Academy on Youth Employment

Academy on Youth Employment

Academy on Youth Employment

12–23 October 2020
The course is available in English, Français

The main objective of the Academy is to enhance the capacity of decision-makers (mainly ministries of labour, other relevant government institutions and workers' and employers' organizations) to develop comprehensive strategies to tackle the multifaceted dimensions of the youth employment challenge, also taking gender into account. The Academy will be based on the Resolution "The youth employment crisis: A Call for Action" adopted by the International Labour Conference in June 2012 and The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, reiterating the internationally agreed goal of full and productive employment and decent work for all, including young people.

Introduction to the course

The main objective of the Academy is to enhance the capacity of decision-makers (mainly ministries of labour, other relevant government institutions and workers' and employers' organizations) to develop comprehensive strategies to tackle the multifaceted dimensions of the youth employment challenge, also taking gender into account. The Academy will be based on the Resolution "The youth employment crisis: A Call for Action" adopted by the International Labour Conference in June 2012 and The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, reiterating the internationally agreed goal of full and productive employment and decent work for all, including young people.

Who attends this course?

With the aim of promoting an integrated and well-coordinated approach to youth employment, the Academy will bring together the national actors concerned: government officials, representatives of workers' and employers' organizations, youth leaders, cooperation agencies and other relevant stakeholders, international and regional organizations, practitioners, and ILO staff active in the promotion of decent work for youth. Gender balanced participation is desirable.

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