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Celebrate World Youth Skills Day and Win a Trip to Abu Dhabi

All around the world, WorldSkills celebrates World Youth Skills Day on 15 July 2017, with member countries participating through different activities.

With hashtags #SkillsForAll and #WYSD to be used for everyone to join WorldSkills and the United Nations in raising awareness about the importance of youth developing skills. #SkillsForAll supports our view that everyone should have the opportunity to discover and develop their talents. Through skills individuals, communities, and countries can create a more prosperous future.

We firmly believe that skills should be available to everyone.

WorldSkills New Zealand will participate in in the #WYSD and #SkillsForAll campaign through Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Follow us and watch out for them this July.

World Youth Skills Day Vlogger Competition

In addition, WorldSkills International has launched a social media competition with a trip to WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 up for grabs!S

Submit a 2-minute video on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or YouTube using the hashtag #SkillsForAll and you could become the official vlogger at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017!

It can be your own story or the story of someone who inspires you — showing how skills create more positive futures. The deadline for submissions is 9 July 2017. Full contest details available on our World Youth Skills Day webpage.

With exclusive access to the event you will go behind the scenes to capture what it takes to put on the world’s largest skills competition. Every day you will tell the stories of the event by producing videos on what you have seen, and by interviewing the people who make it happen. Your videos will be featured on the WorldSkills social media platforms.

Each year, on 15 July, WorldSkills, alongside our Members and partners recognize the need to empower more young people to pursue skills. On 18 December 2014, the United Nations General Assembly, declared 15 July as World Youth Skills Day (WYSD). For more information visit our World Youth Skills Day webpage.