Global Youth Employment Forum 2019



Abuja, Nigeria

Aim of the meeting

With the occasion of the ILO Centenary and its 60-year anniversary in Africa, the Forum will bring together over 100 young people from across the globe to an engaging conversation about solutions to the youth employment challenge.

The Forum objectives are as follows:

  • Amplify young people’s voices, aspirations, and expectations and invite ILO constituents and other stakeholders’ perspectives to advance the Call for Action on Youth Employment during the next decade;
  • Reflect on opportunities to boost productive employment and decent work among youth through intra- and inter-generational dialogue on key topics, including gender equality, rights, standards, and voice and representation;
  • Solicit concrete commitments for action, impact, and partnerships.