The future of work and a changing labor market are confronting workers with increased insecurity, isolation and uncertainty. This poses challenges to the youth of today, who were educated under an archaic labor-market paradigm of ‘education-job training-work-retirement’.
This paper argues that education-to-employment transition efforts are insufficient without a lesson on the “unwritten rules” of the workplace.
In the next 30 years, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region faces an unprecedented need for decent work. These jobs should be created by increasing opportunities for private sector organizations to grow.
Labour market interventions are essential to shape a future of decent work and economic growth that leaves no one behind. Particularly in Latin America, a region that presents a landscape of lower productivity economic sectors and high dependance on commodities.
The future of work has never been more uncertain. Forces spanning automation to climate change will impact the livelihoods of billions of people worldwide.
This paper uses McGrath’s Circumplex Model of Group Tasks to analyze the activities that innovation teams need to complete in order to develop new products or processes.
While workforce development initiatives are often designed from the top-down, a human-centered approach calls for decision-making authority on economic policies to be shared with the communities engaged.
Sub-Saharan Africa is confronted by a demographic structure that will see a large part of the population come of working age over the next few years.
Migration is a phenomenon which significantly influences economic and social development. A consistent negative migration rate for over two decades in Nigeria reveals the high number of people exiting the country in search for “greener pastures”.
Young people in Bangladesh face a precarious future, despite living in one of the world’s fastest growing economies.
There are a bevy of different social actions in the form of governmental policy or non-government assistance programs that influence the world’s ability to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 8.
The future of work has transformed greatly over the last decade. however, in hand with rapid technological advancement and globalisation comes the climate crisis, which is holding many back.
With so much attention on millennials, a spotlight should shift towards another segment that can significantly influence economic growth and impact in the Future of Work - the aging population and workforce.
Universities across the world have increasingly pursued internationalization efforts. Accordingly, in South Korea, universities have invested billions of dollars in internationalization efforts, such as attracting foreign students and faculty, increasing English-medium instruction courses, and teaching curriculum related to global competence.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is often observed through the lens of fear and uncertainty. Recently coined by Charles Schwab of the World Economic Forum, this era is defined by the intersection of exponential technologies, rapid social transformation, and institutional shifts.
Pathways to 2030 is an exercise in collective knowledge sharing and action. This is not just a one-time publication but a platform
designed to ignite collective action. What commitments can you make to drive action in your organization, region, or world?
We recommend committing specific actions using the framework outlined by the ILO Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth