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Youth Employment Focal Points in Asia-Pacific Retreat

A retreat of Asia-Pacific youth employment focal points is planned for January 31- February 01, 2013. The meeting, to be held in Bangkok, will reflect on the nature of activities to be planned and will also agree on the first steps of a regional youth employment action plan.

    When Jan 31, 2013 09:00 AM to
    Feb 01, 2013 05:00 PM
    Where UNCC, Bangkok
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    Participants will include all identified ILO Youth Employment focal points from the region.  It will also benefit from the presence of the ILO Global coordinator for youth employment. 

    This event will help raise the general understanding of current initiatives on youth employment globally and in the region, as well as discuss avenue for opportunities.  Youth Employment focal points will be asked to present, not so much on the actual nature of the official youth employment situation in their countries but rather, seeking this opportunity to convey their thoughts and suggestions to colleagues from the youth employment programme.  Furthermore, a session with Decent Work Team and Regional Office specialists will be conveyed, as well as with the head of partnerships and resource mobilization and with the regional information officer.

    Core to the event and paramount to its success is knowledge sharing.  The youth employment knowledge sharing platform – APYouthNet- will thus see to the integration of the work planned and as such, will become a pivotal tool in the exercise.  An APYouthnet talkshow, joining all participants, will be organized on the second day of the event.

    Photographs from the retreat are available here.

    Mr Gianni Rosas' decent work for youth presentation is available here.

    Other presentations are available for download on this page.

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