Who

All institutions involved in local economic and employment development and area-based partnerships may become Forum members.

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

What

Members share information via the online database in addition to participating in events and knowledge-sharing activities.

The Forum also regularly publicises reports and handbooks on relevant topics, such as employment & skills, culture & jobs, entrepreneurship and social economy.

How

Join the Forum!

Choose from below how you would like to engage with us. 

Strategic Partners & Partners

A unique relationship with the LEED Programme

We offer two levels of engagement:

  • Strategic Partners
  • Partners

Learn more about our partnership programme

LEED Partners members of the Forum Board

 The OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Development is led by the OECD LEED Programme with the support of Pobal (Ireland), Australian National Employment Services Association (NESA), Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR-SLK), World Association of Public Employment Services (WAPES), ESF-Agency Flanders, Belgium, gsub – Society for Social Business Consultancy (Germany) and W.E. Upjohn Institute (United States).

Members

Sharing information

All institutions involved in local economic and employment development and area-based partnerships may become forum members.

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

Membership

Membership is free of charge. To become a member and receive our newsletter, please fill in the membership form.

How can we highlight your work?

Become an active member of the network by sharing your knowledge and expertise with other Forum members. To be included in our online database, sign up and fill in one of our forms below:

  • Partnerships country - for national or regional partnership networks; or
  • Local development project - 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 LEED Forum Team and posted on this website as part of our database.