Knowledge and skills for development: The role of secondary education and training in the Middle East and North Africa

This paper is the summary of a conference titled "Knowledge and skills for development: The role of secondary education and training in the Middle East and North Africa", held in Turin, Italy, from 7 to 10 May 2000 under the auspices of the World Bank and the ETF. The conference was attended by ministers of education and labour and by senior officials from sixteen contries of the region. Participants also included representatives from six EU countries, along with some members of the European Commission and international organisations such as the ILO, CEDEFOP, OECD and UNESCO. Experts from the World Bank, the ETF, international organisations, EU member states, Hungary, Canada and the Med-MENA region led the discussions in pleanry sessions and in working groups.
This paper is the summary of a conference titled "Knowledge and skills for development: The role of secondary education and training in the Middle East and North Africa", held in Turin, Italy, from 7 to 10 May 2000 under the auspices of the World Bank and the ETF. The conference was attended by ministers of education and labour and by senior officials from sixteen contries of the region. Participants also included representatives from six EU countries, along with some members of the European Commission and international organisations such as the ILO, CEDEFOP, OECD and UNESCO. Experts from the World Bank, the ETF, international organisations, EU member states, Hungary, Canada and the Med-MENA region led the discussions in pleanry sessions and in working groups.