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The aims of the workshop are to outline the key findings and recommendations of the two reports and to look at how we can develop stronger partnerships across Sydney to reduce carbon emissions and increase economic and employment opportunities.
The gap between rich and poor in OECD countries has reached its highest level for over over 30 years, and governments must act quickly to tackle inequality, according to a new OECD report.
This report examines the relationship between SMEs' management of intellectual assets, innovation and competitiveness.
The main objective of the seminar was to provide an international forum for a multi-stakeholder policy dialogue on tourism and local development, also in relation to entrepreneurship and job creation, with a special focus on developments in the Mediterranean region.
This project examines how policies can support the integration of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) into global value chains through creating and exploiting linkages between SMEs and Foreign Direct Investors (FDI). It involves assessments of current conditions and opportunities in three regions of Kazakhstan and makes recommendations for policy actions at national and local levels.
The financial crisis has resulted in a substantial increase in unemployment in the OECD.
The LEED Programme has been a Knowledge Partner to the Urban Investment Network since its creation and supports this annual Summit. This event addresses important issues facing local leaders and builds on three decades of LEED engagement with public and private sectors.
The economic outlook has weakened significantly over the past six months, which is not good news for employment or the prospects of those looking for work. Policy action targeted on youth and the long-term unemployed can, and must, be taken.
The OECD area unemployment rate, at 8.2% in September 2011, was unchanged from August. The rate has remained at around 8.2% since January 2011.
Gathering evidence is an essential requirement for local development organisations to design sound economic development strategies, demonstrate delivery against objectives, and prepare a path for future policy action.