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Worldwide, more young people than ever are participating in education. But despite these gains, youth unemployment remains at historically high levels. Additionally, businesses all over the world report serious problems in matching available talent with unfilled jobs. In 2016, some 40 per cent of employers surveyed in 43 countries and territories reported skills shortages. Quality apprenticeships offer a solution that benefits everyone: creating a reliable path to stable employment and higher income for young people while meeting the needs of enterprises. While the benefits of formal apprenticeship systems are not in dispute, the real challenge lies in implementing and scaling them up, particularly in developing countries.

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Lena Yan
International Labour Organization (ILO)
Register now for the upcoming webinar on supporting youth employment through apprenticeship programmes.

Date and time: 15:00-16:00 CET, 20 April 2021
Venue: Zoom conference
Registration: please register here:
John T Sarboah Jr
Student Doctor| Obama Leader| HealthCare Advocate| Activist| Public Speaker| Afro-Optimist
Hi, My name is John T. Sarboah Jr. I am from Liberia, West Africa! Born and raised during the Liberian civil war, and having to navigate through the vicissitude of a daring past, I am compelled to provide meaningful alternatives... (More)