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This discussion paper on "Building Effective Local Partnerships: Organisational Challenges and Strategic Orientations" is the result of the active review "Capacity Building for Effective Local Partnerships", a joint project between the OECD and the USAID.
The conference was jointly organised the OECD LEED Programme, in partnership with the Inter-ministerial Delegation for Innovation, Social Experimentation and Social Economy, the National Co-operation Group and with the co-operation of the Eurogroup Institute
The conference was part of the project "Strengthening Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in East Germany", which assesses the opportunities and barriers for entrepreneurship in East Germany.
Sergio Arzeni is the Director of the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, and Local Development (CFE) in Paris, France.
The OECD LEED Programme has just released a report on "Enhancing the Capacity of Partnerships to Influence Policy” which gathers the experience of the two capacity building seminars organised by the Trento Centre for Local Development.
This publication provides an overview of the key issues and policy challenges surrounding entrepreneurship and SME development with particular reference to South East European (SEE) countries.
This conference is hosted by the Council of Labor Affairs and co-organised by the OECD LEED Programme. It will take place in Taipei, on 1-2 October 2007.
This event took place within the framework of the LEED project on the Local Governance of Employment and Skills in East Asia. The workshop discussed strategies and initiatives in China and experts shared diverse lessons learned from various OECD countries.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and the Andean Development Corporation (CAF) are full members of the OECD LEED Programme working jointly on how to foster local development in Latin American and the Carribean.
This study provides an agency or city with the opportunity to have progress reviewed by an international team of experts, to have their successes and good practices documented and widely disseminated, and to have a peer review process.