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The conference aimed to lift social innovation on par with highly valued innovations in business and technology. In 14 thematic panels the conference determined the most needed social innovations and adequate approaches of research.
The School is organising specialised courses on socio-economic development and creating an international platform to exchange experiences and knowledge between public officers and practitioners from OECD member and non member countries that deals with cooperation and local development issues.
"Comunidad y desarollo local" es un curso intensivo de dos semanas construido para un grupo de estudio de America Latina (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico y Perú) para un trabajo de investigación e intercambio sobre el proceso de definición de una estrategia de desarollo local.
Organised by the Union For the Mediterranean in cooperation with LEED and the City of Barcelona, this conference discussed pathways to address high youth unemployment, skills development for women’s integration in local labour markets and developing the best environment for SMEs to thrive.
This project assesses the contribution of labour market policy to boosting quality employment and enhancing productivity by better matching skills supply to demand, improving training provision and addressing skills gaps but also improving skills utilisation by firms.
Created in 2000, the LEED Forum on Social Innovations forum's main objective is to facilitate international dissemination and transfer of best policies and practices in social innovation.
Policy makers, economists and representatives of international and European institutions discussed the future of global economic and financial development and debated the role played by regions and localities in the recovery and development of economic competitiveness.
Decisori politici, economisti di alto livello e rappresentanti di istituzioni internazionali ed europee hanno discusso il futuro dello sviluppo economico globale e finanziario e del ruolo svolto dalle regioni e località per il recupero e lo sviluppo della competitività economica internazionale.
These LEED reviews will examine the framework conditions and instruments for intervention to achieve successful local economic development in participating countries and localities.
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This workshop provided an opportunity to discuss ways to increase the effectiveness of actions to boost skills development to stimulate good quality employment both abroad and in Cambodia.