ILO and MTV Call for Good Practices on Youth Employment

ILO and MTV Call for Good Practices on Youth Employment

Deadline: September 16, 2013

Has your organization implemented a programme to support young people in accessing decent work? Do you want your practice to be recognized, disseminated and possibly replicated in other countries? This is your opportunity!

The ILO Youth Employment Programme has launched the good practices on youth employment initiative, which seeks to identify, exchange and disseminate in the world, best practices that have proven effective in promoting decent work for and youth. Proposals are now invited from people interested in presenting their practices.

A critical element of the global jobs crisis is the difficulty faced by young people in entering and remaining in the labor market. Young people are three times more likely than adults to be out of a job.A large number of organizations are working on practices/programmes to tackle this crucial issue. These efforts could be strengthened through a strategic and methodological cooperation to enable the exchange of good practices that have proven effective in promoting decent work for young women and men. This is the reason for the ILO call for good practices

Benefits

  • Be in the spotlight in a video produced by MTV Agents of change! & get 2000 USD for your organization!
  • That’s not all! All selected practices will be published online and receive a counselling session with a youth employment expert.

Eligibility

People interested in presenting their practices are invited to complete the online registration form. Proposals will be evaluated based on six criteria:

  • relevance
  • effectiveness & impact
  • efficiency
  • sustainability
  • innovation
  • replicability

An international committee composed of experts and young specialists on youth employment will identify the best practices from the submitted programmes. The implementing organizations of the selected practices will receive up to 2000USD and will have their practice published online. Moreover, they will have the opportunity to have a counselling session with an expert on youth employment.

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