Presentation on theme: "Environmental issues and local development Partnerships and the Green Economy Styria, 11 th October 2010 Gabriela Miranda"— Presentation transcript:
Environmental issues and local development Partnerships and the Green Economy Styria, 11 th October 2010 Gabriela Miranda firstname.lastname@example.org
Global partners 33 member countries AUSTRALIA AUSTRIA BELGIUM CANADA CHILE CZECH REPUBLIC DENMARK FINLAND FRANCE GERMANY GREECE HUNGARY ICELAND IRELAND ISRAEL ITALY JAPAN KOREA LUXEMBOURG MEXICO NETHERLANDS NEW ZEALAND NORWAY POLAND PORTUGAL SLOVAK REPUBLIC SLOVENIA SPAIN SWEDEN SWITZERLAND TURKEY UNITED KINGDOM UNITED STATES Countries invited to membership talks ESTONIA RUSSIA Enhanced engagement BRAZIL CHINA INDIA INDONESIA SOUTH AFRICA
Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) LEED’s mission: contribute to the creation of more and better jobs through effective policy implementation, innovative practices, stronger capacities and integrated strategies at a local level. LEED Directing Committee LEED Partners’ Club Network Four Consultative Fora
Why Green Growth? A new paradigm –To ensure that countries take better advantage of the large potential benefits that can accompany the move towards greener economies. –To recognise that to build a prosperous world economy, “green” and “growth” can no longer be considered in isolation.
OECD’s Green Growth Strategy OECD Ministerial Council Meeting (June 2009) Help countries to: Promote economic growth while reducing GHG emissions, pollution and inefficient use of resources, and maintaining biodiversity “Decouple” economic growth and environmental impacts Shift in paradigm (agriculture→ industry→ service→ green)
7 Why is the local level important? Public services managed locallyEducation and training provisionSMEs and value chains New environmental policy instruments Social change mechanismsLabour market restructure Bottom-up, community-driven approach
LEED Project « Climate Change, Employment and Local Development » Five countries participate in this series of reviews: Australia (Sydney), Italy (Trento), Poland (Podlaskie & Pomorskie), Spain (Extremadura), United Kingdom (London).
LEED Project The project will identify and assess the: impacts of the transition to a low-carbon economy on job profiles and skills requirements on the workplace; challenges and opportunities arising in the relevant policy areas, while meeting greener demands and complying with new regulations; and efficiency of mechanisms and practices used to facilitate transformation and adaptation of the labour market to greener demands.
Gabriela Miranda email@example.com www.oecd.org/cfe/LEED and www.oecd.org/greengrowth