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Competition Preparation Week highlights

During Competition Preparation Week, members of the WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 team, delegates from the 76 Member countries and regions of WorldSkills International, and senior figures from the organization met to plan and discuss important details of this year’s Competition. It was a chance for all those taking part to examine and rehearse their plans for October, as well as to build confidence and excitement for the choice of Abu Dhabi as host city for the 44th Competition.

1. WorldSkills delegates from over 60 countries arrived in Abu Dhabi

27 January 2017

Delegates arrive at Abu Dhabi airport

2. At the opening plenary, delegates listened to the latest news about preparations for the event in October

28 January 2017

Competition Preparation Week

3. Delegates and sponsors had a variety of meetings to discuss skill competitions

28 January - 2 February 2017



4. ADEC and ACTVET signed a Memorandum of Understanding

30 January 2017

ACEC and ACVTET sign an MOU

5. New sponsors were welcomed by HE Mubarak Al Shamsi, Director General of ACTVET

30 January 2017



6. Children from Abu Dhabi schools took part in the launch of One School One Country

30 January 2017



7. Delegates toured ADNEC, the venue for the event in October

30 January 2017



8. Delegates enjoyed Abu Dhabi's finest sights and hospitality

Delegates tour ADNEC during Competition Preparation Week

What a great week! Thanks to all who took part. See you in October