It is with great pride that we celebrate World Youth Skills Day, 15 July 2016!
Today we support youth developing their talents to improve the world through the power of skills. WorldSkills has joined the organizations of the United Nations and other international and regional organizations, along with Members and partners, to recognize World Youth Skills Day as a day to encourage youth to celebrate the value of being skilled; the value of building, making, and creating as an ideal way to achieve personal success and fulfilment.
Be sure to visit the WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 website launched in celebration of World Youth Skills Day, previewing the exciting events happening in just over 450 days from now.
From Zambia to Germany, India to the United Kingdom, and many places in between, the world is taking notice today how youth improve the world with the power of skills. WorldSkills Members and partners are hosting events around the globe promoting 15 July as the second annual World Youth Skills Day!
The WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 website launches today, 15 July, World Youth Skills Day. The dual language site, in both Arabic and English, is a comprehensive guide to the competition, the host city, and the WorldSkills movement.
WorldSkills Global Partners, IAPMO (International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials) and Autodesk are recognizing World Youth Skills Day with a project in Diepsloot, South Africa that demonstrates the power of developing youth’s skills and talents to improve a community.
What do you get when you combine skilled talent with the belief that sanitation is a basic human right? A passion for good design that has transformational impact on a community. Global Partner, IAPMO is leading a project to convert defunct communal toilets into effective and sustainable solutions.
When dozens of WorldSkills Champions from around the world unite at the WorldSkills Champions Forum 2016 in Niagara Falls, Canada they will experience more than an inspiring week with past WorldSkills Competitors, they will develop projects that engage other Champions, raise the profile of WorldSkills, and improve the world with the power of skills.