Virtual Skills Fair (VSF) - South South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC)

Online - VFair Platform
From 21 April 2021 to
22 April 2021

Scope: 
Global
Organizer(s): 
International Training Centre

Context:

A series of webinars were held in 2020 focussed on Skills Development thematic areas and on sectoral approaches. During these webinars, participants identified South South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) priorities for the development of:

  • Quality apprenticeships;
  • Skills need anticipation (focus on Skills for trade and economic diversification);
  • Digital skills and digital transformation;
  • Skills training in specific sectors.

The identified priorities are assessed as potential subjects for South-South and Triangular (SST) partnerships and will form the basis for discussions in the virtual skills fair.

Objectives of the Virtual Skills Fair:

The objectives of the event is the development of partnerships among participating institutions, which may lead to solutions for the implementation of future-focused skills development initiatives. For this reason, the Virtual Skills Fair is also a good opportunity for participating organizations to:

  • Promote their projects and activities;
  • Expand their network of contacts;
  • Learn what other organizations are doing on the topics mentioned above;
  • Establish collaboration with other organizations, who share the same goals;
  • Share knowledge both south south and triangular.

Format:

The two-day event will closely mirror the flow and appearance of a real fair. The fair will be open to all. It will have a number of parallel sessions focussed both thematic and sectoral. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from experts, share their experiences with others, interact with participants from other countries and visit the exhibition hall where a number of booths will be set up by a selected set of institutions.

When?

The Virtual Skills Fair we be held on 21-22 April 2021.

Deadline to register is 18 April 2021 and you can do so by completing the application form.

For more information about the virtual platform, the target audience and the programme of the event, click here.

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