Green Industrial Skills For
Risks And Challenges For Least Developed Countries
Organizer: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in co-operation with the Federal Ministry for Economic Co-Operation and Development (BMZ), WorldSkills Germany, and the WorldSkills Foundation
Date: Monday, 1 July 2013, 08:30 - 17:30
The main purpose of the conference was to increase awareness on the importance of green industrial skills development amongst countries worldwide, and to promote green industrial skills for a better future for deprived young people, and enhance their chance of employment and income. To increase awareness on the importance of green industrial skills development amongst countries worldwide and to promote enhanced industrial skills for a better future of deprived young people.
The activities providde input for potential policy change and national programs in the area of education and skills development.
Concretely, this would reached by an increased visibility of the WorldSkills Competitions amongst non-member countries from LDC and other countries, and the opportunity to directly exchange knowledge and expertise of decision-makers from various fields at the planned conference.
With the support of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, the joint activities took advantage of Germany’s role as host country of the 42nd session of the WorldSkills Competition, and provided a platform to share with counterparts and stakeholders from focus countries possible activities for the enhancement of green industrial skills for sustainable economic development, on the occasion of the largest global event promoting skills development for a better future.
Welcome Address - Gunter Nooke
Keynote Address - Chakib Jenane
Keynote Address - Marcos Pontes
Keynote Address - Olga Strietska
UNIDO Panel - Claudia Linke Heep
UNIDO Panel - Nader Imani
UNIDO Panel - Shyamal Majumdar
BMZ GIZ Panel - Brian MacKenzie
BMZ GIZ Panel - Klaus Dieter Mertineit
BMZ GIZ Panel - Leda Hugo
WS Panel - Elfi Klumpp
WS Panel - Paul Pholerus
WS Panel - Tommy Hellström
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