The contents of the Academy are designed following the guiding principles of the ILO Call for Action on youth employment which promotes a multi-pronged, comprehensive and balanced approach combining economic policies; education, training and skills programmes; labour market policies and institutions; entrepreneurship and self-employment; and rights at work for young people.

The Academy will combine plenary sessions and elective courses.

Plenary sessions will cover core contents as:

  • Global youth employment trends;
  • Youth Employment Policy Development Process;
  • Challenges of implementation of Youth Employment policies: coordination and financing mechanisms;
  • Monitoring and evaluation of youth employment programmes.

The preliminary list of electives includes:

  • Active labour market policies;
  • Skills development: education and training;
  • Youth rights at work;
  • Gender mainstreaming in youth employment policies;
  • Youth entrepreneurship and self-employment;
  • Youth transition to formality;
  • Green jobs & youth; and
  • Rural youth employment.

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