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  • Unleashing rural youth’s potential recommendations from national workshops Synthesis workshop of the IFAD-ILO project“Promoting decent and productive employment of young people in rural areas; a review of strategies and programmes (Rome, 13 April 2012)
  • National workshops■ Where/when: - Egypt (5 March), Madagascar (20 March), Nepal (9 March), Nicaragua (23 Feb., 29 March), Senegal (Dec. ’11. May)■ Objectives: - Present/discuss results of programme review - Agree on recommendations■ Participants: - National actors (government, employers’ & workers’ organizations, youth, media, etc.) - International actors (agencies, financial partners)■ Structure: - Introduction (national rural youth situation, programmes, etc.) - Presentation of review results - Group work to identify recommendations - Agreement on recommendations 2
  • Recommendations: 1. Employment, enterprises■ Create business-enabling environment/stimulate investment in rural areas■ Diversify employment opportunities■ Assess youth’s interests■ Provide relevant training, career guidance, support in school-labour market transition, ongoing advice & support services■ Encourage & support youth entrepreneurship (e.g. cooperatives, finance, marketing, integration to enterprise circuits, ongoing support)■ Prioritize women’s participation 3
  • Recommendations: 2. Working conditions, social protec.■ Ensure minimum wage (e.g.include min. wage in income generation project)■ Improve working environment (partic. safety and health)■ Include safety and health activities in projects (with budget line)■ Strengthen labour inspection■ Include social security mechanisms in national soc. sec. programmes, & in projects (also for micro, low income, informal enterprises) 4
  • Recommendations: 3. Rights at work■ Improve awareness and knowledge (among entrepreneurs, workers, etc.)■ Improve implementation■ Help informal enterprises “formalize” 5
  • Recommendations: 4. Workers’, employers’ organisation, social dialogue■ Facilitate affiliation and association building■ Help rural youth organize (join or create associations)■ Develop mechanisms of social dialogue ( e.g. local forum of stakeholders)■ Establish partnerships between employers’ associations, workers’ associations, farmers’ associations■ Induce national organizations and social dialogue to reach rural areas■ Increase representation of young farmers and other rural youth organizations in national Economic and Social Councils 6
  • Recommendations: Incorporate Decent Work – HOW?■ Use integrated approach (with all 4 dw pillars)■ Incorporate 4 dw pillars into design/re-design & implementation of rural programmes/projects by government, UN agencies, private sector■ Include specific objectives, budgets and indicators of 4 dw pillars■ Monitor application of 4 dw pillars (also for informal economy) & include impact analysis from 4 dw pillar perspective■ Pilot decent work-based youth employment programmes■ Disseminate and replicate successful models■ Establish systems of recognition for integration of 4 dw pillars■ Organize advocacy campaigns (TV, radio, internet, social networks, etc.)■ Incorporate 4 dw pillars in education/training in rural communities 7
  • Youth’s voice (part of social dialogue)■ Create/strengthen rural youth groups, information centres, etc.■ Build rural youth capacity on management and rights-based approach■ Ensure decision makers listen to youth’s voice■ Carry out base line survey on youth’s aspirations, needs, challenges■ Involve rural youth from planning, to decision-making, implementation■ Develop communication channels for youth in rural areas (e.g. radio, TV, mobiles, social networks), to (a) convey information to youth on employment & training, good practices, etc.; (b) receive information from youth on aspirations, needs, etc.; (c) facilitate youth-to-youth exchanges 8
  • Other key recommendations■ Ensure coordination among government institutions (+ with private sector, research centres, etc.■ Strengthen coherence/coordination among programmes/projects of rural youth support■ Transmit workshop recommendations■ Monitor implementation of workshop recommendations■ Follow up on this IFAD-ILO initiative 9