WorldSkills Conference 2018: Building networks for innovative skills solutions

The WorldSkills Conference, organized by WorldSkills International and WorldSkills Netherlands, brings together leaders in education, government, and industry from across the globe to share best practices, discuss global trends in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), and highlight issues facing skills development.

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Virtual conference on safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in TVET

UNESCO-UNEVOC is holding a virtual conference on safeguarding the role of intangible cultural heritage through TVET. The virtual conference will be held on the TVeT Forum from 29 October to 7 November.


World Teachers' Day 2018: The right to education means the right to a qualified teacher

Since 1994, World Teachers’ Day has been celebrated annually on October 5th. This observance draws attention to the contributions of teachers in educating their communities and developing a more inclusive and sustainable society.

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Winner of the UNESCO-UNEVOC Skills in Action Photo Competition 2018

As part of its activities commemorating World Youth Skills Day 2018, UNESCO-UNEVOC organized this year's Skills in Action Photo Competition. More than 200 submissions were received from all over the world, focused on how TVET is empowering young people in their communities, according to the three main thematic priority areas under the UNESCO TVET Strategy.


UNEVOC Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

25 years ago the UNEVOC Implementation Unit was officially inaugurated in Berlin. The establishment of the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre in Bonn followed in 2002. Mr. Shyamal Majumdar, Head of UNESCO-UNEVOC: “The team takes collective pleasure seeing UNESCO-UNEVOC standing proud now, grounded on the hard work and dedication of people who were instrumental to its foundation and eventual growth.”

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About us

  • Who we are

    UNESCO-UNEVOC is UNESCO's specialized Centre for technical and vocational education and training (TVET). It assists UNESCO's 195 member states to strengthen and upgrade their TVET systems. (more)

  • What we do

    The three core areas of our work are:
    Knowledge sharing and management
    Advocacy and capacity development
    Global UNEVOC Network

  • How to contact us

    Phone: +49 228 8150-100
    Fax: +49 228 8150-199



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