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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), LEED Programme; Swedish Public Employment Service; Swedish Ministry of Employment; SALAR- Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions; WAPES - World Association of Public Employment S

Dates:April 24-25, 2014
Description:10th Annual Meeting of the OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Development
Location:Stockholm, The Brewery Conference Centre Stockholm, Sweden
Subject:Job Creation just ahead: In the recovery, local communities can boost economic growth and sustainability by investing in a skilled workforce which is less expendable, more adaptable to change and better able to contribute to productivity growth and the creation of new jobs. In order to contribute to this agenda, employment and training organisations need to align their services effectively with local conditions and with broader local economic development strategies. 12 OECD countries are being reviewed by the OECD to understand how this can best be accomplished, while ensuring the achievement of national policy objectives. The OECD will release the results of this work and some of the participating countries will highlight their experiences. A series of pre and post-events will review the latest development in understanding: - Ways to reduce school dropout rates - Links between skills, economic diversity and local development - New approaches to area-based partnerships and local governance - Ecosystems for social innovation - Brokerage as the key to unlocking the new economy [gem_ den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
JEL Code:R
URL:http://www.oecd.org/cfe/leed/10th-fplg-meeting.htm

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