The prolonged economic crisis has aggravated the youth labour market situation. Youth unemployment has continued to rise globally and is experiencing an upward trend in most regions, while developing countries also face major challenges regarding the quality of available work for young people.
Transitions to decent work are slow and difficult for young workers. In this context, the ILO has been calling for a multi-pronged approach to foster the growth of employment and the creation of decent jobs through a coherent set of economic, social and labour market policy measures which are gender-sensitive and respect the rights of young workers. The Centre’s training activities aim to enhance the capacity to analyse youth labour markets and conceive and evaluate youth employment policies and programmes.
Following a project cycle management approach, participants will first be taken through the successive stages of designing and implementing programmes to promote decent work and income earning opportunities for young men and women. Read More
03 October 2016 - 14 October 2016
Enrolment deadline: 03 October 2016
The main objective of the Academy is to enhance the capacity of decision-makers (notably Ministries of Labour and other relevant Government institutions and workers' and employers' organizations) to develop comprehensive strategies for tackling the multi-faceted dimensions of the youth employment challenge, with gender mainstreamed. Read More
The Centre welcomes Mr Ahmad Shah Salehi, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled of the Government of Afghanistan
at the launch of the Project to promote rural youth employment in Afghanistan through entrepreneurship education and vocational training Read More