SMEs are suffering under the credit crunch, with banks demanding tougher loan terms while sales weaken and debtors delay payments. How can governments help? A Round Table organised under the auspices of the OECD to discuss possible policy options will take place on 26-27 March in Turin.
The conference on "Competitive Cities and Climate Change" was held in Milan, Italy, on 9-10 October 2008.
The objective of this conference was to share experiences on how, trough CRS strategies, public and private sector, Trade Unions and local community organisations can partner to support sustainable development at local level, with a particular focus on Russia.
Should central government leave regional development to local policy makers? Employment ministers from OECD countries, including Finland, Italy, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States, addressed such questions at a conference in Venice, Italy, from 17-19 April 2008.
The seminar was organised by the OECD LEED Centre for Local Development in Trento in co-operation with the Autonomous Province of Trento, the Trentino Federation of Cooperatives and the Institute for the Development of Non-Profit Organisations (ISSAN) of the University of Trento, Italy.
This seminar is organised in cooperation with INAS CISL and Fondazione Giulio Pastore. The event will present and discuss the results of research addressing these issues undertaken in eight European countries: Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Belgium, Great Britain, Sweden and Poland.For each country, the research provides an overview of the changes in the trade union movement, not only as an actor in labour market bargaining, but also
The LEED Programme of the OECD and its Trento Centre held a two day capacity building seminar focusing on how policy makers and practitioners can use evaluation to better design and deliver local development strategies. The event took place on 10-12 July, 2006 in Trento, Italy.
Il convegno, che analizzerà questi ed altri temi, si prefigge da un lato di sensibilizzare il mondo politico e quello economico sull’importanza strategica della cultura nelle politiche per lo sviluppo economico e, dall’altro lato...
This conference aimed to increase awareness of policy makers and the private sector on the importance of culture in development policies. It also promoted specific recommendations on how to...
This conference took place on 22-23 September 2005 in Trento, Italy. It built on the interest registered at the Capacity Building Seminar in November 2004 to further explore the trends, opportunities and challenges that social economy...