Publications on youth employment

  1. Promoting Green Entrepreneurship. First lessons learned from the Youth Entrepreneurship Facility (YEF) Kenya, 2010 and 2011

    28 March 2012

    This report presents YEF’s activities in the field of green entrepreneurship promotion in Kenya by outlining key achievements and practical examples from the years 2010 and 2011. The lessons learned from those experiences allow formulating recommendations for future activities.

  2. Brief on partnerships for decent work for youth

    29 February 2012

    Note on partnerships for decent work for youth prepared by the ILO’s Programme on Youth Employment for a joint ILO, ECOSOC, DESA event on more and better jobs for young people worldwide, held on 27 February 2012.

  3. Responsible contracting: An approach aimed at improving social and labour practices in the property services sector

    09 February 2012

    Research paper on the property services sector, and in particular on the provision of cleaning and security services, prepared as background for an ILO meeting on Private employment agencies in private services sectors, 18–19 October 2011.

  4. Private employment agencies in Morocco

    09 February 2012

    Research paper on private employment agencies and temporary agency work in a country having ratified the Private Employment Agencies Convention, 1997 (No. 181), prepared for an ILO meeting on Private employment agencies in private services sectors, 18–19 October 2011.

  5. PESO starter kit: Guide to understanding the Public Employment Service Office

    31 January 2012

    The PESO starter kit provides information about the Public Employment Service Office its core functions and operations. It presents ten simple steps to PESO institutionalization, grouped into phases. It also highlights best practices of well-performing PESOs that will serve as models to others.

  6. Upgrading informal apprenticeship - A resource guide for Africa

    12 January 2012

    A policy learning approach to shift informal apprenticeship back into the focus of national priorities for enhancing skills and youth employability.

  7. A worsening global youth employment crisis

    01 December 2011

    Last October, the ILO issued its “Global Employment Trends for Youth: 2011 update”. The report warns of a “scarred” generation of young workers facing a dangerous mix of high unemployment, increased inactivity and precarious work in developed countries, as well as persistently high working poverty in the developing world.

  8. Taqeem Community of Practice: Monitoring, evaluation and impact evaluation for the youth employment community

    30 November 2011

    This report provides an overview of the Taqeem Community of Practice and describes Taqeem’s approach to M&E and its technical assistance model

  9. Building Business and Entrepreneurship Awareness.

    17 November 2011

    An ILO experience of integrating entrepreneurship education into national vocational education systems

  10. Skills for Employment Policy Brief - Increasing the employability of disadvantaged youth

    09 November 2011

    Part of the Policy Brief Series produced by the Skills and Employability Branch