News, articles and events on youth employment
Visit of the Japanese Ambassador to JSB project Area, Mayo Suburb, Khartoum, Sudan
21 December 2022
The ILO in Sudan completes road, water and sanitation rehabilitation project
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan Commits to Decent Jobs for Youth
16 December 2022
New EU-ILO partnership to improve occupational safety and health in the Mediterranean region, notably through strengthened labour inspectorates
30 November 2022
The project will benefit workers in vulnerable conditions, such as women and young workers, with a focus on the agricultural sector in Maghreb (Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia)
ILO Constituents Re-affirm the Importance of Social Dialogue as a path towards formalization and Decent Work for Youth in the Middle East and North Africa region
29 November 2022
The ILO Constituents agreed to a framework for action in the region on the 2nd day of the first regional meeting of the Social Dialogue for Formalization and Employability in the Southern Neighbourhood Region (SOLIFEM) Project, which took place in Algiers, in collaboration with the Algerian Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security. SOLIFEM is co-financed by the European Union and the ILO.
Jobs in Asia and the Pacific record modest recovery while future growth prospects remain challenging
28 November 2022
Region’s labour market yet to get back on pre-crisis track while clear need exists to drive decent work in sectors employing the majority of workers.
Twenty-one trainers complete My. Coop training of trainer’s programme on managing Palestinian agricultural cooperatives
25 November 2022
In the framework of the project on “Cooperative Support Programme CSP-OPT” the ILO organized a Training of Trainers on the My.Coop training package on management of agricultural cooperatives.
Youth Agri Market: a launching platform for entrepreneurs in Lebanon
20 November 2022
Amid Lebanon’s multifaceted economic crisis, a joint collaboration between the ILO and UNICEF helped youth in the country achieve their entrepreneurial aspirations
First Global Careers Month kicks off on 8 November
The first Global Careers Month is being launched in November. Organized jointly by the Inter-Agency Career Guidance Working Group, the initiative aims to shine a spotlight on the importance of career guidance in helping individuals access decent work, careers, and the support they need to plan and develop their careers. The event runs from 8 November to 13 December.
Youth initiatives win IsDB-ILO prizes for innovative ideas on green jobs and skills
13 November 2022
The winners, who received their prizes at the COP27 UN Climate Change Conference, had responded to a joint IsDB-ILO Challenge Call aiming to build skills required for green jobs and promote youth participation in a just transition to a green economy.
G20: IsDB and ILO pledge to pool resources to support mutual Member States
13 November 2022
Strengthened joint work will focus on skills development and youth employment, as well as women’s economic empowerment, a just transition to a green economy, decent work in fragile contexts, and the growing synthesis between employment, trade and investment.