LEED Programme (Local Economic and Employment Development)

LEED Trento Centre: sustainable tourism, culture and creative industries

 

LEED Trento Topic: Sustainable tourism, culture, creative industriesTo assist and advice countries, regions and localities in the design and implementation of integrated local development strategies based on sustainable tourism, culture and creative industries.

These activities are undertaken also in cooperation with the OECD Tourism Committee.


 

What's new

International Summer School for cooperation and local development - Eighth edition (Trento, Italy) 
17-28 July 2017
The scope of the School is to organise specialised courses on socio-economic development and to create 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. The eighth edition of the Summer School on “Community and local development: building strategies for local development" will take place from 17 to 28 July 2017 in Trento. Working language: Spanish.

Round-table: Culture, health and well-being - 12th Festival od Economics (Trento, Italy)
3 June 2017 - 17.30
Several analysis have highlighted the positive relationships between health, psycho-physical well-being and cultural practice. Time spent in contact with art and beauty, or music and theatre, contributes to raising the quality of life, improving the diseases management, and the same therapeutic process can be enriched with new creative and narrative approaches. 

ACTORS Italy - Cultural Attractors for Tourism and Employment in Southern Italian Regions - REVIEW
May 2014 - October 2016
The OECD LEED Trento Centre in agreement with the Italian Government, is assisting the Ministry of Culture, Heritage and Tourism (MIBACT) in the promotion and support of social and economic development  activities in Southern Italian Regions (Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Apulia and Sicily) through the valorisation of their cultural, natural and landscape attractions.

Forum: Ravello LAB 2016 - Culture and Development -  Projects and tools for local growth (Ravello, Italy)
20-22 October 2016
Experts, policymakers and practitioners from Italy and Europe brainstormed on ‘What tools for culture and local development’, in Ravello on 19-21 October. For the second time LEED joined Federculture and the Centro Universitario Europeo per i Beni Culturali (CUEBC) on this unique forum bridging the worlds of culture and local development. LEED shared some of the results from the ACTORS project.

International Summer School for cooperation and local development - Seventh edition (Trento, Italy) 
18-29 July 2016
The scope of the School is to organise specialised courses on socio-economic development and to create 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. The seventh edition of the Summer School on “Community and local development: building strategies for local development" took place from 18 to 29 July 2016 in Trento. Working language: Spanish.

Round-table: The Cities of Culture experience: paths of change between past and future - 11th Festival od Economics (Trento, Italy)
3 June 2016 - 11.00
The intangible factors are relevant to define the competitiveness of  places, their attractiveness, the development of resources and talents much more than we were to believe. The European Capital Cities of Culture and the Italian Capital Cities of Culture represent a real and true movement capable of producing change, evolution and regeneration of the area. 

Forum12th Annual Meeting of the Forum on Partnerships and Local Development - Creativity, jobs and local development (Venice, Italy)
18-19 April 2016
This year the Forum focused on creativity, jobs and local development. We examined how localities can support culture and creative industries as a source of knowledge and job creation and how the creative industry can act as a powerful driving force areas such as tourism, urban regeneration, and social inclusion.

Forum: Ravello LAB 2015 - Culture and creative industries for developing districts (Ravello, Italy)
22-24 October 2015
In the 2015 edition, the Ravello Symposium invited a select and interdisciplinary number of panelists to discuss two strongly interconnected issues: public-private partnership for culture-based development and territories and creative industries as tools for development.

International Summer School for cooperation and local development - Sixth edition (Trento, Italy)
20-31 July 2015
The scope of the School is to organise specialised courses on socio-economic development and to create 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. The sixth edition of the Summer School on “Community and local development: building strategies for local development" took place from 20 to 31 July 2015 in Trento. Working language: Spanish.

International Summer School for cooperation and local development - Fifth edition (Trento, Italy)
14-25 July 2014
The scope of the School is to organise specialised courses on socio-economic development and to create 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. The fifth edition of the Summer School on “Community and local development: building strategies for local development" took place from 14 to 25 July 2014 in Trento. Working language: Spanish.

