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18 March 2019

Result-based mechanism to support youth employment in Morocco - a call for proposals

The Agence Millennium Challenge Account-Morocco (MCA-Morocco), in partnership with the Ministry of Labor of Morocco and the National Agency for the Pr...

14 March 2019

European Student Think Tank commits to Decent Jobs for Youth

The European Student Think Tank (EST), a Europe-wide youth network, has pledged its commitment to the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth. The...

07 March 2019

European Youth Forum commits to advocate for a youth-inclusive future of work in Europe

The European Youth Forum, a platform representing over 100 youth organizations and advocating for the rights of young people in Europe, has made a com...

04 March 2019

Asean Youth Community commits to Decent Jobs for Youth, equipping youth with 21st-century skills

The Asean Youth Community (AYC) has launched its commitment to the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth. Asean Youth Community by Character and...

01 March 2019

UNIAPAC commits to mobilizing business leaders to provide decent jobs for youth in Africa

UNIAPAC, an Ecumenical Union bringing together over  45.000 associated members around the World, has made a pledge to the Global Initiative on De...

22 February 2019

Blossom Academy commits to cultivate data-driven skills for youth in West Africa

(Ghana) Blossom Academy, a social enterprise dedicated to providing data-driven skills for youth in West Africa, has pledged a commitment to the...

20 February 2019

UN DESA commits to Decent Jobs for Youth to advance social entrepreneurship toward the SDGs

The 2019 World Youth Report is set to provide policy guidance for the development of national ecosystems leveraging youth social entrepreneurship for...

08 February 2019

What works in soft skills development & work-based learning for decent employment for Africa’s youth

(Nairobi) The world of work is undergoing major structural changes. Work-based learning, soft skills, and skills for jobs in the digital economy are c...

13 November 2018

Partners of Decent Jobs for Youth unite to take action on youth entrepreneurship in West Africa

As a featured event of the Global Entrepreneurship Week, partners of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth bring together over 200 key stakeh...

08 November 2018

Government of Nigeria commits to Decent Jobs for Youth

ABUJA (ILO News) – On 8 November 2018, the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development (FMYSD), in collaboration with the International Lab...

30 August 2018

Call for concept notes : Boosting decent employment for Africa’s youth

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the Dutch Knowledge Platform on Inclusive Development Policies, and the International Labour Org...

22 August 2018

NEPAD Agency joins Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

NEPAD Agency, the implementing body of the African Union, is the latest organisation to join the ILO led Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth....

22 August 2018

McDonald’s ties up with the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

McDonald’s Corporation, the world’s leading food service retailer, is the latest company to make a commitment to address the youth employm...

20 July 2018

Apply now - Entrepreneurs for Social Change (E4SC) 2018-19

Entrepreneurs for Social Change (E4SC) is a one-year program that enhances the skills of young social entrepreneurs to boost a business idea with a so...

16 July 2018

Youth can leverage innovation and technology and become drivers of a better and sustainable future

On World Youth Skills Day, partners of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth highlight the role of skills in empowering young people to lever...

13 July 2018

Catalysing partnerships on youth employment for the SDGs

NEW YORK - Over 66 million young women and men are unemployed. Nearly 145 million youth are working, yet living in poverty. Access to decent work...

09 May 2018

Decent Jobs for Youth puts innovation front and centre at first global partner meeting

On 2 May, partners of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth launched Innovations for Decent Jobs for Youth, a two-day event featuring panels,...

21 March 2018

Consultation on knowledge facility of Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

The Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth is conducting a global consultation on the development of a knowledge platform on youth employment that...

01 February 2018

Youth voices on Science, Technology, Innovation and the Future of Work

The gathering of young people from all parts of the world at the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum discussed the need for better invest...

01 December 2017

Partners of Decent Jobs for Youth launch global engagement platform for joint action

Governments, social partners, the UN System, youth and civil society, the private sector and key youth employment stakeholders launched global engagem...

18 July 2017

With relevant skills, youth can help accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals

On World Youth Skills Day, ILO highlights the need to provide new skills for young people that respond effectively to new forms of work. Young people...

13 June 2017

Guy Ryder announces "Digital Skills for Decent Jobs for Youth" Campaign

Digital disruptions are untapping the power of technology and unleashing economic value across countries and sectors. They are creating employment opp...