The Youth Employment Crisis: A call for action

Organization/Affiliation(s): 
ILO
Resource Type: 
Publication Date: 
2012

This call for action and resolution issued by the ILO succinctly states the dire circumstances facing global youth. Noting that nearly 75 million young people are out of work, 6 million gave up looking for work, and recognizing the long-term effects of youth unemployment and underemployment, the ILO issued this call for action in 2012. Download the document to learn more about the economic and social costs of the youth employment crisis, guiding principles for addressing the challenge, recommendations for addressing policies, and recommendations for addressing youth entrepreneurship, business training, self-employment, and improving employability through education, training and skills, and the school-to-work transition. All of this in just over 15 pages - highly recommended resource for youth programming veterans and novices alike. 

 

Topic: 
Workforce Development
Enterprise Development
Regions: 
Global
Tags: 
Economic Empowerment
Education
Entrepreneurship
Governance & Policy
Non-formal Education
Training & Capacity
Unemployment
Vocational Education
Youth