The Search for Decent Work
This article was originally drafted by the African Center for Economic Transformation for the newsletter “West Africa Trends” as part of the Rockefeller Foundation’s Searchlight Process. For more Searchlight content on futurechallenges.org, please click here. Job creation is the biggest pressure on governments across the world especially as the global economy struggles to regain growth rates. […]
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The Human Costs of the Recession
It has been almost four years since the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), however its effects are still being felt throughout the world. Although there is evidence to indicate the recovery is well underway, the unemployment numbers of youth, particularly in South East Asia and the Pacific, suggest a slightly different […]
Youth unemployment at all-time high
UN labor agency reports that global youth unemployment is at an all-time high read more
BBC World News reports on global youth unemployment
The ILO’s Executive Director of Employment, José Manuel Salazar, is interviewed at the start of BBC World TV’s week-long focus on the issue of global youth unemployment.
Highest Youth Unemployment Ever: An Interview with ILO Economist Sara Elder
International Labour Organization (ILO) economist Sara Elder explains why global youth unemployment continues to rise.