Meetings / Conferences / Agendas

  • 13-December-2010


    Conference: Leveraging training & skills development in SMEs (Warsaw, Poland)

    Training and skills development are greatly needed in SMEs. This conference reviewed the results of an OECD case study of the Zaglebie sub-region in south-east Poland. Policy makers, industry representatives and SMEs debated the best way to leverage training and skills development.

  • 8-December-2010


    Seminar: Green growth - An opportunity for local development and employment (Paris, France)

    The seminar analysed and discussed the role that local development actors can play in facilitating the adaptation to the green economy and the programmes to support the creation of greener jobs.

  • 8-November-2010


    Capacity building seminar: Local development, innovation and social capital (Trento, Italy)

    A one-day capacity building event was held at the Trento Centre on Monday, 8th of November, 2010. A delegation from the Korean Ministry of Employment and Labour and Korean provincial governments visited the Trento Centre to examine strategies for stimulating local employment

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  • 4-November-2010


    Workshop: Measuring local development policy delivery (Paris, France)

    The fourth seminar of the 2010 LEED FIELD project focused on measuring local development policy delivery. This workshop reviewed the innovative tools and methods used, as part of local information systems, by local development organisations.Venue: Paris (France)

  • 22-October-2010


    Seminar: Better jobs for ethnic minority and immigrant youth (Paris, France)

    A one day seminar was held as part of the ongoing Fulfilling Promise project examining ways to improve the employment outcomes of young people from ethnic minority and immigrant backgrounds.

  • 11-October-2010


    Study visit: Partnerships & the green economy (Austria and Slovenia)

    The study visit offered the possibility to: (i) get insights about the regional green skills strategy; (ii) learn about the organisational and funding structure of the regional green policy; (iii) network with people running green projects; (iv) visit of a similar project in Slovenia.

  • 7-October-2010


    Conference: From unemployment to self-employment (Berlin, Germany)

    During an economic downturn and recovery, self-employment becomes an appealing option to a number of job-seekers faced with reduced opportunities to regain quickly employment elsewhere in the labour market.The objective of this seminar was to share and assess the experiences of OECD countries.

  • 28-September-2010


    Conference: Skills development in the post-crisis context - Developing an area-based approach (Tokyo, Japan)

    Representatives from governments and employment agencies across Asia and the OECD discussed how skills development can help governments and local communities rebalance growth, stimulate employment and economic development and build effective local partnerships.

  • 27-September-2010


    Workshop: Measuring entrepreneurship and SME development at local level (Paris, France)

    The third seminar of the 2010 LEED FIELD project focuses on measuring skills and human capital in local economies. This workshop reviewed the innovative tools and methods used, as part of local information systems, by local development organisations.Venue: Paris (France)

  • 24-September-2010


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