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 joined Ministers from Sri Lanka, Denmark and Jordan, as well as the President of the General Assembly at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to mark the 3rd annual World Youth Skills Day  under the theme: "Skills for the Future of Work ".


  • International Labour Organization (ILO)

  • Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth (OSGEY)

  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

  • Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka

  • Permanent Mission of Portugal

New York , United States of America

Published Date

18 July 2017