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World Youth Skills Day 2015

The hashtags #wysd #worldskills were used to promote the first ever World Youth Skills Day.

Public Campaign

The task was to create a video showing everyone their skill or career by capturing “A day in the life of…” themed video. It had to be under three minutes in length. The deadline for submissions was 16 July 2015 at 12:01 GMT.


Ana Vashadze, Competitor in Floristry from Tbilisi, Georgia with her video “Day in the life”.

Members Campaign Around the world with skills

The task was to promote skills by creating a short video of Competitors or Teams preparing for WorldSkills São Paulo 2015. The deadline for submissions was 16 July 2015 at 12:01 GMT.


Ma Weixin, Competitor in Graphic Design Technology representing WorldSkills Member China, with her video “The Beauty of Design”.

Campaigns by Partners

  • Tweet chat by Cisco: Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 10:00-10:30 a.m. (GMT-7) with Cisco NetAcad (moderator), Cisco Corporate Affairs VP – Harbrinder Kang, a representative from Cisco Partner, a representative from DDD (Digital Divide Data), and a representative from Cisco Partner Cyber Patriot. #CiscoChat #wysd
  • SDG8 International Careers and African Youths, Skills from the life of Nelson Mandela for Youths, Wednesday 15 July 2015 2:00-5:00 p.m. at Permanent Observer Mission of the African Union to the United Nations 305 East, 47th Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10017. RSVP: Mr. Isreal Adeyanju, 6469773178, Director Youth and Students, center@unescocfor.



Join us in promoting the first ever World Youth Skills Day! Use the hashtags: #wysd #worldskills so we can see all your activities and responses to the campaigns.