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.
Mar 17, 2012 10:10 AM
Category: Training Material
ILO, 2011 - The expected readers are the Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) trainers. The module does not distinguish between different Papuan clans, and there is scope for further refining the conversations with an anthropological understanding of different Papuan groups. It is hoped that these learning conversations will help trainers to tackle social and cultural issues that prevent the set up of micro-businesses in Tanah Papua in a non threatening way, building a consensus on what should and should not be changed.
Deccan Chronicle, 3 January 2012 - As many as 76,470 unemployed educated youth registered with the authorities for employment in the private sector under the Rajiv Yuva Kiranalu (RYK) scheme in both East and West Godavari districts. This is after awareness drive by authorities, asking yout
In 2009, the International Labour Organization celebrates its 90th anniversary. To mark this milestone in Asia and the Pacific, special events will be held in many countries between 21-28 April, on the theme of “90 years working for social justice”.
World Economic Forum, 23 January 2015 - Persistent jobless growth has reached crisis proportions, especially among the world’s young. The numbers are stark: in 2012, six out of 10 workers aged 15-29 lacked stable employment and earned below-average wages, according to the International Labour Organization. The global youth employment rate has reached 13.1% – almost three times that of adults.
News track India, 19 December 2011 - Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, under the Centre sponsored Himayat project, offered over a thousand Kashmiri youth with appointment letters for jobs .
Bahrain News Agency, 26 November 2013 - The 12th ACD Ministerial Meeting hosted in the Kingdom of Bahrain and chaired by Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa concluded and issued the following declaration:- MANAMA DECLARATION