UNIDO is pleased to invite you to the virtual Learning and Knowledge Development Facility (LKDF) Forum 2020 on 6-8 October 2020. Under the theme Green Skills for a Sustainable Future, and through a combination of plenary sessions, virtual booths, networking opportunities, and an expert-led workshop, the LKDF Forum 2020 will provide a virtual venue to discuss the future of skills and jobs. In particular, how public and private sector partners can work together to reduce the mismatch between supply and demand for skills.

 In cooperation with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, the European Training Foundation, and WorldSkills International, the Forum will bring you lively discussions of high-level representatives, industry leaders, such as:

 His Excellency Melaku Alebel, Minister of Trade and Industry, Ethiopia

  • His Excellency Abdullahi Ali Hassan, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Somalia
  • LI Yong, Director General, United Nations Industrial Development Organization
  • Inger Andersen, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme
  • Carin Jämtin, Director General, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
  • David Hoey, CEO, WorldSkills International
  • Saadia Zahidi, Managing Director, World Economic Forum
  • Janne Vangen Solheim, CEO, Janusfabrikken AS & UNIDO Goodwill Ambassador
  • Helen Hai, CEO, Made in Africa Initiative & UNIDO Goodwill Ambassador
  • Cesare Onestini, Director, European Training Foundation (ETF)
  • Enrico Rühle, Board Member, FESTO Didactic
  • representatives from the 2020 Class of Young Leaders for SDGs

We look forward to your attendance and participation!

Register to the Forum here.

Access the event agenda here.

Make use of the AI-powered simultaneous translation available +16 languages here.

If you have further questions, contact Riccardo Savigliano, Chief, Agro-Industries and Skills Development Division (R.Savigliano [at] unido.org) and lkd-facility [at] unido.org