Local Development
Communities, cities and governments around the world are increasingly turning to local development strategies to meet the challenges of globalization and decentralization. Local development promotes participation and local dialogue. It connects public and private stakeholders and their resources in the search for better employment and a higher quality of life for both men and women. Local development looks at social, economic and environmental issues within a territory, and finds solutions that create employment and decent work.

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Upcoming Courses
Curso de Turismo Sostenible en Áreas Rurales

El curso tiene como objetivo capacitar a las instituciones locales para articular sus estrategias en el sector del turismo conciliando el desarrollo del sector con las condiciones ambientales y sociales que garantizan la sostenibilidad. En el curso se realizará una visita de estudios a experiencias exitosas del estado de Sao Paolo (Brasil) que será coordinada por el SENAC (Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje Comercial). Read More

Enrolment deadline: 20/11/2014

Code: A257123

When: 24/11/2014 - 28/11/2014

Venue: Ciudad de Botucatu, Estado de São Paulo, Brasil

Language: Spanish, Portuguese

Redução do risco de desastres e desenvolvimento local sustentável (nova edição com integração da perspectiva de gênero) (COMBINADO)

O objetivo deste curso é contribuir para reforçar as capacidades dos atores locais na integração da redução do risco de desastres nos processos de desenvolvimento local. Propõe a análise de conceitos teóricos e a elaboração de ferramentas práticas em matéria de prevenção, preparativos, reconstrução, mudança climática e planeamento estratégico para o desenvolvimento local. Read More

Code: A978077

When: 13/03/2015 - 13/11/2015

Venue: Blended

Language: Portuguese, Spanish

PRORURAL - Proyectos para el desarrollo rural: formulación, ejecución, monitoreo y evaluación

Este curso dará a los participantes la capacidad de analizar los conceptos y metodologías necesarias para elaborar un cuadro de referencia sobre el desarrollo rural aplicable al contexto local, a través del diseño, gestión y evaluación de proyectos sostenibles que se correspondan con las prioridades del territorio y que sean asumidos por los actores locales representativos. Read More

Code: A978081

When: 01/07/2015 - 30/09/2015

Venue: Distance

Language: Spanish, Portuguese

News

Entrepreneurship education and vocational training in Costa Rica

The INA, a public vocational training institution in Costa Rica present throughout the nation, is aiming to strengthen entrepreneurial culture among its young students with this course, preparing them for a context in which starting up a small company or going self-employed may provide one of the best solutions to finding paid employment. Read More

The Centre hosted a high-level governmental delegation from the Republic of the Congo

On Thursday, 11 September, the Turin Centre welcomed Mr Serge Zoniaba, Minister of Technical and Vocational Education, Skills Training and Employment of the Republic of the Congo, accompanied by Mr Auxence Léonard Okombi, general director of skills training and employment and technical advisor to the chairman of the African Association of Public Employment Services and the Minister of Labour. Read More

RE-LAB project final convention

The final convention of the ”Re-Lab: start-up your business” project is taking place in Rome on 10 June. Read More

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