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

El objetivo de los cursos es capacitar a los participantes para diseñar planes estratégicos territoriales y proyectos específicos de desarrollo rural utilizando la metodología del marco lógico y enfatizando en la importancia de implicar a los actores locales en todas las fases del proceso. Read More

Enrolment deadline: 30/11/2014

Code: A977118

When: 21/11/2014 - 31/12/2014

Venue: Distance

Language: Spanish, Portuguese

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

Code: A257123

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

Venue: Región de São Carlos, Estado de São Paulo, Brasil

Language: Spanish, Portuguese


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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