Press Release: World Youth Skills Day 2016

UNESCO highlights vocational education for youth skills development in the era of sustainable development. To focus attention on youth skills development, UNESCO joined the world today in celebrating World Youth Skills Day on 15 July. To mark the occasion, UNESCO's International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (UNESCO-UNEVOC) hosted a high-level event to highlight the need of skilling youth for sustainable economies and societies. Recognizing the essential role of technical and vocational education and training, UNESCO launched its new Strategy for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) as part of the event. Through the Strategy (2016-21), UNESCO aims to support its Member States in their efforts of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Read more...

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