Teaching entrepreneurship with new technologies

Promoting entrepreneurial skills is recognized as one way to help youth access the world of work in the Arab region, where the youth unemployment rate is one of the highest in the world. A capacity development programme implemented by the ENSET-Rabat in Morocco, supported by UNESCO-UNEVOC, convened regional actors to discuss promoting entrepreneurship through the use of technology.

Supporting rural youth to acquire green skills and realise their ideas

Access to education and training that allows rural youth to have decent work opportunities is still limited in Paraguay. The Fundacion Paraguaya uses unique and innovative approaches to meet learning needs of rural youth. UNEVOC Centres from Latin America met on the San Francisco campus of the Fundación Paraguaya to discuss the use of ICT in the provision of TVET in rural contexts.

Education and training central in climate change agreements

The 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) organized by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Marrakesh, Morocco, reaffirmed Member States’ commitment to the COP 21 Paris Agreement. UNESCO, UNESCO-UNEVOC and partners contributed to the discourse that meant to highlight concrete actions to implement the agreement.

UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme prompts 22 leaders to move to action

Twenty-two mid- to senior-level TVET experts from 20 countries convened for a two-week programme that aimed to empower change leaders to put into action a transformative vision of TVET. The UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme, organized by UNESCO-UNEVOC, is the first of its kind and was held on the UN Campus in Bonn, Germany, from 17 to 28 October 2016.

Spotlight on sustainable development at UN Day, Bonn 2016

The City of Bonn celebrated the coming into force of the UN Charter of 1945 in the market square of Bonn. This year’s festivities focused on the Sustainable Development Goals, adopted last year by the United Nations in New York. As every year, UNESCO-UNEVOC joined other UN, international and national organizations based in Bonn to celebrate the occasion.

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