(1) TOPIC GUIDE

Below you will find links to the topics that will be discussed in the HRC



(2) VIDEO GUIDES

To find out how some countries are giving their youth more employment opportunities, click here
To watch a video on International Youth Day 2013 click here
To learn about job security for youth, click here
To explore how Serbia is working towards decent work for all youth, click here
To learn about how gender inequality affects youth employment, click here
To see a video on the ILO-MTV search for good practices on youth employment click here

(3) LINKS TO NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS (NGOs)

International Labour Organization
Youth Business International
Youth Employment Network

(4) PRIMARY SOURCES

Millennium Development Goals

(5) COUNTRY RESEARCH


Afghanistan

To explore what the employment prospects are for the youth of Afghanistan, click here
To learn about how Afghan youth are getting better skills for employment, click here
To find out more about the job crisis in Afghanistan, click here

Argentina

To learn more about the youth unemployment problem in Argentina, click here
To look at a World Bank project to get youth employed in Argentina, click here

Bolivia

To read about why it is important to increase the number of jobs available to youth, click here
To find out more about what types of work youth need to succeed, click here

Brazil

To explore youth employment in Brazil, click here
To find out more about youth employment in Brazil, click here

China

To read about youth employment in China, click here
To find out more about China's migrant workforce, click here
To explore youth employment events in China, click here

Democratic Republic of the Congo

To read about youth employment in the DR Congo, click here
To explore youth employment in the DRC, click here

Egypt

To read about how the ILO is aiding Egypt's youth employment, click here
To learn more about youth employment in Egypt, click here
To find out how international agencies are helping youth employment in Egypt, click here
To learn how youth are aiding their perspective to youth employment in Egypt, click here

Ethiopia

To explore how Ethiopia struggles with youth employment, click here
To read about youth employment in Ethiopia, click here

France

To read about youth employment in France, click here
To discover how France is trying to combat youth unemployment, click here

Germany

To learn why Europe is failing at employing youth, click here
To find out the secret to Germany's low youth unemployment, click here

India

To learn about youth employment in India, click here
To read about how entrepreneurship is the focus of youth employment in India, click here
To find out why education does not guarantee you a job in France, click here

Iran

To learn why Iranian youth struggle with unemployment, click here
To discover what role youth play in Iran's economy, click here

Iraq

To read about why youth unemployment is leading to emigration, click here
To learn about how technology is aiding youth employment, click here

Israel

To find out why youth unemployment is low is Israel, click here
To explore why the Arab Spring is leading to youth unemployment, click here

Italy

To read about what Italy is doing to tackle youth unemployment, click here
To find out why Italy's youth unemployment rate is at an all time high, click here
To explore how young Italians are leaving Italy to find jobs, click here
To learn about how the Italian government is stepping in to promote youth employment, click here

Japan

To find out more about youth employment in Japan, click here
To learn about how Japan and the UNDP are helping Yemen with youth employment, click here
To read about how Japan is funding youth employment in Somalia, click here

Lebanon

To explore what Lebanon needs to do to combat youth unemployment, click here
To find out why youth unemployment is getting in the way of development in Lebanon, click here

Mexico

To explore how Mexican youth are improving their skills to find better jobs, click here
To find out why unemployed youth is a major factor in organized crime, click here

Netherlands

To find out what the youth employment situation is in the Netherlands, click here
To learn about how the Dutch government feels about youth unemployment, click here
To look at how the Netherlands is fighting youth unemployment, click here

Nigeria

To read about how the World Bank is helping Nigeria with youth unemployment, click here
To learn about how Nigeria is working with France to create jobs, click here

Pakistan

To read about youth employment in Pakistan, click here
To learn how Pakistan is promoting job skills training to youth, click here
To explore issues in youth employment in Pakistan, click here

Russian Federation

To explore youth development in the Russian federation, click here
To find out why youth are not getting employed in Russia, click here

Somalia

To read about youth employment in Somalia, click here
To explore youth employment in Somalia, click here
To learn how Japan is aiding Somalia with youth employment, click here

South Africa

To learn about youth employment in South Africa, click here
To read about how South Africa deals with youth employment, click here

Syria

To find out how Syrian youth might deal with a new economy, click here
To read about why youth are being excluded in Syria, click here

Tanzania

To read about Tanzania is trying to promote youth employment, click here
To find out how public/private partnerships help promote youth employment in Tanzania, click here
To learn about youth employment events that occurred in Tanzania, click here

Thailand

To explore a youth employment national event in Thailand, click here
To learn about on the job training for disadvantaged youth in Thailand, click here

Turkey

To learn about youth employment in Turkey, click here
To find out how Turkey deals with youth employment issues, click here

Ukraine

To find out how Ukraine should be developing through job, click here
To explore how the Ukraine is doing with youth employment, click here

United Kingdom

To read about youth employment in the UK, click here
To explore a youth employment project in the UK, click here

United States of America

To explore summer youth employment in the United States, click here
To find out more about youth employment in the USA, click here

Yemen

To learn about how Japan and the UNDP are helping Yemen with youth employment, click here