The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)’s NET-MED Youth project supported with EU funding will be organizing a regional training on “Arab youth advocating for gender equality and women rights” in Beirut, from 27 to 29 March 2018. The training is co-organised in partnership with the Arab Institute for Human Rights (AIHR) and ABAAD, an NGO based in Lebanon. The training aims to enhance the skills of 30 young men and women from Arab and EU countries to advocate for gender equality and end gender violence. More.
The ILO publication, “Guide to International Labour Standards and Rights at Work Concerning Young People,” is intended for ILO constituents and youth employment stakeholders. The guide focuses on key provisions to ensure decent work for young people and provides the necessary information on their rights at work, as a relevant complement to the ILO’s “Rights@Work for Youth” toolkit. The guide is also meant to be a reference for the development and implementation of policies and measures aimed at enhancing labour market outcomes for young women and men worldwide. More.