LEED's mission is to contribute to the creation of more and better jobs through effective policy implementation, innovative practices, stronger capacities and integrated strategies at a local level.
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Addressed to both local practitioners and national policy makers, this guide reviews responses to the recent economic downturn and the steep rise in unemployment in OECD and non-OECD countries.
Representatives from governments and employment agencies across Asia and the OECD discussed how to overcome the lack of co-ordination between labour market policy and vocational training as a clear impediment to successful skills development in developing Asia.
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The discussion informed how companies in the cleantech sector in Asia adjust to the green economy and its potential. Participants discussed strategies to foster green business potential, challenges and opportunities of the cleantech industry development.
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.