Highlights

Bolivia Industrial Safety Council

In various Latin American countries, employers’ organisations and trade unions explore the possibilities to reach agreement amongst them, without the involvement of the government. In the Bolivian region of Santa Cruz the discussion partners got off on the right foot. …
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How the Competency Management Cycle can …

Due to globalisation, technological innovations and changes in the labour market, skills development has become a pressing topic on the agenda of organisations globally. A skills gap is frustrating economic growth in countries all over the world. Skills development can thus be …
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Comment le cycle de gestion des compétences …

En raison de la mondialisation, des innovations technologiques et des changements sur le marché du travail, le développement des compétences est devenu un sujet pressant à l'ordre du jour des organisations à l'échelle …
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Skills development in South East Asia. …

ECOP, the Employers’ Confederation of the Philippines, and chairman of ACE, organised a conference on the theme ‘Empowering people, prioritizing skills’. This conference took place on Friday, April 20 in Manila, and more than 250 people attended, partly …
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DECP publishes annual report 2017

DECP aims to strengthen the position of business member organisations (BMOs) in developing countries. Capacity building of BMOs and developing a stable social dialogue are identified as crucial building blocks to achieving this goal. Besides that, in 2017, DECP put even more …
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Nigerian delegation visits the Netherlands

The Nigerian Employers’ Organisation NECA (Nigerian Employers’ Consultative Association) and the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) have been promoting Technical and Vocational Education in Nigeria for over 7 years through a Public-Private Partnership for the same …
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DECP Annual meeting focusing on Skills …

Once or twice a year, the DECP staff holds a meeting in which all actual developments are discussed. The 5th of September, the DECP experts and country managers came together to exchange recent experiences and projects which are about to start. One of the crucial items was skills …
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OECD The Netherlands is an innovative aid …

OECD recently (June 28) published an article in which the Dutch approach on aid is applauded. Although some concerns are expressed with regard to budget pressure, especially promoting the private sector is perceived as a powerful tool to contribute to increasing economic …
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'Options for social dialogue' now available …

A few months ago DECP published the brochure ‘Options for Social dialogue’. This brochure is very well received and turned out to be a real guide for Employers’ Organisations who want to define their steps in developing social dialogue and increase impact. DECP …
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A first step towards bridging the Knowledge …

Skills Development has been identified by Employers’ Organisations as a very important condition for economic growth. At the same time the educational landscape is difficult to analyze. Access, quality, Vocational Education and Training, brain drain and lifelong …
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DECP publishes its Annual Report 2016

DECP aims to strengthen the position of business member organisations (BMOs) in developing countries. Capacity building of BMOs and developing a stable social dialogue are identified as crucial building blocks to achieving this goal. In 2016, DECP once again developed a series of …
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DECP guest at Meet & Greet networking …

DECP guest at Meet & Greet networking reception Embassy of Lebanon On Tuesday May 16th a Meet & Greet was organised by the Netherlands Middle East and North Africa Business Council, the Embassy of Lebanon, the Embassy of the Netherlands in Beirut, the Lebanese Dutch …
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