International Summer School for cooperation and local development - Fourth edition (Trento, Italy)
15-26 July 2013
The scope of the School is to organise specialised courses on socio-economic development and to create 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. The fourth edition of the Summer School on “Community and local development: building strategies for local development" took place from 15 to 25 July 2013 in Trento. Working language: Spanish.

 

Events & Activities

2012

Capacity building seminar: Developing tourism outside of established localities - Third edition (Trento, Italy)
26-29 November 2012
The capacity building seminar is based on an active exchange of experiences between the participants duly provided in advance. The strength of such a roundtable event lies in the discussion of these experiences in an interactive setting.

International Summer School for cooperation and local development -Third edition (Trento, Italy)
16-26 July 2012
The scope of the School is to organise specialised courses on socio-economic development and to create 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. The third edition of the Summer School on “Community and local development: building strategies for local development" took place from 16 to 26 July 2012 in Trento. Working language: Spanish.

 

2011

Capacity building seminar: New strategies for tourism and local development in the Mediterranean region - Second edition (Trento, Italy)
4-7 December 2011
The highly interactive 5-day capacity building seminar brought together national, regional, and local policy-makers and practitioners, in the Mediterranean region, to work with OECD and international experts in order to share and increase knowledge and awareness on tourism and local development in the Mediterranean region, by focusing also on the following relevant issues: (i) governance; (ii) entrepreneurship and job creation; (iii) skills; and (iv) livability, landscape and global events

International Summer School for cooperation and local development - Second edition (Trento, Italy)
18-28 July 2011
The scope of the School is to organise specialised courses on socio-economic development and to create 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. The second edition of the Summer School on “Community and local development: fostering social cohesion and sustainability" took place from 18 to 28 July 2011 in Trento.

Report: OECD studies on tourism - Italy: Review of issues and policies
6 July 2011
This report sets out the main analysis and recommendations of the tourism policy review of Italy. It  assesses the current state of tourism performance in Italy, its framework conditions and business environment, the existing set of tourism policies and programmes, especially in the area of statistics, promotion and education and training.  The report presents a series of policy recommendations intended to support policy and programme development in Italy in order to develop and strengthen further the tourism sector and to provide inspiration to policy makers in other countries faced with similar challenges.

 

2010

Capacity building seminar: New strategies for tourism and local development in the Mediterranean region - First edition (Trento, Italy)
13-16 December 2010
The seminar aimed to build and share the knowledge and know-how of participants on how to develop integrated strategies based on sustainable tourism and build new and innovative tourism policies, which reflect local characteristics and which address local need, engaging local communities. Mechanisms to ensure vertical and horizontal co-operation among all stakeholders and how to build entrepreneurial, including social entrepreneurship, tourism capacities and develop specific tourism skills were also explored.

Report: Sustainable tourism and local development in Apulia region, Italy
8 October 2010
This report is the final output of the project on "Sustainable tourism and local development in Apulia region",Italy,  developed by the OECD LEED Programme in collaboration with the OECD Tourism Committee, which aims to assist the Regional Government of Apulia and its regional and sub-regional partners in reviewing policies and assets of the Region.

International Summer School for cooperation and local development - First edition (Trento, Italy)
26 July-5 August 2010
The OECD LEED Trento Centre for local development, the Training Centre for International Cooperation (TCIC) and the EAFIT University of Medellin have recently set up a joint “International Summer School for cooperation and local development”. The scope of the School is to organise specialised courses on socio-economic development and to create 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. The first edition of the Summer School on “Community and local development: defining a strategy of growth for localities” took place from 26 July to 5 August 2010 in Trento, in collaboration with the Trentino Federation of Cooperatives and EURICSE.

Review: Sustainable tourism and local development in Apulia region, Italy
November 2009-July2010
The study of Apulia aims to review policies and assets of the region, so to provide recommendations and guidance to: (i) implement new sustainable tourism development strategies; (ii) strengthen the value of Apulia destination’s sites proposition;and (iii) foster skills and capacities at local level.

 

For further information, please contact Stefano.Barbieri@oecd.org and Alessandra.Proto@oecd.org.

 

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