Maikel Lieuw-Kie-Song, EIIP Senior Specialist at the International Labour Organization, gives his view on the essential steps to ensure that Public Works Programmes benefit youth, boiling it down to political support, clearance on the profiling of targeted youth, and incorporating youth employment in the design of public works.
This video is part of the International Labour Organization (ILO)’s activities on finding out and applying What Works in Youth Employment. The ILO aims to tackle the global youth employment challenge by researching, supporting and advocating for evidence-based policies.
To find out more about What Works in Youth Employment (WWINYE) go to http://www.wwinye.org.
More information about the International Labour Organization’s work on youth employment can be found here: https://www.ilo.org/youth.