The Winter Academy on Tourism management for UNESCO designated sites in natural areas offers training for policy makers, managers and professionals who are actively engaged in managing tourism in natural areas designated by UNESCO in the framework of one of its programmes (Heritage, Biospheres, Geoparks). It will take place on 24-29 November 2019 in the Dolomites, Trento, Italy.
The Academy was a training opportunity for young municipal administrators to acquire an open mind-set towards innovation on issues of integrated local development and programming. The course was reserved to young local administrators from Trentino and Triveneto, Italy.
The OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities is pleased to announce a call for internship applications in the area of culture, creative industries and local development. Deadline for applications: Friday, 13th December 2019 at 23.59 (Paris time).
The OECD Spatial Productivity Lab (SPL) is a dedicated research laboratory that works with local and global partners to improve our understanding of the spatial dimension of productivity growth, the relevance of links between different types of areas and how regional policy can facilitate productivity growth, creation of better jobs and increased well-being.
The Workshop focused on the Flemish and English support to old-age dependency and long-term care systems, through short presentations made by national experts on key issues and questions proposed by local administrators, followed by a critical discussion.
English, PDF, 4,697kb
The OECD Summer School on Community and Local Development aims at strengthening knowledge and competencies of selected target participants from different Latin American and Caribbean countries, who are engaged in territorial development. The Compendium offers a collection of 49 initiatives that have contributed to local development in various geographical contexts.
English, PDF, 2,570kb
This document is a case study report presenting the results of the application of the self-assessment framework of the OECD ICOM Guide for Local Governments, Communities and Museums in Poland, undertaken with the support of Ministry of Investment and Economic Development and in co-operation with ICOM and ICOM Poland National Committee.
English, PDF, 11,065kb
The Guide was developed by the OECD’s Local Economic and Employment Development Programme (LEED) and the International Council of Museums (ICOM) to inform and support policy makers and the museum community in maximising the impact of culture and heritage on local development.
The OECD Spatial Productivity Lab organises 4 special sessions at the the 59th ERSA congress “Cities, regions and digital transformations: Opportunities, risks and challenges", which will host a large variety of themes in spatial, regional, and urban economics, economic geography, and regional policy topics like local governance and institutions
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.