News, articles and events on youth employment

May 2021

  1. Decent Jobs for Youth & Generation Unlimited Launch New Knowledge Facility, YouthForesight

    04 May 2021

    YouthForesight will serve as a one-stop shop providing curated publications, databases, tools and multimedia resources to support evidence-based action on young people’s education and skilling, employment, entrepreneurship, and engagement.

April 2021

  1. Pursuing passion in technology: The journey of a female tech entrepreneur

    22 April 2021

    A young Indonesian female engineer and tech entrepreneur, Fransiska Hadiwidjana, shares her inspiring journey to pursue her passion and to encourage more women to enter the digital world.

  2. Soft skills training to prepare youth entering the world of work

    21 April 2021

    Technology advancement and industrial change have substituted manual jobs with machine and digitalization, requiring humans to acquire new skills to survive in the world of work. While technical skills are still relevant, soft skills play a key role in defining success at work.

  3. Amaal Bani Awwad, National Project Coordinator at ILO Jordan

    21 April 2021

    COOP Champions features ILO colleagues from around the world working on cooperatives and other social and solidarity economy enterprises. It highlights their contributions, and shares highlights of their experiences, current work, and future aspirations.

  4. Strengthening employability of female youth in the STEM sector

    15 April 2021

    The ILO supports the greater participation of women in the digitalization. Three young women share their journeys to strengthening their employability and competitiveness for better future.

  5. COVID-19 recovery must be human-centred

    09 April 2021

    To be effective, we need a global response that is addresses poverty and inequalities, promotes social dialogue, strengthens the institutions of work and supports social justice, the ILO’s Director-General said.

  6. We need a just transition and a green recovery from COVID-19

    08 April 2021

    To be effective, pandemic recovery strategies must be as human-centred in their impact as the effects of the crisis itself have been, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder told the IMF Committee.

  7. Mentorship to encourage more female youth entering STEM sectors

    07 April 2021

    The ILO applies a mentorship in its training programme to encourage more female students entering and participating in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related sectors.

  8. Prospering and Thriving (SDG1 and SDG8)

  9. Side-Event: Climate Action for Decent Jobs for Youth

    A Decade of Action: Building a Resilient Recovery Side-event at the ECOSOC Youth Forum