All institutions and organisations involved in the management of area-based partnerships and whose remit is to support local economic and employment development may become members of the Forum. Members include: public authorities at national, regional and local levels, public services (e.g. employment, social, training, health, education), business support organisations and regional development agencies, civil society organisations, research institutes. Members have the opportunity to share information about their work online via the FPLD database in addition to participating in events and activities to share their work and learn from the work of others. The Forum also regularly publicises reports and handbooks on topics relevant to local economic and employment development.

How to share information about your work online

Become an active member of the network by sharing your knowledge and expertise with other Forum members. To be included in the FPLD online database, fill in the personal data form & one of the two "fiches" below:

  • Partnerships country fiche - for national or regional partnership networks; or
  • Local development project fiche - for a single initiative relating to jobs, skills, youth, social inclusion, entrepreneurship or economic development characterised by an integrated approach that may represent a best practice and inspire other members.

The information provided will be validated by the Forum Team and posted on this website as part of the Forum database.


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Further information

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