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Showing 81 - 90 of 138 for "skills humancapital"

Greening the European Economy: responses and Initiatives by member states and social partners (2009)
The report "Greening the European Economy: responses and Initiatives by member states and social partners" published in 2009 by the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions provides an overview on various initiatives and programmes for economy greening implemented by EU members states and social partners. The report highlights that a better forecasting of skills, skills policies for a green economy growth and a high quality of work for new jobs are necessary.

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Joint Employment Report 2008/2009 (2009)
The current economic downturn has first of all underlined the need to reinforce certain efforts within two key policy areas: implementing integrated flexicurity approaches and ensuring better skills matching and upgrading. Flexicurity is essential in order to ease and secure employment transitions. The right skills are an important element in getting the unemployed and those outside the labour market into jobs and in improving employability.

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A comprehensive analysis of emerging competences and skill needs for Financial services sector - Executive summary (2009)
The failure of capital market liberalisation is starting to become apparent in these days of great trouble. The financial sector was unable to establish a sustainable business model and assess the risks correctly. This is the responsibility of management and public regulation. However, it also depends on the skills and competences of the workforce which needs a sound understanding the financial markets and its risks. Finally, markets were unable to correct themselves without a severe crisis – and this is the point we are at now.

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A comprehensive analysis of emerging competences and skill needs for Financial services sector - Final Report (2009)
The failure of capital market liberalisation is starting to become apparent in these days of great trouble. The financial sector was unable to establish a sustainable business model and assess the risks correctly. This is the responsibility of management and public regulation. However, it also depends on the skills and competences of the workforce which needs a sound understanding the financial markets and its risks. Finally, markets were unable to correct themselves without a severe crisis – and this is the point we are at now.

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A comprehensive analysis of emerging competences and skill needs for Financial services sector - policy summary (2009)
The failure of capital market liberalisation is starting to become apparent in these days of great trouble. The financial sector was unable to establish a sustainable business model and assess the risks correctly. This is the responsibility of management and public regulation. However, it also depends on the skills and competences of the workforce which needs a sound understanding the financial markets and its risks. Finally, markets were unable to correct themselves without a severe crisis – and this is the point we are at now.

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Communication from the Commission: A shared commiment for employment (2009)
In its communication from June 2009, the EU COM declared its shared commitment for employment and defined key priorities for action: maintaining employment, creating jobs and promoting mobility; upgrading skills and matching labaour market needs; increasing access to employment. The EU COM states that the main impact of recession affects people and that the top challenge of the EU must be to prevent unemployment. Moreoever, the EU COM proposes a shared commitment for employment and a better cooperation between EU social partners and between the EU and its EU member states.

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Joint recommendations on the support to economic recovery by the European Social Fund (2009)
The "Joint recommendations on the support to economic recovery by the European Social Fund" presented by the European social partners, who have agreed on a series of joint recommendations on how to optimise the role of the European Social Fund in times of crisis. The European Social Fund represents the EU’s main financial instrument for investing in people by supporting the implementation of active inclusion measures, activation measures, re-training and skills upgrading. The European Economic Recovery Plan rightly highlighted the important role of the ESF for supporting economic recovery.

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Future skill needs in Europe: medium-term forecast (2009)
This publication provides a detailed technical background and an overview of the results of the Cedefop Skillsnet project on developing a medium-term forecast of occupational skill needs in Europe, carried out in 2007. It outlines the approach that has been adopted and presents the final results. It also highlights the many data and technical problems that had to be untangled and sets out the solutions that have been adopted. The overall aim of the project has been to develop a new system for producing detailed and consistent, quantitative projections of future skill needs across Europe. Given the difficulties faced, a certain amount of pragmatism has been required, but this set of results provides a sound foundation to take the debate about the changing pattern of demand for skills in Europe to a new level.

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THE EMPLOYMENT CRISIS TRENDS, POLICY RESPONSES AND KEY ACTIONS (2009)
The employment policy response has covered the three priorities agreed by the European Council: maintaining employment, creating jobs and promoting mobility; upgrading skills and matching labour market needs; increasing access to employment and supporting households. A range of measures have been taken to support the active inclusion of those furthest from the labour market, and to promote the employment of those most at risk of exclusion: strengthening Public Employment Services to allow for more individualised support; expanding access to training ; subsidising employment for those furthest away from the labour market and promoting specifically the employment of people with disabilities; Temporary rebates on social security contributions to boost labour demand during the crisis have been introduced in several Member States; specific measures are targeted at older workers and aim at avoiding the use of early retirement schemes.

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