News, articles and events on youth employment

August 2023

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    African youth face pressing challenges in the transition from school to work

    10 August 2023

    More than 72 million youth in Africa are not in education, employment or training – the majority of them young women. Tackling youth inactivity and gender inequalities is essential if countries are to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 8 on decent work for all by 2030.

  2. Skills training proved to be a transformative experience for Rozen

    09 August 2023

    The EU-funded Skills 21 project is making a real difference to the lives of young women and men in Bangladesh.

  3. Innovative HIV e-Learning benefits companies in strengthening HIV workplace programme

    08 August 2023

    The e-Learning platform for the Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS at the Workplace programme has benefited hundreds of companies. The platform is jointly developed by the ILO and its social partners to improve the existing Manpower Ministry’s Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) platform.

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    There cannot be decent work for all without decent work for youth

    08 August 2023

    Young people are our hope for a better future, but targeted policies are needed to address the disadvantages they face in the labour market.

  5. HIV self-testing at workplace can contribute to end the HIV epidemic

    04 August 2023

    Relevant stakeholders, facilitated by the ILO, share their experiences, lessons learnt and challenges in the implementation of HIV self-testing at workplace in Indonesia.

  6. Launched, a series of HIV innovative interventions at workplace in Indonesia

    01 August 2023

    The ILO and its social partners join forces to develop and implement a series of HIV innovative interventions to support Indonesia achieving the triple 95s goals and strengthening its HIV/AIDS national programme.

July 2023

  1. Promoting decent jobs and social justice for youth during two-week Academy in Turin

    27 July 2023

    More than 100 participants from around the globe came together in Turin for the first in-person Youth Employment Academy since the COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. ILO Director-general presentation on the Antalya G20 Youth Goal

    21 July 2023

    Findings of the ILO and OECD report on progress in 2022 towards achieving the Antalya target, to reduce the share of young people who are most at risk of being permanently left behind by 15 per cent by 2025.

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    Youth skills: Tackling challenges and seizing opportunities for a brighter future of work

    13 July 2023

    Leveraging the ILO’s microdata, an analysis of global labour market and occupational trends highlights strategies to strengthen skills development and boost the competitiveness, agility, and resilience of youth.

  4. ILO and Rwanda partner up to boost decent jobs for youth in the digital economy

    12 July 2023

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) announces a new development cooperation project, designed to promote employment for Rwanda's youth.