2019 Events

On 15 July 2019, there will be celebrations at UN Headquarters and across the globe to mark World Youth Skills Day (WYSD) and raise awareness about the importance of youth skills development.

"Youth Skills for Sustainability and Innovation"

Date: 15 July 2019, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Venue: UN Headquarters in New York (UNHQ)
Co-organized by the Permanent Missions of Portugal and Sri Lanka to the UN, , the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO),  the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Office of the Secretary-General Special Envoy on Youth.
Register and participate for free

Skills in Action Photo Competition 2019

Are you an amateur or professional photographer? Use your skills to capture pictures that not only show but tell amazing stories and submit your photos to the #SkillsInAction Photo Competition!

“Inspiring youth and improving perception for skill” Exhibition for WYSD 2019
An exhibit entitled “Inspiring youth and improving perception for skills” will be held on 9-18 July 2019 at the Vienna Café Corridor in the UN Headquarters. to showcase the successes of young people that have changed their lives with their skills. The exhibit is organized by WorldSkills, UNESCO, and UNESCO-UNEVOC, in partnership with the Permanent Missions of Sri Lanka and Portugal.