The capacity building seminar will focus on the local development strategy design and implementation and more specifically it will emphasize the role of strategy in integrating different drivers, factors and enablers of local economic development. The seminar is being organised within the framework of the OECD Trento Centre for Local Development, which focuses on local development capacity building in Central, East and South East European countries.
The seminar will be structured around the following issues:
Up to 60 participants will be selected among experienced policy makers and practitioners working in the area of regional and local development strategy building and implementation in Central East and South East Europe. An advanced proficiency in English is required.
Applications from the National Level
Participants working in the ministry responsible for regional/local policies (In case this competency is shared between more than one ministry, a selection based on the submitted questionnaires will be undertaken by the organisers) are invited to take part in the application process.
A complete application should include a curriculum vitae and the duly completed questionnaire.
Applications from the Local Level
We are seeking to identifying participants from local government entities, local public agencies, chambers of commerce, local/regional development agencies and associations, working in the area of local/regional economic development and experienced in the design and implementation of local development strategies for their cities and/or regions.A final selection of participants will be made on the basis of the submitted questionnaires.
A complete application should include a curriculum vitae, a letter of motivation and the duly completed questionnaire.
Applications should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax +39 0461 277650.
The deadline for applications is 5 September 2006
The following costs of participation are covered by the OECD LEED Trento Centre:
For further information, please contact Alessandra.Proto@oecd.org