BBC, 16 September 2012 - Two million Cambodians will reach voting age in 2012, yet few people say they think young people should be involved in local or national decision-making.
ILO, 1 May 2012 - Opinion piece delivered for May 1st, 2012 by ILO Director-General Juan Somavia.
Nov 30, 2011 03:03 PM
Category: Training Material
ILO, 2011 - The “Safe work for youth” Kit have materials designed for administrators, employers and young people about the occupational hazards and risks faced by young workers and what to do about them. These materials are in the form of templates in Microsoft WORD format. This makes them easy for you to adapt to your own situation, adding your own illustrations, case studies, and laws. This kit contains three packets.
Financial Express, 9 April 2012 - Only less than 10 per cent of the total youth population of the country live a prosperous life in terms of standard of living as youths face inequality, insecurity and vulnerability in workplaces, analysts said Sunday.
Philstar.com, 4 April 2012 - Some 2.3 million young Filipinos were in vulnerable forms of employment in 2010, the International Labour Organization said.
The Himalayan, 3 January 2011 - Around 2.5 million Nepalis youth have left for different countries in search of job opportunities. The immigrant workers are contributing Rs 3 billion in remittance to the country annually.
Mar 11, 2012 12:16 PM
Category: Training Material
ILO, 2011 - The “4 in 1 Approach” developed by the Government of Indonesia’s Ministry of National Education and the ILO seeks to address some of the key challenges faced in the skills development system for out-of-school youth by focusing on orienting skills training to market demand and by providing a comprehensive training package designed for out-of-school youth to enable them to access jobs and start their own businesses.
The main theme of the Forum will be "Challenges of Asian Youth - Identity, Voices, Change, and Future". The objective is to identify youth-related issues relevant to the Asian region and the new role of youth in Asian societies and communities as well as to find and support youth-driven initiatives to solve youth-related issues.
Participants will discuss as well the four following sub-themes:
1. "Youth Identity in Asia”: identity of youth in the Asian society and its necessary role in the region;
2. “Voices of Asian Youth”: ways through which youth can reach out to other members of society to solve problems that are specifically related to youth;
3. “Asian Youth Pursuing Change”: options that can be pursued by youth who are eager to explore different occupational and lifestyle pathways;
4. “Future of Asian Youth”: review of and recommendations about youth-led pilot projects that can be pursued after the Forum.
The results of the 5th UNESCO Asian Youth Form will inform the preparation of the 7th UNESCO Youth Forum which will be held in October 2011 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.
The Times of India, 18 June 2012 - Over 7,400 candidates have been placed by Karnataka Employment Centre over its two years of existence.