of a workers’ survey on violence and harassment at work. The survey is part of the effort to create a world of work, free from all types of violence and harassment in Indonesia.