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25 June 2018 - 06 July 2018

Academy on Youth Employment

25 June 2018 - 06 July 2018

Academy on Youth Employment

Academy on Youth Employment

Course Information

25 June 2018 - 06 July 2018

English - French

Turin Centre

Code: A9011276

English French

Deadline: 15 May 2018

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The main objective of the Academy is to enhance the capacity of decision makers (mainly Ministries of Labour and other relevant government institutions and workers' and employers' organizations) to develop comprehensive strategies to tackle the multifaceted dimensions of the youth employment challenge, with gender mainstreaming.

Description

Description

The main objective of the Academy is to enhance the capacity of decision makers (mainly Ministries of Labour and other relevant government institutions and workers' and employers' organizations) to develop comprehensive strategies to tackle the multifaceted dimensions of the youth employment challenge, with gender mainstreaming.

Background

Background

Over the past decade, worsening youth employment prospects made the creation of more and better jobs for young people a key priority worldwide. Overcoming youth employment challenges is fundamental to the development of wealthier economies, fairer societies and stronger democracies. 

In this context, The Academy on Youth Employment, jointly organised by the Youth Employment Programme and the International Training Centre of the ILO, is part of a larger ILO response to an increasing demand from its constituents for support services to facilitate youth transitions to decent work.

The Academy will draw on ILO’s extensive experience accumulated through decades of research, capacity building and policy advisory services on youth employment.

The Academy will go along 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.

Objectives

Objectives

The Academy on Youth Employment is intended to support national capacity to develop, implement and review youth employment strategies and programmes.

More specifically, the Academy aims to:

  • Foster better understanding of labour market concepts for rigorous diagnosis of youth employment challenges;
  • Identify viable entry points for mainstreaming youth employment into national employment policies and development frameworks;
  • Provide guidelines for the development of operational plans and programmes on youth employment;
  • Enhance knowledge on what works for youth employment in different contexts, spanning over a range of demand-side and supply-side measures; and
  • Delve into available methods and tools for monitoring and evaluation of youth employment interventions.

The Academy is also intended to stimulate networking and collaboration among participants and their respective institutions and organizations.

Structure and content

Structure and content

The Academy is designed as a hands-on, consistent sequence of plenary sessions and elective courses touching upon various youth-employment-related subjects and covering contextual, analytical, and practical issues.

The Academy will combine plenary sessions and elective courses.

Plenary sessions will centre on:

  • Global youth employment trends and policy implications;
  • Promoting rights at work for young people;
  • The gender dimension of youth employment and prospects;
  • The youth employment policy cycle;
  • Youth and the future of work;
  • Partnering for youth employment;
  • More and better jobs for young women and men.


Each participant will also be able to select and attend four of the following elective courses::

  • Economic policies for youth employment;
  • Active labour market policies;
  • Skills development and employability;
  • Youth entrepreneurship;
  • Rural youth employment;
  • Youth transition to formality;
  • Youth employment in fragile settings;
  • Green jobs for youth.

Methodology

Methodology

In line with the Turin Learning Approach implemented by the ITCILO, the course will be highly participatory and will allow for discussion and exploration of the perspectives of the ILO, social partners and other development actors. The methodology will be based on a combination of individual presentations by recognized subject-matter specialists, panel discussions, and group work exercises. Participants are invited to bring along all documents that they feel are worth sharing on the occasion of the event. 

Target audience

Target audience

With the aim of promoting an integrated and well-coordinated approach to youth employment, the Academy will bring together the concerned national actors from Government, workers’ and employers’ organizations, young leaders, cooperation agencies and other relevant stakeholders, international and regional organizations, practitioners, and ILO staff active in the promotion of decent work for youth. A gender-balanced participation is pursued.

Language requirements

Language requirements

The Academy will be conducted in English and French with simultaneous interpretation in both languages. 

Costs of participation

Costs of participation

The course is fee-paying. The total participation cost of Euro 3,680 includes: tuition fees (Euro 2,320) and subsistence costs (Euro 1,360).

For additional information regarding payment, cancellations and refund, and general information about visas please consult: http://www.itcilo.org/en/training-offer/how-to-apply

The ITCILO disposes of a limited number of fellowships which may cover part of the subsistence and tuition fees. Please note that these fellowships do not include the international travel. If eligible, early candidates will be given priority.

How to apply

How to apply

Interested candidates should complete and submit the online application form available at:

http://intranetp.itcilo.org/STF/A9011276/en

Applicants are kindly asked to attach to their application form, or send by email, a sponsorship letter from their sponsoring institution, indicating how costs for their participation and travel to/from the course venue will be met.

Please note that only applications accompanied by these documents (on line application form and official sponsorship letter) will be taken into consideration.

Online applications should be completed no later than 15 May 2018.

Please note that if a Schengen visa for Italy is needed, the time required is on average at least three weeks.

As an organization dedicated to fundamental human rights and social justice, the ILO is taking a leading role in international efforts to promote and realize gender equality. In line with this ILO focus, women candidates are especially welcome.

Contact us

youth@itcilo.org

Tuition cost: 2320

Subsistence cost: 1360

Total cost: 3680

 

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