Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi will host the 2nd WorldSkills Asia Competition at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). The event, organized by the Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ACTVET), will be held on November 27 to 29, 2023.
The event will witness competitors, experts, and workshop managers from more than 30 member and guest countries of WorldSkills Asia attend as well as compete in 27 technical and vocational skills.
According to Dr. Mubarak Saeed Al Shamsi, founder and President of WorldSkills Asia and Director-General of ACTVET, Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed’s patronage for the competition and the wise leadership in the UAE have extended to the development of technical and vocational skills among Asian youth in pursuit of the WorldSkills organization’s strategic and future objectives.
The WorldSkills Asia competition takes place every two years in one of the member countries of the WorldSkills Asia organization.
The event has several goals, including inspiring Asian youth and helping them develop skills for future jobs. The competition is further aimed at attracting member states and international partners in both private and government educational institutions to promote talent as well as develop global standards of skills and competencies across Asia.