Responding to the Call for Action on the youth employment crisis through partnerships and strategic alliances
On the occasion of the 2013 Substantive Session of the UN Economic and Social Council, a side event has been organized to discuss the role of partnerships in the implementation of the Call for Action on youth employment crisis, present recently established partnerships targeting youth employment at national and regional level.
03 July 2013
Guy Ryder tells Caribbean Labour ministers that it is time to act to save a “lost generation” of young people.
UN Secretary-General talks about green entrepreneurship opportunities for young people around the world
27 June 2013
"Entrepreneurship is about innovating, breaking down barriers, taking risks and showing that new business models can tackle longstanding problems."
14 June 2013
Ahead of the European Council meeting, European Council President, Herman Van Rompuy, addresses the International Labour Conference and says that the ILO has a key role to play in helping to address the challenges that Europe faces.
ILO Skills for Youth Employment and Rural Development Programme and the UNDAF (Zimbabwe) on a Joint mission
Recently, an ILO mission comprising various stakeholders went to witness the launch and the handover of equipment and toolkits for youth skills and employment creation projects in Mutare by the Skills for Youth Employment and Rural Development programme.
24 May 2013
A new interactive on-line platform aims to engage young people and find solutions to the youth employment crisis.
08 May 2013
School-to-work transition surveys of developing countries show that youth are far more likely to land low quality jobs in the informal economy than jobs paying decent wages and offering benefits. Access to education and training remains a major stumbling block.
08 May 2013
A new ILO report says the long-term impact of the youth employment crisis could be felt for decades, creating a generation at risk of suffering decent work deficits throughout their lives.
03 May 2013
08 April 2013
Austerity measures have not addressed the root causes of the crisis nor have they brought down unemployment, according to a snapshot of EU countries based on an upcoming ILO report on the state of global labour markets.