Employment

Private sector, ‘care economy’ will be key engines of job creation for next 5 years – UN report

Private sector services, such as business and administrative services, and real estate, as well as related industries, will employ more than a third of the global workforce over the next five years, according to new data released by the United Nations labour agency.

“Service sector employment will remain the most dynamic with respect to job creation […]

28 January 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

One-stop job centre makes it easier for workers and employers to connect

ILO – Rama Sagama had been unemployed for three years in Tabata, a fast growing high-density suburb in Tanzania’s largest city of Dar es Salaam. The trek of about 10 kilometres to get to the Tanzania Employment Services Agency (TaESA) offices in the city centre made it even more difficult for him to find work. […]

13 November 2014|News Stories|

Entrepreneurship Provides an Answer to Youth Unemployment in South Africa

16 September 2014 – Meet 34-year-old Julius Sematla from Mentz village, Limpopo province. Five years ago, he was staying with his parents and jobless. Out of desperation, he bought a few packets of candy to resell, just to get a bit of pocket money. After realizing that he could sell the candy quickly, he thought […]

29 September 2014|News Stories|

Promoting Career Prospects for young people in the Sciences to ensure sustainable island living

9 September 2014|News Stories|

New Report: Low quality of jobs available major concern for young women and men in Asia and the Pacific

3 September 2014|News Stories|

Successful initiatives to curb youth unemployment in Africa

21 May 2014|News for Youth|

New training programme to improve employment options for 15 thousand Bolivian youth

19 May 2014|News for Youth|

Crowdsourcing initiative on youth in the post-2015 development agenda launched today

18 February 2014|News for Youth, News Stories|

Africa’s Youth Employment Challenge Addressed by New UN Report

31 January 2014|News for Youth, News Stories|

UN invests in Myanmar’s IT engineers and young entrepreneurs

30 January 2014|News for Youth, News Stories|