Monthly Archive October 2018

Smart Solutions from Finland in Ho Chi Minh City

As part of the Week for Ho Chi Minh City Innovation, Startup and Entrepreneurship (WHISE 2018), celebrating the 45th Anniversary of Vietnam – Finland Diplomatic Relations, the Embassy of Finland in Hanoi and the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee co-organise the event “Smart Solutions from Finland” on 18 October, 2018. The event took place at Thames Hall, in, Ho Chi Minh City, implemented by Department of Science and Technology of Ho Chi Minh City and the Vietnam – Finland Innovation Partnership Programme (IPP).

Finland also excels in teacher and adult training, professional and vocational education, and recently has started to export its solutions.

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How skills development is changing lives in Eastern and Southern Africa

In Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania there is a new initiative to give young men and women practical skills to increase their employability, find decent work and improve their productivity. The approach is showing results in part because it is flexible, meeting the unique challenges facing each country.