World Youth Skills Day

World Youth Skills Day: Fighting child labour in Cambodia

The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has joined forces with the Cambodian Government using the power of education to help end child labour, during the economic slump brought on by COVID-19.

As the world marks World Youth Skills Day, where education is seen as a vital tool of youth empowerment, FAO’s Charlotta Lomas, has this special report.

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UN highlights importance of skills development on World Youth Skills Day

At UN Headquarters, and across the globe, events are taking place on Monday to celebrate World Youth Skills Day – marked each year on 15 July – to raise awareness about the importance of youth skills development.

Skills training key to tackling youth unemployment

Young people are nearly three times more likely to be jobless than adults, according to data from the United Nations.

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