|Program Type:||International Consultation Meeting /|
|Venue:||Bonn, Germany /|
|Date:||October 27-30, 2011 /|
UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for TVET in Bonn, Colombo Plan Staff College for Technician Education (CPSC) and the GIZ -Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit -Human Capacity Development in TVET / UNEVOC Centre Magdeburg. /
The International Consultation Meeting on Transforming TVET for meeting the Challenges of the Green Economy was convened as a cooperation program among UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for TVET in Bonn, Colombo Plan Staff College for Technician Education (CPSC) and the GIZ -Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit -Human Capacity Development in TVET / UNEVOC Centre Magdeburg.
Through the rich exchange of views, perspectives and lessons learnt among 20 countries represented from across five major regions including Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East, the meeting provided a platform to elaborate on key thematic issues including transition to green economy and the role of TVET, emerging green occupations and implications for TVET, international and regional cooperation frameworks and perspectives on transforming TVET for the green economy, and country perspectives on policies, achievements, best practices and challenges in transforming TVET for the green economy.
Discussions were led by the partner organizers the International Labor Organization (ILO), the European Training Foundation (ETF), with substantive input from German agencies including the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), and the German National Commission for UNESCO. The meeting was supported locally by the German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA) which arranged the study visits to relevant water and waste water treatment facilities and reservoir. Delegates and attendees were from Belarus, Bhutan, Egypt, Fiji, Gambia, Germany, Italy, Rep. of Korea, Malaysia, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka and USA.