Global Skill Development Meet

In India, there is a huge mismatch between the current education and the skill sets that the industry and business needs. Industry & Academics-have both realized that the gap in the supply of employable manpower can not be bridged without their close cooperation & continued engagement. Keeping in mind the large requirements of Indian business as well as educational institutions, and the huge mismatch between the current education, EIFE along with UNESCO & OECD will introduce an event ”Global Skill Development Meet” in Paris that will take place on May 23, 2016 in the premises of UNESCO. The objective of this event is to create awareness about the skill development scenario in India, looking at specific sectors and assessing the requirements. Key speakers from the UNESCO, OECD and many other public and private sector will share their experiences and analysis, including best practices and innovative ways. These knowledgeable sessions will be followed by B2B sessions where the Indian and European partners will interact and look at partnership opportunities. This event will provide you:

First EU-INDIA Skill Development Meet in Paris

Real business opportunities as many Indian partners are bringing with them concrete demands for joint ventures, technical assistance, know-how etc

A platform to bring together Indian and European participants and help these business opportunities fructify.

A platform for you to hear from Indian participants about their challenges and current requirements in the field of the skill development in different sectors.

A platform to communicate about your experiences with other countries, your success stories, you can even talk about what best you have done and propositions for the Indian partners looking at improving their existing structures.

During the events Indian partners will be able to look for European companies who are already there, and also look for possible areas of collaboration in India. During the events they will not only get to know about the best practices but also about the challenges they will face while working in India.

A platform to interact with key decision makers or right stakeholders such as the Ministers, Govt Officials, Institutes Owners, Media Representatives and will open a new window to communicate about your projects and ventures.

Through our website, our wide network in the public-private sector including the media industry, we will also help you to brand your company and circulate the right information to the target audience.

The United Nations Education Science and Culture Organization

India has been a member of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, Cultural Organization, a specialized agency of the United Nations since its inception in 1946.

India is among the founding members of UNESCO and has been playing a very active role in promoting UNESCO’s ideals and objectives. The Executive Board acting under the authority of the General Conference examines the programme of work for the Organization and corresponding budget estimates submitted to it by the Director-General. It consists of 58 Member States, each with a four-year term of office. It meets twice a year except for the General Conference year, when it meets additionally after the General Conference has finished.

India has established an office of Permanent Delegation at UNESCO, Paris. Ms. Ruchira Kamboj (IFS-87) has taken over as the present Permanent Representative of India (PRI) to UNESCO since 15th April, 2014.

The Europe India Foundation for Excellence

The Europe India Foundation for Excellence – EIFE is a think-tank, innovation-incubator and non-profit organization created with the objective of informing and educating global audience, with a focus on Europe about India. Seeing the potential for development, EIFE has launched an ambitious project, EU-India Skill Development Partnership, with the objective of building a platform with various government, private sector and civil society players to rapidly build up a vibrant skill development partnership ecosystem which envisages help from EU for various aspects of building up skill development in India.

The Foundation will find partners in India and Europe and with them finance, co-produce or encourage research, education and other activities in order to promotes other organisations, companies or events in the domain of, innovation and excellence. Additionally, it proposes to organise events for the promotion of culture, business, social and political relations.

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