The Forum will gather a hundred young men and women involved in the promotion of decent work for youth. Participants will share their experiences and views on the current employment situation and discuss practical examples of successful initiatives which have led to the promotion of decent work for youth.
Plenary sessions, thematic discussions and breakout workshops will focus mainly on:
- Examining various aspects of the youth employment crisis, reviewing facts and issues from various regions
- How to enable access to decent work for young people (including students, interns, informal workers, unpaid family contributors...)
- Developing partnerships for more and better jobs for the youth
CALL TO YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMMES
- Has your organization implemented a programme to support employment of young people?
- Do you want your programme to be recognized, disseminated and replicated in other countries?
We invite you to complete the online registration form in English, Spanish or French.
The call for proposal will on 28 April 2012. No applications will be accepted after this date.
The selection committee will identify good practices from each region, and invite their representative to present their experience in the Youth Employment Forum in Geneva.
Get international recognition and see how your programme is replicated in other countries.
The representative of each selected practice in each region will be invited to the Youth Employment Forum to be held between 23 and 25 May 2012. All expenses (including transportation, accommodation and meals) will be covered by ILO.
The selected good practices will be published online and in a printed document.
JUST TWO WEEKS BEFORE THE GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK 2001!
November 14-20, 2011
Calling ILO partners and trainer’s networks:
! UNLEASH YOUR IDEAS and TAKE ACTION !
Show us what it means to you by launching an activity or participating in GEW events nearest you.
Submit your stories, (videos, pictures, etc.) to us via Facebook (ILO WED page) or upload them on to knowaboutbusiness.org!
As a kick-off...here's our attempt! Watch our short youtube video and enjoy!
Your ILO HQ SEED team
We asked a KAB Facilitator from Vietnam about the progress of KAB in his county, his experience, and his thoughts on what should come next. Read his thoughts here...
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The Youth Entrepreneurship Facility (YEF) is looking for 50 enthusiastic, results-oriented, committed, and motivated young professionals who have graduated from colleges or higher learning institutions in the fields of economics, social science, management, business administration, community development, and ICT to join the Kazi Nje Nje!
“Kazi Nje Nje!” is a one year apprenticeship program implemented by YEF for the purpose of providing practical exposure, capacity building, and professional development opportunity for aspiring young professional BDS providers freshly graduating from colleges. The “Kazi Nje Nje!” builds your capacity to support entrepreneurship and private sector development in Tanzania. It will give you a good basis to work as a professional business management consultant or even start your own consulting business in the future.
Application deadline: November 1, 2010
For more information visit:http://www.ilo.org/public/english/region/afpro/daressalaam/
Making Cents International is organising the Global Youth Enterprise Conference in Washington D.C. on 29-30 September at George Washington University. The conference will see a diverse range of participants that are working to promote youth employment and youth entrepreneurship across the world. There is a growing growing community committed to investing in young people, and the innovations necessary to ensure programs and policies achieve greater impact, sustainability, and scale.
The ILO is organising a session on the experiencs and lessons learned from the implementation of the Know About Business (KAB) entrepreneurship education programme. Joni Simpson, Klaus Haftendorn and Jens Dyring Christensen, along with a young entrepreneur from Syria who participated in the KAB programme in Syria, will talk about how to make the entrepreneurship educaion case to policy makers and the importance of introducing entrepreneurship into general education.
For more information about the conference and the programme visit www.youthenterpriseconference.org