The Dominican Republic will host the 46th Meeting of the ILO-Cinterfor Technical Commission, with the purpose of analyzing the professional future, in which some 60 educational institutions will participate, coming from more than 27 countries from Latin America and Europe.
This was informed by Rafael Santos Badía, director of the Instituto Nacional de Formación Técnico Profesional (Infotep), host entity, together with the Minister of Labor (headquarters), Luis Miguel De Camps, during a press conference at the administrative building of Infotep.
The activity, considered the most important on professional training, will be held in Punta Cana, in the east of the country, from October 4 to 6.
The forum will be attended by President Luis Abinader, as well as some 100 directors of various vocational training institutions and labor ministers from other countries, according to Anne Caroline Posthuma, director of ILO/Cinterfor during her virtual participation.
“This opportunity is focused on the identification of training needs, including vocational technical training, which are necessary today, not only tomorrow,” the Minister of Labor explained to journalists.
The agenda of the meeting includes panels, presentations and discussions on vocational training issues, such as: adaptation to technological changes, inclusion of vulnerable groups, promotion of employability and entrepreneurship, lifelong learning, social dialogue and dual training.
The nations that will participate in the forum are: Argentina, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Bahamas, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cape Verde, Ecuador, Spain, Guatemala, Honduras, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Paraguay, Suriname, El Salvador, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, among others.
The forum is organized by the International Labor Organization (ILO) together with the Inter-American Center for Knowledge Development in Vocational Training (Cinterfor).