Enroll for the ILO Academy on Youth Development

Internatioal Training Center - ILO


Target audience

The Academy on Youth Development addresses: (i) policy makers, planners and senior technical staff from low- and middle-income countries and relevant ministries (youth, education, health, labour, justice, planning, finance, etc...); (ii) operational staff from development agencies involved in the design and/or financing of youth programmes; and (iii) youth-led organizations and civil society representatives concerned with youth development issues.


The main objective of the Academy on Youth Development is to support the on-going development and implementation of policies and programmes that respond to youth needs in four core areas: (i) youth employment and entrepreneurship; (ii) education and training; (iii) health, including sexual and reproductive health; and (iv) participation and civic engagement.


An inter-agency training and knowledge-sharing event which draws on the lessons learnt through a vast array of youth development initiatives around the world. By attending this course, participants are expected to acquire insights and tools to more effectively advocate and negotiate for an holistic, integrated approach to youth development; their capacity to design, implement and assess pro-youth interventions will also be enhanced.