International Women's Day 2018: Empowerment through TVET

UNESCO-UNEVOC will join the world on 8 March to celebrate International Women’s Day. Every year the day puts the spotlight on issues related to gender equality and empowerment. This year UNESCO-UNEVOC reaffirms its advocacy to empower women through TVET, highlighting the role and importance of change-agents pushing for greater inclusion of women in TVET.

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Empowering Women through TVET – Insights from Gender Experts

As part of UNESCO-UNEVOC’s activities for the International Women’s Day to promote gender equality in TVET aimed at empowering women with employable skills and lifelong learning, we requested key gender experts to share their insights on the key challenges associated with gender equality and the prospects that TVET holds to counter them.


Promoting Gender Equality in TVET: UNEVOC Network Initiatives

As part of UNESCO-UNEVOC’s actions to promote gender equality in TVET aimed at empowering women with employable skills and lifelong learning, we present examples of some initiatives taken by members of the UNEVOC Network in promoting gender equality in TVET.

Just Published: UNEVOC Bulletin Issue 32

The Bulletin focuses on the theme of ICTs in TVET. This issue gives an overview of UNESCO-UNEVOC's recent activities with regards to ICTs in TVET, and UNEVOC network engagements in the last quarter of 2017. The bulletin is available as a PDF in English, and will be available in other UN languages soon.

Network Consolidation Workshop - UNEVOC Network in Europe

As part of UNESCO-UNEVOC's efforts to strengthen the engagement of European UNEVOC Centres in Europe, a European UNEVOC Network Consolidation Workshop was held at the UN Campus in Bonn. This workshop aimed at strengthening cooperation and policy learning in TVET within Europe, and facilitating their future cross-regional collaborations with UNEVOC Centres in Africa and Asia.

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