The ILO estimates that some 88 million young women and men throughout the world are unemployed, accounting for 47 per cent of 186 million unemployed persons globally.
The Know About Business (KAB)  programme is designed to promote awareness among young people aged 15 to 25 years of the opportunities and challenges of entrepreneurship and self-employment. Since 2004, KAB has trained over 1,100 teachers in 20 countries and reached out to more than 40,000 students through pilot activities.