Youth urged to play sport to improve employment opportunities

Listen /

Sudanese participate in Information Dissemination Campaign through Sport. UN Photo/Fred Noy (2006)

Young people are being urged by the International Labour Organization (ILO) to engage in sport in order to improve their employment prospects.

There are worldwide, an estimated 75 million young people between the age of 15 and 24 who are jobless.

Matthieu Cognac is the ILO's youth employment expert based in Bangkok in Thailand.

Daniel Dickinson asked him what the link is between sport and employment.

Duration: 2’52″

 

Filed under Today's Features.
UN Radio Daily News Programme
UN Radio Daily News Programme
Updated at 1800 GMT, Monday to Friday
Loading the player ...

CONNECT

 

August 2015
M T W T F S S
« Jul    
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31