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WorldSkills is showcasing the value of skills and raising the recognition of skilled professionals worldwide.

Skills are the foundation of modern life. Everything, from the houses we live in to the societies we create, is the result of skills. They are the driving force behind successful careers and companies, thriving industries, and economies. Skills keep the world working.

Upcoming Events and Competitions

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WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

14-19 October 2017

Brazil`s National Competition 2016
1 July 2016 - 13 August 2016

Regional Skills Competitions
1 July 2016 - 26 November 2016

WorldSkills Singapore 2016
7-9 July 2016

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Latest News

One week left to enter #SkillsRuleTheWorld photo contest

There is one week left to enter in the #‎SkillsRuleTheWorld‬ photo contest leading up to World Youth Skills Day on 15 July 2016.

Week three winner of ‪#‎SkillsRuleTheWorld‬ photo contest is Instagram user @arnaudschoenmaker from the Netherlands now attending school in Holland.

Add a photo with #SkillsRuleTheWorld on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter of your skill in action! If you post on Facebook make sure your photo is set for public.

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Week two of World Youth Skills Day #SkillsRuleTheWorld Photo Contest

The #‎SkillsRuleTheWorld‬ photo contest leading  up to World Youth Skills Day, continues to receive entrants from around the world. From Canada to Australia, and the United Kingdom to South Africa, the world's youth are preparing for the celebratory recognition of their skills on 15 July 2016. 

The week two winner of the photo contest is from Instagram user #rzuhair17 from Indonesia!

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