News, articles and events on youth employment

November 2023

  1. © ILO 2024

    The dynamics of youth employment and its supporting policy framework

    Tagging to the forthcoming 20th anniversary edition of the ILO Global Employment Trends for Youth 2024, the 1st Youth Employment Research Forum will bring together researchers from across the globe, who are advancing the frontiers of knowledge on youth employment and contributing to the evidence base.

  2. ILO COOP contributes to the 10th edition of Collaborate for Social Impact

    10 November 2023

    C4SI, the flagship program of Just Innovate, brings together Graduate students from diverse disciplines across Geneva to collaborate and co-create through experiential learning methods. ILO Cooperatives Unit was a challenge setter at the 2023 edition.

October 2023

  1. Resilience in Action: A Mother of Three Thrives with ILO's Assistance

    30 October 2023

    "I am so grateful to the ILO and Live Addis's support, which immensely helped me establish my own business. I never imagined I would have the chance for such an opportunity in my country."

  2. Indonesia launches its HIV/AIDS National Action Plan to accelerate the achievement of Ending AIDS by 2030

    27 October 2023

    The ILO supports the Ministry of Manpower developing the National Action Plan on Preventing and Handling HIV/AIDS at Workplace 2024-2028 as a guideline for synergising actions in preventing and handling HIV/AIDS at workplaces in 27 districts and cities nationwide.

  3. Equipping youth in tourism and hospitality sector with entrepreneurship skills in Timor-Leste

    11 October 2023

    ILO project equips youth in the TVET schools with entrepreneurship and work readiness skills in the tourism and hospitality sector through pilot session using ILO’s Activity-Based Learning tools.

  4. Launched, the latest report on labour market policies for youth in Timor-Leste

    09 October 2023

    The ILO study addresses a major information gap regarding the offer of labour market programmes in Timor-Leste, particularly those specifically targeting youth.

  5. Polibatam exhibits good practices in creating a safe, inclusive and fair campus environment

    07 October 2023

    The commitment of the Batam State Polytechnic (Polibatam), with support from the ILO, to establish a safe, inclusive and fair campus environment has been recognized by the Indonesian government. Polibatam has been invited to demonstrate its good practices in a three-day event.

  6. © Gabriella Csapo/ Canva 2024

    Youth Employment Research Forum: The dynamics of youth employment and its supporting policy framework

    02 October 2023

    The ILO, IDRC and INCLUDE invite researchers to submit proposals to present innovative research papers relevant to the future of youth employment. The deadline for submission is Friday, 27 October 2023.

September 2023

  1. Lebanon’s green thumb: ILO trains workers from rural communities in landscaping activities across local agricultural schools

    20 September 2023

    The landscaping and garden maintenance competency-based training aims to build capacity and develop the skills of hundreds of trainees in the agricultural sector, eventually connecting them with in-demand jobs on the market.

  2. Empowering youth in Kenya with market-driven digital skills

    19 September 2023

    The ILO and Learning Lions are bridging the digital divide in remote areas by providing comprehensive digital skills training, mentorship and job opportunities to young people. This innovative programme is transforming the lives of vulnerable communities, including refugees, and paving the way for an inclusive digital economy in Kenya.