Shanghai, one of China’s most developed cities, won a bid on Oct 13 to host the 46th WorldSkills Competition in 2021, during the General Assembly of WorldSkills in Abu Dhabi.
Shanghai entered the bid to host the 46th WorldSkills Competition in 2021, along with cities in Switzerland and South Africa.
WorldSkills dates back to 1950 when it was first held in Madrid, Spain. The biennial event seeks to increase the awareness and prestige of vocational and blue-collar professions. China first participated in the event in 2011.