Every year on July 15, UNESCO-UNEVOC joins global celebrations to mark World Youth Skills Day and spread awareness about the importance of youth skills development. Designated by the United Nations General Assembly, the day is an opportunity to highlight the achievements of young people who have benefitted from skills training and call for increased access to quality training and skills development for youth around the globe.
In celebration of World Youth Skills Day, UNESCO-UNEVOC is sharing stories submitted by its UNEVOC Centres about inspiring young people who have are realizing their ambitions through Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET).
UNESCO-UNEVOC invited photographers from around the world to capture unique moments highlighting Skills in Action. The more than 350 submissions focused on how TVET is empowering young people in their communities according to three thematic priority areas.
The UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre held the kick-off conference for its Bridging Innovation and Learning in TVET(BILT) project on 10-11 July in Bonn, Germany.
The 2019 UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme was launched on June 24 at the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre in Bonn, Germany. Now in its fourth year, the Programme brings together 24 mid- to senior-level TVET leaders from UNEVOC Centres and other institutions around the world in a highly engaging environment over the course of two weeks.