Projects on youth employment

  1. Quality apprenticeship and lifelong learning in China

    16 March 2020 - 30 June 2021

    The Project aims to collaborate with the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, employers’ and workers’ organizations in China in developing more responsive skills development systems, adapted to labour market changes and technological development, in order to reduce job-skill mismatches highlighted in the labour market need analysis. It consists of three main components: research, capacity building and the adaptation of relevant ILO tools for apprenticeship and skills development.

  2. JEUN’ESS: Promotion of Social and Solidarity Economy and Creation of Decent Jobs for Tunisian Youth

    1 September 2019 - 31 August 2024

    The JEUN’ESS project aims to create decent jobs for young people in disadvantaged areas and support the transition to the formal economy through the promotion of the social and solidarity economy (SSE). The project proposes an approach based on the promotion and strengthening of collective entrepreneurship through SSE organizations and mechanisms.

  3. Support to Tunisian youth through social and solidarity entrepreneurship

    1 August 2019 - 31 January 2021

    The central objective of the project is to create decent jobs for young men and women in disadvantaged regions through the promotion of the social and solidarity economy (SSE) and its organizations.

  4. “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the Commonwealth of Independent States”

    1 March 2018 - 31 December 2022

    The technical cooperation project, financially supported by the PJSC LUKOIL and implemented by the ILO, seeks to improve the effectiveness of youth employment policies and programmes in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation and Uzbekistan to establish a framework for regional cooperation and knowledge sharing on youth employment.

  5. Cooperatives to Strengthen Youth Empowerment and Employment Readiness among Vulnerable, Marginalised and At-Risk Groups

    1 November 2017 - 31 December 2019

    Young people in Cambodia and the Lao People's Democratic Republic face specific challenges in accessing the labour market. For those in employment, many are in poor quality and low-paid jobs. The project aims to build institutional capacities to deliver innovative and value-added services with a special focus on employment readiness/foundational skills empowerment, and cooperative development for marginalized and at-risk youth.

  6. Promoting Decent Work in Plantation Sector in Sri Lanka

    1 July 2016 - 30 June 2018

    Promoting Decent Work in Tea Plantation Sector in Sri Lank is a two year project funded by the International Labour Organisation. Overall objective of the project is to “promote decent work opportunities and inclusive economic growth in the tea plantation sector in Sri Lanka”.

  7. Promotion of Organizations and Mechanisms of Social and Solidarity Economy (‘PROMESS’) in Tunisia

    1 June 2016 - 30 September 2020

    The main objective of this project is the creation of sustainable and decent jobs for young women and men in Tunisia through the promotion of organizations and mechanisms of the social and solidarity economy.

  8. OSH in Global Supply Chains

    1 March 2016 - 31 December 2017

    ILO-EU project to improve the knowledge base on safety and health in global supply chains to support G20 work on safer workplaces

  9. Professional integration of young people in Algeria through a stronger civil society

    17 January 2016 - 17 January 2018

    The A’AMAL project encourages collaboration among local actors, more specifically civil society, for the professional integration of young people in Algeria. The initiative is part of the Youth Employment Support Programme (‘PAJE’), co-financed by the Algerian Government and the European Union. Launched in 2012, PAJE aims to support the reforms and actions taken by the Algerian Government in the implementation of youth-centred policies.

  10. Taqeem Fund for Evaluation in Youth Employment

    18 February 2015 - 31 March 2018

    Taqeem is a regional initiative of the ILO that aims to improve labour market outcomes of young people in the Middle East and North Africa by strengthening results measurement and evidence-based policies and programmes.