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46th WorldSkills Competition Postponed


WorldSkills International officially announced that WorldSkills Shanghai 2021 will make postponement by one year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The decision means that all future events will also be moved by one year so WorldSkills Lyon 2023 will move to 2024.

 

 "We are grateful for the support of both WorldSkills China and WorldSkills France and their organizing teams who have worked closely with WorldSkills International to reach what we all believe is the best solution to preserve the integrity and spirit of the Competition." said Chris Humphries, President and Chair of the Board. "Alongside our Members and Global Partners, we will use the next 12 months to continue connecting with young people through a series of exciting and innovative programmes that will embrace a year of innovation and inspire more young people to take up skills. " said David Hoey, CEO of WorldSkills International.

 

 The 46th WorldSkills Competition will be hosted in Shanghai, China in 2022 featuring over 1,400 Competitors from more than 60 countries and regions, competing in over 60 skills. WorldSkills Competitions create a global platform to develop help young people who want to change their lives and the fortunes of their communities and societies.