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18 to 19 May, 2016
More than 40 TVET policy makers and government officials from eight Arab States reaffirmed the importance of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) for socio-economic development during a two-day Regional Forum for managers of TVET institutions. Co-organized by UNESCO-UNEVOC, the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO), the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), and the National Commission for UNESCO in Egypt, the forum convened participants from Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Sudan and Tunisia, including six UNEVOC Centres from Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco and Sudan.
The forum aimed to empower the participants to contribute to the development of national and regional TVET policies and strategies, especially with regard to strategies to address youth unemployment. The forum focused on a number of issues, including: