WorldSkills International (WSI)
1950 Madrid Spain
Founded during 1st International Vocational Training Competition (IVTC). First Organizing Council, Jun 1954. Evolved into International Vocational Training Organization (IVTO). First Constitution adopted 25 Sep 1975, Madrid; supplement drawn up 28 Aug 1983, Linz (Austria). Current Constitution ratified at General Assembly, 15 Jun 2000, Lisbon (Portugal), came into effect 15 Jun 2000; revised and adapted at General Assemblies of 14 Mar 2002, Auckland (New Zealand), 10 May 2004, Hong Kong, 25 May 2005, Helsinki (Finland) and May 2006, Melbourne (Australia).
Promote worldwide awareness of the essential contribution that skills and high standards of competence make to achievement of economic success and individual fulfillment.
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