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  • 14-December-2009

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    Skills for competitiveness project

    OECD research shows that to be successful in today’s knowledge economy, communities need to invest not only in the supply of skills but also in the demand for skills.The new OECD LEED project on “Skills for Competitiveness” will examine the advantages of such demand-side policy interventions.

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  • 9-December-2009

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    The Challenge of Shoring up the Pillars of our Social Protection Systems

    Speech by John P. Martin at a conference organised by the European Commission on "“SOCIAL PROTECTION: ITS CONTRIBUTION TO RECOVERY” – AN EXCHANGE BETWEEN EMERGING ECONOMIES AND THE EU" in Brussels, 9 December 2009

  • 7-December-2009

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    US should increase spending to help young people amid rising unemployment, says OECD

    The US should raise significantly federal funding on jobs programmes for young people in order to limit the impact of the economic downturn on the current generation of school leavers, according to a new OECD report.

  • 7-December-2009

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    Jobs for Youth/Des emplois pour les jeunes: UNITED STATES

    OECD has launched a series of reports in 16 countries including the US. Each report contains a survey of the main barriers to employment for young people, an assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of existing measures to improve the transition from school to work.

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  • 1-December-2009

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    Conference: Routes out of the crisis: Strategies for local employment recovery and skills development in Asia (Malag-Java)

    While no country has been spared from the effects of the financial and economic crisis, the diverse impact has been quite evident in Asia. This meeting aimed to strengthen the capacity of local level players to undertake effective employment recovery and skills strategies in response to the cris

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  • 1-December-2009

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    Employment and Skills Strategies in Southeast Asia (ESSSA)

    The rapidly developing Southeast Asia region is confronted with significant labour market challenges. This initiative aims to address the issues of employment and skills, especially through an interaction platform for members.

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  • 24-November-2009

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    Activation Policies in Finland (Social, Employment and Migration Working Paper No. 98, 2009)

    This report examines the performance of the Public Employment Service (PES) and the effectiveness of activation strategies in Finland. It covers the role of the key actors, the placement function of the PES ...

  • 24-November-2009

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    URBACT Annual Conference

    Active players from European cities will discuss the challenges of integrated sustainable urban development.It will provide a unique opportunity to meet and exchange on the various challenges of urban development, especially in a context of economic downturn and environmental uncertainty.

  • 23-November-2009

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    Jobs for Youth/Des emplois pour les jeunes: POLAND

    OECD has launched a series of reports in 16 countries including Poland. Each report contains a survey of the main barriers to employment for young people, an assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of existing measures to improve the transition from school to work.

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  • 18-November-2009

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    Seminar: Models for social inclusion - Results from five OECD case studies (Trento, Italy)

    The international seminar aimed to disseminate the results of an OECD LEED study on social inclusion undertaken in five Regions across Italy and Poland who are members of the ESF CoNET Network.

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