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This is a summary of rural development goals.
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Urban development addresses current issues such as global warming, poverty and exclusion and encourages the benefits of agglomeration by providing collective public goods.
Asia is generally recognised to be leading the global recovery from the financial crisis, while decentralisation is transforming the role of local government from implementers of national strategies to equal partners with national government for social and economic initiatives.
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Regional policy requires multi-level governance mechanisms within a coherent, forward looking, cross-sectoral,andflexible framework.
The conference reviewed the results of OECD research with national policy makers and practitioners, debating the best way of managing flexibility and accountability in labour market policy.
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The event was organised by the ESF Learning Network Community of Practice for Inclusive Entrepreneurship (COPIE 2). It took place at the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften in Berlin-Mitte and was by invitation only.
This seminar was organised by the OECD LEED Programme in cooperation with the City Council of Barcelona, through its Local Development Agency, Barcelona Activa, to analyse best practices for quality employment in different environments among OECD countries.
The NORA region is a transnational area comprising the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland and coastal Norway. This review recommends strengthening co-operation across the region to improve accessibility, diversify the economic base, and ensure sustainable development of fisheries.
How can local economic development projects integrate social and employment objectives? How can labour market policy support economic growth? Answers to this and other issues were discussed at the 7th Annual Meeting of the OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance.
This LEED study will analyse the factors leading to youth exclusion from the labour market at the local level and review the programmes and locally differentiated national measures in place to support youth in the school-to-work transition, labour market integration, retention an progression.