Promotion of youth employment in fragile settings in the context of COVID-19

Promotion of youth employment in fragile settings

Promotion of youth employment in fragile settings in the context of COVID-19

5 octobre–6 novembre 2020
Le cours est disponible en English
Présentation du cours

This course will provide participants with a range of integrated approaches, tools, methodologies and case studies used in real-life situations to promote youth employment and decent work in situations of crisis, including armed conflict, natural disasters, rapid environmental degradation and forced displacement of persons. The course includes a distance-learning component and study visits in Turin.

Groupes cible

Government officials, ILO social partners and development practitioners working in complex contexts (including natural disasters, armed conflicts, rapid environmental degradation and forced displacement of persons) with an interest in integrating youth, refugees and host communities into the labour market and promoting peace and resilience

What topics does this course cover?
  • Understanding fragility
  • ILO’s normative and operational response for building peace and resilience through employment and decent work: Recommendation 205 on Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience
  • ILO’s theory of change to promote peace and resilience though employment
  • Tools and methodologies to undertake analysis of stakeholders, youths, territories and enterprises in the context of COVID-19
  • Employment and decent work approaches for crisis prevention and response
  • Promotion of youth employment in action.
What I will learn?

Participants will broaden their knowledge on the course topics with the guidance of the
course faculty.

  • ILO’s normative and operational response to build peace and resilience and theory of change from employment to peace through decent work in the context of COVID-19
  • Profiling of target groups, territorial, stakeholder and enterprise analysis in the context of COVID-19
  • Concrete strategies to promote employment and decent work for crisis prevention and response
  • Apply the methodologies and tools to your local context for the promotion of youth employment.
What I will be able to do?

By gaining knowledge on a wide array of notions, methods and tools to promote decent work and youth employment in situations of fragility in the context of COVID-19, participants will be able to:

  • Reflect on current good practices and experiences on the labour market integration of youth in fragile settings
  • Comprehend the labour market challenges and opportunities to foster youth employment in fragile settings;
  • Envision feasible and sustainable strategies to promote youth employment in fragile settings
  • Engage in potential partnerships and south-south collaborations to promote youth employment in fragile settings.

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