News, articles and events on youth employment
Youth employment and school-to-work transitions in Africa
This webinar will disseminate the conclusions of analytical briefs on Rwanda, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal and Uganda and a cross-country review on youth employment, school-to-work transition and the impact of COVID-19 on youth labour market outcomes in the African region.
ILO supports industry-led skills development for Indonesia’s maritime economy through the pilot development of Sectoral Skills Committees
31 May 2023
Through a programme funded by the UK government, the ILO has been promoting the involvement and engagement of industries through Sectoral Skills Committees to build competent, productive and competitive human capital in Indonesia’ ocean-based economy.
AU and ILO prepare a continental strategy to advance decent jobs for Africa’s youth
29 May 2023
The AU-ILO Youth Employment Strategy for Africa unveils a bold vision: a continent where all youth have access to productive and decent employment that empowers them to escape poverty and create a better future for themselves and their communities.
PROSPECTS Partnership joins efforts to increase employability and job opportunities in northern Lebanon
29 May 2023
A programme carried out by the ILO in collaboration with the UNHCR and implemented by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), has helped hundreds of Lebanese nationals and Syrian refugees to hone their skills and find jobs amid the country’s multi-level crisis.
Innovation challenge: Artificial intelligence and young people shall green the construction sector in Jordan
26 May 2023
The education partnership by the Jordanian National University College of Technology and Algebra Intelligence is one of the three winners of the ILO Just Energy Transition Innovation Challenge. The project aims to improve energy efficiency in buildings by training young people to use AI technology in smarter and better ways.
Digitalization for Circular Economy and Green Jobs for Youth
24 May 2023
The first nexus dialogue underscored the importance of collaboration, innovation, and policy coherence in realizing the full potential of digitalization as a catalyst for advancing the circular economy and creating green jobs for youth.
ILO supports polytechnics through international partnerships to develop an inclusive, competitive and sustainable Indonesian maritime workforce
23 May 2023
Through a programme funded by UK government, the ILO has been partnering with the Indonesian polytechnics, industry and international academic institutions to build competent, productive and competitive human capital in maritime sector.
G7: The job ahead
12 May 2023
In an article ahead of the G7 Summit, ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo says the G7’s support in overcoming the challenges of unequal labour markets will help to bring about action and investments in decent work for all – and help to drive shared economic growth.
Refugee and host community youth call for more than a ‘seat at the table’ at UN Youth Forum
11 May 2023
The ILO, UNHCR and UNICEF organized a side-event on the margins of the ECOSOC Youth Forum 2023 where refugee and host community youth advocated for a greater say in issues that affect them.
Global South circular economy could generate millions of job opportunities
09 May 2023
The use, re-use and recycling of products contributes to sustainable development and helps combat climate change.