LAB Reports

LAB Meeting Netherlands 2015

Overview For the implementation an executive board (EB) has been established that was composed by representatives of the ‘Triple Helix” network of stakeholders in the region Mid-Brabant. The board acted under the authority of the steering group for economic development, education and the labour market of Mid-Brabant under the authority of the regional development organisation Midpoint. The board also acted as the local advisory board (LAB) for STYLE. The executive board was formally responsible for coordinating and guiding the research activities conducted for the project. Part of the research has been the design of an implementation plan for the years 2016-2018. That plan was based on the r... »

LAB Meeting Estonia 2015

Overview The LAB meeting took place in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, to reach the maximum number of participants. The meeting with Estonian stakeholder engaged in topics of youth labour markets took place in the 18th months of the STYLE project. The idea was to have the seminar at a time when there are ready some preliminary research results for presentation that could insure higher interest in participating in the event and initiate discussions. In total 10 different organisations were represented by 22 participants, sometimes at the highest level possible (e.g. the president of the Estonian Trade Union Confederation and the chairman of board of the Estonian Employees’ Unions’... »

LAB Meeting Turin 2015

The second Italian LAB meeting took place at the premises of one of the stakeholders involved at a later stage, MagazziniOZ on 9th December 2015. MagazziniOZ is a newly created actor in the field of social inclusion of young people in Torino that joined the project after its start. We chose to hold the meeting in their premises to raise awareness on this reality among researchers and representatives from key stakeholders in the fields of youth employment, household poverty and school-to-work transitions in the metropolitan area of Torino. This second meeting, like the first, involved an engaging and wide-ranging discussion. The main goal of the meeting was to discuss and share ideas about yo... »

LAB Meeting Greece 2015

In this second Greek LAB meeting we had broad participation by INE-GSEE, with the presence of eight members of staff of the Specialised Centre for Employment Promotion (EKPA) of INE-GSEE. Prior to this meeting, we had the opportunity to participate in a workshop organised by EKPA-INE and the Municipality of Thessaloniki on “Networking for the Promotion of Local Employment”. In this event, apart from the EKPA staff, there was participation of representatives from a number of other organisations: the social services of various municipalities of the Greater Thessaloniki Area, the Manpower Employment Organisation (and its Centres for the Promotion of Employment), NGOs (including “ARSIS”, the NGO... »

LAB Meeting Spain 2015

The second Spain Local Advisory Board (LAB) meeting took place at the Faculty of Education of the University of Oviedo on 18th December 2015. The meeting was organised as a seminar and involved key actors of the employers federation, one of the most representative trade unions, and of the Employment Service of Asturias; the representative of the Association of Young Entrepreneurs apologized for his absence. The research team in Spain presented the lines of research in which it is working, the main results of the research so far, ongoing research and forthcoming steps. The finished reports were briefly introduced and the LAB had the opportunity of giving feedback, since they had received them... »