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The conference discussed the results of the project as well as policy recommendations on training and skills development for the creation of an innovative and competitive SME sector in OECD countries.
The main objective of the seminar was to provide an international forum for a multi-stakeholder policy dialogue on tourism and local development, also in relation to entrepreneurship and job creation, with a special focus on developments in the Mediterranean region.
Leveraging training and skills development in SMEs is an OECD LEED project. The project examines the role of skills and training ecosystems. It investigates the relevance of green skills for SMEs by exploring the transformation and greening of SMEs towards a low-carbon economy.
This book defines the major trends and challenges facing tourism in the next decade – from globalisation to environmental issues. Tourism data from 42 countries are presented and analysed including all OECD countries, and fast-growing tourism centres such as Brazil, Chile, China and India.
The first edition of a biennial publication which analyses best practice in OECD and selected non member economies. It surveys a number of initiatives taken by governments and businesses in the tourism field, and provides a statistical profile of tourism in reporting countries.
This site contains a list of key references on Turkey. The documentary database includes documents on partnership and local governance that have been published by governments, universities and other organisations.
Local entrepreneurship is one of the keys to business development in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa, and women have a particular role to play in getting the region to fulfil its economic potential and bring greater prosperity to its citizens
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Turkish version of Small and Medium Enterprises in Turkey: Issues and Policies
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SMEs play a particularly important role in the Turkish economy. The government authorities have for many years carried out a variety of programmes to support them. The design and implementation of such programmes have received increasing attention since Turkey joined the Customs Union with the EU.
Documentation for the 2nd OECD Conference of Ministers responsible for SMEs: "Promoting Entrepreneursip and Innovative SMEs in a Global Economy - Towards a More Responsible and Inclusive Globalisation" (Istanbul, 3-5 June 2004)