ASEAN ministers bolster human resource development

The ASEAN high-level conference on Human Resource Development for the Changing World of Work was held virtually on September 16 by Vietnam as the ASEAN Chair 2020, with the participation of 150 delegates.

At the opening ceremony, ASEAN labour and education ministers launched the Roadmap of ASEAN Declaration on Human Resources Development for the Changing World of Work, along with the ASEAN Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Council.

At the event (Photo: asean.org)

Human resources development is one of Vietnam’s priorities and the high-level conference viewed it as a highlight in its ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020. It was also the first conference seeing the participation of ASEAN labour and education ministers.

Addressing the event, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said the world has witnessed major changes such as digital transformation, the Fourth Industrial Revolution, non-traditional security issues and the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic.

Human resource development in the revolution has been discussed at various global and regional forums, he noted.

The Deputy PM underlined that new mechanisms are needed to help all labourers grab opportunities and come to know their responsibilities to acquire new knowledge and skills, stressing that human resources development is among the three key priorities of the ASEAN Community stated in the ASEAN Charter.

Efforts in the field must be further promoted to ensure the successful implementation of the ASEAN Declaration on Human Resources Development for the Changing World of Work, he reiterated.

In his remarks, ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi affirmed that to raise the regional educational quality, attention must be paid to both general education and vocational training, along with fostering digital skills to maximise workers’ capacity in the current technological era./.

CPV (Source: VNA)
News Related

OTHER NEWS

Hà Nội international marathon to welcome ‘new normal’

People and children join the last year Hanoi International Heritage Marathon hosted by VPBank. Thousands of runners from all continents will participate the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 (VPHM) on Sunday.— Photo courtesy... Read more »

F1 Vietnam cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

The first F1 event ever to be held in Việt Nam, was due to take place in April, but it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo nld.com.vn HÀ NỘI — The... Read more »

Vietnam cancels 2020 F1 race due to COVID-19 pandemic

HANOI — Vietnam’s first Formula One grand prix has been officially cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organisers said on Friday. The Vietnamese Grand Prix was originally scheduled to take place in April... Read more »

Formula One grand prix officially cancelled in Vietnam

The organisers of Vietnam’s first ever Formula One (F1) grand prix have announced that the event is officially cancelled due to the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read more »

Sài Gòn FC boss confident team can still win V.League 1 despite defeat

Sài Gòn FC struggled at Gò Đậu Stadium and fell to a 3-1 defeat to the home team Becamex Bình Dương. — Photo thanhnien.vn HCM CITY — Despite losing to Becamex Bình Dương... Read more »

Yanks for the memories Diana

TIME FOR CHANGE: Liverpool FC owner John Henry wants radical changes made to the Premier League. AFP/VNA Photo. Paul Kennedy For me, the 1994 World Cup won’t be remembered for the 0-0 final... Read more »

Pundit tips Lương Xuân Trường to play in Australia

Lương Xuân Trường is praised by Australia media as one of the Southeast Asian players who are capable of competing in the A-League. Photo Zingnews.vn HÀ NỘI Lương Xuân Trường has been named... Read more »

National squad to gather in mid-November ahead of international tournaments

The Vietnamese men’s national football team will hold a short training camp in mid-November following the conclusion of the V.League 1 season with the aim of preparing for upcoming international tournaments. Read more »

HCM City I FC win first leg of National Women’s Football Championship

Ho Chi Minh City I FC, in yellow, gain a 3-0 win over Hanoi II FC in the final match of the first leg of the Vietnam Women‚Äôs Football Championship 2020. Coach Kim... Read more »

HCM City I FC win first leg of National Women’s Football Championship

Ho Chi Minh City I FC have finished top of the first leg of the National Women’s Football Championship after recording a resounding 3-0 win over hosts Hanoi II FC on October... Read more »