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.
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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.
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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.
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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 Summer School, at his third edition, is conceived as a training opportunity for municipal administrators to acquire an open mind-set towards innovation on issues of integrated local development and programming.
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.
Through its activities the OECD Trento Centre for Local Development provides policy advice and develops capacities for the effective design and implementation of policies that are tailored to local needs and focused on the key drivers of local economic growth and well-being in OECD Member and non Member countries.
The OECD Trento Centre recruits interns on an on-going basis and applications are accepted throughout the year. You can apply anytime via our online application platform.