Monday, April 14, 2014



IWS Documented News Service


Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach

School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies

Cornell University

16 East 34th Street, 4th floor---------------------- Stuart Basefsky

New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau



Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)



provided for the 10th Annual Meeting of the OECD-LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Development, 23rd-25th April 2014, Stockholm, Sweden

In co-operation with Swedish Public Employment Service, Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR), Swedish Ministry of Employment and the World Association of Public Employment Services (WAPES)

[full-text, 28 pages]


This document provides basic background information on all projects and initiatives presented in the networking session--12.00 – 13.00, Thursday 24th April 2014



Projects and initiatives  by country

1. Australia: NESA Capacity Strengthening Project

2. Australia: WISE Employment Social Enterprises (Clean Force)

3. Czech Republic: Professional apprenticeships for young jobseekers under 31 years of age

4. Denmark: Career Centre for University Graduates: Targeting Employment in Small and Medium Sized Companies

5. Germany: Alliance for Professionals Bonn/Rhine-Sieg

6. Germany: Job Points

7. Germany: Local Pacts for Economy and Employment Berlin

8. Italy: Agency for Family, Birth and Youth Policies of the Autonomous Province of Trento

9. Sweden: Krami: a cooperation between Prison and Probation Service, Municipalities and the Public Employment Service

10. Sweden: Swedish Public Employment Service’s Internet and Social Media Strategy

11. Sweden: Plug In: Mental Health Support (Skellefteå in the Västerbotten region)

12. Sweden: Plug In: Transnational Exchange, Integrating Theoretical and Practical Study (Oskarshamn region)

13. Sweden: Plug In: Porten (the Gate) (Partille municipality in the Gothenburg Region)

14. Sweden: Plug In: Baltic Sea Region Flagship

15. Sweden: Strategy for Roma inclusion in the Swedish Public Employment Service

16. Sweden: Unga In

17. Sweden: “Young and Disabled” (Unga Funktionshindrade)

18. United Kingdom: Outset Finance - effective Access to Finance for all, from disadvantaged entrepreneurs to high growth businesses

19. United States: National Labor Exchange (NLX) International projects, networks

20. Council of European Municipalities and Regions: Reviving partnership between all Governance levels to tackle youth unemployment

21. EU Wide/URBACT: Economic Strategies and Innovation in Medium sized Cities (ESIMeC)

22. EU Wide/URBACT: URBACT Youth Projects

23. Europe (Microsoft and Junior Achievement): Partnering for Success – Entrepreneurship & Technology

24. European Network (MetropolisNet): MetropolisNet European Metropolis Employment Network EEIG

25. North West Europe: SPIDER (Supporting Public Service Innovation using Design in European Regions)

26. OECD: PISA: Programme for International Student Assessment / PIAAC: Survey of Adult Skills



This information is provided to subscribers, friends, faculty, students and alumni of the School of Industrial & Labor Relations (ILR). It is a service of the Institute for Workplace Studies (IWS) in New York City. Stuart Basefsky is responsible for the selection of the contents which is intended to keep researchers, companies, workers, and governments aware of the latest information related to ILR disciplines as it becomes available for the purposes of research, understanding and debate. The content does not reflect the opinions or positions of Cornell University, the School of Industrial & Labor Relations, or that of Mr. Basefsky and should not be construed as such. The service is unique in that it provides the original source documentation, via links, behind the news and research of the day. Use of the information provided is unrestricted. However, it is requested that users acknowledge that the information was found via the IWS Documented News Service.



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