Events and activities in 2007:
"Action Space"- recommendations from OECD LEED active reviews
The Action Space was created in order to disseminate recommendations and lessons learned during OECD LEED active reviews.
OECD LEED Seminar on “Development of Skills, Local Development and Partnerships”, Lisbon, Portugal, 10 December 2007
Within the framework of the Portuguese Presidency of the European Union, the Portuguese Ministry of Labour and Social Solidarity organised, in partnership with the OECD LEED Programme and the European Commission, a seminar on “Development of Skills, Local Development and Partnerships”.
OECD LEED Conference on “Perspectives on Strengthening Entrepreneurship in East Germany”, Berlin, Germany, 27 November 2007
The conference was part of the project "Strengthening Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in East Germany" that the OECD LEED Programme has undertaken since 2005 in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Housing, Land, Construction, Transport and Urban Affairs, with the participation of the 6 eastern Länder.
Report on “Enhancing the capacity of partnerships to influence policy”, Trento, Italy, August 2007
The OECD LEED Programme has just released a report on "Enhancing the Capacity of Partnerships to Influence Policy” which gathers the experience of the two capacity building seminars organised by the Trento Centre for Local Development in close co-operation with the Forum office unit at the Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI) in Vienna Austria.
Review on "Fostering SME and Entrepreneurship Development in the Tourism Sector in Bulgaria", Sofia, Bulgaria, 18-22 June 2007
The review has been launched by the OECD LEED Trento Centre for Local Development in co-operation with the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and its country mission in Bulgaria. It was an opportunity for policy makers at national and sub-national levels in Bulgaria to debate with international experts in refining the SME and tourism policy design and delivery.
2nd Festival of Economics in Trento, Italy, 30 May-3 June 2007
The city of Trento hosted for the second time the Festival of Economics which focused this year on issues related to human and social capital. The event was organised in cooperation with the OECD Trento Centre for Local Development.
Seminar on "Reviewing OECD Experience in the Social Entreprise Sector", Trento, Italy, 15-18 November 2006
The seminar was organised by the OECD LEED Centre for Local Development in Trento in co-operation with the Autonomous Province of Trento, the Trentino Federation of Cooperatives and the Institute for the Development of Non-Profit Organisations (ISSAN) of the University of Trento, Italy.
The event was organised in conjunction with the Third Donor Roundtable Meeting on civil society development in the countries of Eastern and Central Europe, the CIS, Western Balkans and Turkey, co-convened by the Government of Italy, the World Bank and the European Commission EuropeAid Cooperation Office.
Seminar on "Trade unions and welfare", Trento, Italy, 26-27 OCtober 2006
This seminar was organised in cooperation with INAS CISL and Fondazione Giulio Pastore. The event presented and discussed the results of research addressing these issues undertaken in eight European countries: Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Belgium, Great Britain, Sweden and Poland.
Seminar on "Emerging Models of Social Entrepreneurship: possible paths for social enterprise development in Central East and South East Europe", Zagreb, Croatia, 28-29 September 2006
The objective of this 2-day seminar was to disseminate and discuss recent regulatory policies that define new forms of social entrepreneurship and assess their relevance and applicability potential in OECD member and non-member countries of Central East and South East Europe.
Seminar on “Influencing attitudes and skills for entrepreneurship and SME growth: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and south east Europe”, Skopje, Macedonia, 27 February 2006
The seminar in Macedonia continued the work on the case studies identified during the Trento Centre capacity building seminar on entrepreneurship held on 13-14 December 2004 in Trento and further explored the theme of Entrepreneurship Spirit and Skills. This eventwas organised in collaboration with the Agency for Entrepreneurship Support of the Republic of Macedonia.
International Partnership Fair, Austria, Vienna, 13-15 February 2006
This unique conference was organised for partnership practitioners, such as co-ordinators and partners of alliances, as well as policy makers aiming to exchange partnership experiences. The International Partnership Fair provided opportunities to meet, learn from each other and build new co-operation relationships.