On the 25 and 26 November, 2015, 90 experts convened at an international Symposium on TVET for sustainable development in Magdeburg, Germany. The symposium discussed developments and opportunities with regards to the professionalisation of TVET personnel in international cooperation.
The National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training and Research (NITTTR) in Kolkata, India, in collaboration with the Vivekananda Institute of Bio-technology (VIB), Nimpith, have unveiled a capacity development programme for trainers in utilising bio-technology in agriculture for the rural youth.
UNESCO’s International Institute for Educational Planning (IIPE) office in Dakar, Senegal, launched a regional platform for TVET experts in November. A two-day conference from 2 to 3 November in Dakar was attended by about a hundred TVET experts from the region.
An expert meeting is currently being held in Bonn, Germany, to discuss the development of tools and activities intended to further improve the UNEVOC Network.
From 9 to 10 November 2015, 250 experts from over 50 countries met in Berlin, Germany, for a high-level conference on women’s empowerment.