This conference organised jointly by the OECD, Warwick University, the Work Foundation, and the Centre for Cities brought together stakeholders from national government departments, cities, Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) as well as business, NGOs and research institutions to discuss the key challenges facing the United Kingdom in building more and better quality jobs
Local policymakers have a critical role to play in developing more resilient and inclusive economies. This event will explore topics ranging from empowering communities through local leadership to new approaches to local economic growth and catalysing growth through people by better harnessing skills and increasing productivity.
The creation of innovative new firms and the development of SME innovation are strongly influenced by the extent to which localities offer environments that favour the transfer of knowledge to local business and provide the other resources required for innovative firm development, including skills, finance, advice, and supply chain partners.
The Royal Society organised a workshop that brought together international academic experts and members of the OECD Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials (WPNM). This report summarises the main issues discussed during the workshop.
Summarises proceedings of a conference looking at examples of human genetic research databases, how they are established, how they are managed and governed, how they might be commercialised, and what the policy considerations might be.
This seminar is organised in cooperation with INAS CISL and Fondazione Giulio Pastore. The event will present and discuss the results of research addressing these issues undertaken in eight European countries: Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Belgium, Great Britain, Sweden and Poland.For each country, the research provides an overview of the changes in the trade union movement, not only as an actor in labour market bargaining, but also
This seminar looked at how development and successes of UK agencies fits with the global situation and will examine the strengths and weaknesses of the various development bodies in the UK, with some international comparators...
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The OECD organised an expert meeting on the institutional design of regulatory authorities, which was hosted by the United Kingdom on 10-11 January 2005 in London. The proceedings from the meeting are now available.
City Renewal and Health Making the Links Thursday 6th December 2001 to Friday 7th December 2001, Central London Health and prosperity go hand in hand. They both need and enhance one another. Leaders of the world's largest cities have ...