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Cambodia National Youth Employment Forum

The national youth employment forum was organized under the leadership and coordination of Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MOLVT) together with Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MOEYS), in consultation with the UN Resident Coordinator Office, and in cooperation with UN country team members (UNDP, UNESCO, UNV, and ILO). The forum gathered around 300 key stakeholders working around and directly with youth employment and youth enterprises in Cambodia, including government, private sector, employer and worker representatives, UN agencies, international NGOs, national GOs, youth associations, young people and students. Numerous national and international resource persons, including senior policy makers of the region, representatives of private companies and successful young entrepreneurs also participated as resource persons in the three sessions on productive employment; effective labour market information;, and entrepreneurship and skill development. At the group work, the participants, mostly young women and men, identified key priority areas for action plan on youth employment to be implemented by the government in response to the national policy on Cambodian Youth Development (NPCYD) approved by the royal government of Cambodia on 24 June 2011. The action plan will contribute to the development of a national employment policy in Cambodia with emphasis on youth employment being pursued.
Meeting documents

Meeting documents

This folder contains the concept note, meeting agenda, list of participants, speeches and presentations given at the event and the final meeting report.

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Pictures

Pictures

This folder contains pictures from the meeting. If you would like to share your pictures of the event, please email to apyouthnet@ilo.org.

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National Policy on Cambodian Youth Development

 

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Click here to read the (Khmer version) National Policy on Cambodian Youth Development

which was adopted by the Government on 24 June 2011.

 

 

ILO policy brief on youth employment in Cambodia
policy brief
This new ILO policy review on youth employment in Cambodia gives an overview of youth employment in Cambodia, indicates the key challenges, and presents the priorities of the National Strategic Development Plan.