ASEM Day Message
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam
On the occasion of ASEM day, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, together with the Ministry of Education and Training and the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of Viet Nam organised the ASEM Conference on Innovative Education and Human Resource Building for Sustainable Development. The event, co-sponsored by Finland, India, Indonesia, Japan and Korea, attracted 180 participants, including representatives from 20 cities and provinces of Viet Nam and almost 30 ASEM member countries. The Conference served as a chance to increase the awareness of ASEM and ASEM's contributions to enhanced innovative education and human resource building for sustainable development.
Viet Nam hosted the ASEM Conference on Innovative Education and Human Resource Building for Sustainable Development on 29-31 March 2017 in Hue, Viet Nam. The Conference provided a platform for ASEM Partners to validate best practices in promoting quality and innovative education for human resource development and consolidate proposals for ASEM’s new Vision for Education, including ASEM’s new Skills Agenda, and concrete measures to equip the young generation with 21st-century skills and qualities needed to achieve a skilled, adaptable and professional workforce in the era of the 4th Industrial Revolution.
The meeting was co-sponsored by Finland, India, Indonesia, Japan and Korea, drawing approximately 200 participants, including government officials, senior policymakers, researchers, educators, practitioners, universities, businesses, related regional and international organizations, and other stakeholders.
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