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The OECD conferenceGlobally Competitive, Locally Engaged - Higher Education and RegionsInternational Conference, took place on 9-21 September 2007 in Valencia, Spain.
This event took place within the framework of the LEED project on the Local Governance of Employment and Skills in East Asia. The workshop discussed strategies and initiatives in China and experts shared diverse lessons learned from various OECD countries.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and the Andean Development Corporation (CAF) are full members of the OECD LEED Programme working jointly on how to foster local development in Latin American and the Carribean.
This study provides an agency or city with the opportunity to have progress reviewed by an international team of experts, to have their successes and good practices documented and widely disseminated, and to have a peer review process.
LEED is currently examining 10 case studies of strong and innovative practice in designing local skills strategies from East Asia, Europe, Australasia and North and South America.
The LEED Programme released a report on "Clusters and Entrepreneurship: International Comparisons" in June 2007. The aim of this study was to give policy advice on how to adapt and strengthen the policy framework in order to support cluster and entrepreneurship de
"OECD Territorial Reviews: Germany" discusses the challenges and opportunities of German rural areas. It will be of interest to policy makers, researchers, NGOs and others active in rural development.
A review of Bulgaria's SME & tourism sector by international tourism experts, offering specific policy recommendations. This review is useful in considering further development of Bulgaria's new national tourism strategy.
Ovaj pregled zajednički je projekt Organizacije za gospodarsku suradnju i razvoj (OECD) i Američke agencije za međunarodni razvoj (USAID). Provode ga OECD-ov LEED Centar za lokalni razvoj u Trentu, Misija USAID-a u Hrvatskoj i World Learning, partner organizacija USAID-a.
This study reviews the challenges that urban entrepreneurialism must overcome to maintain and strengthen its relevance in the 21st century.