Webinar on Youth, Future of Work and Labour Market Recovery from COVID-19

03 November 2021 - 03 November 2021

The webinar presented key findings and solutions for supporting young people during the pandemic, including drawing from the ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the World of Work. 8th edition just released last week. The webinar started with a presentation by Sangheon Lee, Director of the Employment Policy Department (EMPLOYMENT) of the ILO, followed by a discussion with participants on knowledge-sharing and partnerships for scaling up action and impact on youth employment.

• Introduce the ''What Works in Youth Employment'' group of the YouthForesight Community Forum, managed by the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

• Kick-start the thematic discussion on Youth and the Future of Work within the ''What Works in Youth Employment'' group, including sharing findings from the latest ILO Monitor

• Provide a space for the ILO and Decent Jobs for Youth partners to share knowledge and good practices in promoting youth employment as we recover from the crisis

YouthForesight Community Forum

The YouthForesight Community Forum is a virtual space for ILO colleagues, Decent Jobs for Youth partners, practitioners, and other stakeholders working on youth employment to connect, discuss, share knowledge and engagement opportunities on young people’s education and skilling, employment, entrepreneurship, and engagement. The forum is co-hosted by the ILO-led Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth and Generation Unlimited. It features demand-driven thematic groups and topics, which will grow subject to demand and the thematic priorities of partners.

Download the presentation: Youth and the Future of Work, by Sangheon Lee, ILO

Watch the Webinar Recording here

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