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LEED and Cedefop organise the second edition of the Green Skills Forum which will bring together experts in innovation, employability and skills development and lessons from work conducted by the OECD, Cedefop, and other organisations on the implications of the green economy for skills development and training policies.
To be held on 5-6 December 2013, the Forum will discuss how governments can improve their investment policy framework to reduce the risk and attract long-term private finance in support of green growth.
The workshop brought together government, the private sector, IGO's, NGO’s and other experts and practitioners, so as to exchange experience and lessons learned on the key opportunities and challenges associated with biodiversity offset schemes.
A list of upcoming events related to the OECD's Green Growth Strategy.
The Global Forum on the Environment allows to share experiences and explore common policy issues focussing principally on the environmental dimension of sustainable development and its linkages with economic and social policies. The most recent Climate Change Expert Group Global Forum was held in March 2013.
The OECD participated in this annual event held in Stockholm (1-5 September 2013) where two major reports "Water Security for Better Lives" and "Water and Climate Change Adaptation: Policies to Navigate Uncharted Waters" were launched by the OECD's Secretary-General, Angel Gurría.
What is the role of the private sector in greening the agro-food chain? This OECD/BIAC workshop will examine such issues as the role of new technologies in increasing productivity and reducing waste, as well as developing private-public partnerships.
Hosted by the Ministry of Environment of the Czech Republic, a regional expert meeting on measuring progress towards green growth in the countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA) took place on 5-6 March 2013 in Prague to review existing experiences of using green growth indicators, and to discuss methodological and other forms of support needed to apply such indicators in the EECCA countries.
To help meet the challenges posed by climate change, the agriculture sector should increase its resilience. This book presents the summary and papers from a joint workshop by FAO and OECD that looked at how agriculture can build resilience for adaptation to climate change.
Information on and background documents for the Green Growth African Regional Workshops, 15-18 January 2013. The workshops presented conceptual issues and policy tool kits on implementing green growth policy measures and strategic environmental assessments.