Within the framework or the Portuguese Presidency of the European Union, the Ministry of Labour and Social Solidarity is organising, in partnership with the OECD and the European Commission, a Seminar on “Development of Skills, Local Development and Partnerships”.
The conference was jointly organised the OECD LEED Programme, in partnership with the Inter-ministerial Delegation for Innovation, Social Experimentation and Social Economy, the National Co-operation Group and with the co-operation of the Eurogroup Institute
The conference was part of the project "Strengthening Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in East Germany", which assesses the opportunities and barriers for entrepreneurship in East Germany.
This conference is hosted by the Council of Labor Affairs and co-organised by the OECD LEED Programme. It will take place in Taipei, on 1-2 October 2007.
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 workshop presented and discussed a draft summary report and the preliminary findings and recommendations for Varazdin and Vukovar counties where a previous 1-week study visit was conducted by an international review team led by USAID Croatia, the OECD Secretariat, and World Learning.
This event discussed the current policy framework and recent developments pertinent to social enterprises in the OECD, and explored the potential of social enterprises in Central and Eastern European countries and in Romania in particular
This 2.5-day seminar was the second stage of a capacity building programme designed for experienced partnerships from OECD member countries and allowed a more in-depth discussion on how partnerships can enhance their capacity to influence policy at the local, national and international levels.
The third forum meeting focused on cross-sectoral and multi-level collaboration, supporting the exchange of experience and practice between partnerships and exploring ways to overcome common obstacles.