The number of young people globally who are unable to find employment this year is set to reach 73 million, six million more than before COVID-19, according to the UN labor agency International Labour Organization (ILO). The agency found that youth unemployment is highest in lower-income countries, where unemployment rates remain more than 1% above pre-pandemic levels. The latest labor data indicates that young women in particular are struggling to find jobs and Arab nations are expected to see the highest levels of youth unemployment by the end of the year. The UN urged governments to implement sustainable green and blue (ocean) policy measures, which could generate 8.4 million jobs for young people by 2030.
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