Local Employment and Economic Development (LEED Programme)

Capacity building seminar: Local development, innovation and social capital (Trento, Italy)


A capacity building seminar
8 November 2010, Trento, Italy


Organised by the OECD LEED Trento Centre 
in collaboration with the
Labour Agency of the Autonomous Province of Trento (Italy)


Background / Agenda / Contact



A one-day capacity building event was held at the Trento Centre on Monday, 8th of November, 2010. A delegation from the Korean Ministry of Employment and Labour and Korean provincial governments visited the Trento Centre to examine strategies for stimulating local employment through innovation, entrepreneurship and the social economy.

Following the sessions held at the Trento Centre, a visit to the Autonomous Province of Trento’s Labour Agency was undertaken, where the delegation had the opportunity to hear of the wide-range of activities which are implemented to promote employment opportunities across the province, such as through innovation, and to support people into work, including disadvantaged groups.



Monday, 8 November 2010

Venue: OECD LEED Trento Centre

Session 1

Local development and innovation

Drawing on OECD LEED work, and selected case studies, including from Trentino, this opening session explored local development and innovation.

Session 2

Entrepreneurship and universities

Universities have a critical role to play in encouraging and supporting entrepreneurship and associated job creation. This session examined the OECD’s recent work in the area.

Session 3

Social economy, work insertion and social inclusion

The social economy has shown itself to be successfully at helping the disadvantaged into work and to building more inclusive communities. This session examined the role of the social economy and what support mechanisms are required to enable it to flourish.

Venue: Labour Agency of the Autonomous Province of Trento

Session 4

The Labour Agency of the Autonomous Province of Trento

This session considered the work of the Regional Labour Agency and explore local labour market strategies and policy implementation.

Session 5

Guided visit at the Job Center of the Autonomous Province of Trento


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For further information on the seminar, please contact Emma Clarence.


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