Europe

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The eLearning Action Plan: Designing tomorrow’s education

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,665 views
eLearning is one of the main topics in the action plan eEurope 2005. All aims of this action plan should be achieved by the end of 2004. The eLearning initiative seeks to mobilise all actors to speed up changes in the education and training systems for EU's move to a knowledge-based society.

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Gender Aspects of Changes in the Labour Markets in Transition Economies

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:24 | 3,050 views
The Paper presents a gender perspective on trends and policy implications of changes on the labour markets during the first ten years of the transition process within a context of UNECE activities in the area of Gender and Economy. It has three parts. Part I shows gender asymmetry in selected labour market developments based on available data. Part II presents policy implications and part III...

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Women's entrepreneurship in Eastern Europe and CIS countries

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:23 | 2,919 views
In Europe women become entrepreneurs on average twice less often than men. The UNECE Programme on Women’s Entrepreneurship aims at raising awareness of problems of women entrepreneurs by enhancing dialogue and promoting the exchange of best practices and recommending policies. This study includes select papers adopted from the First Forum of Women Entrepreneurs and meeting of the Team of...

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Access to Financing and ICT for Women Entrepreneurs in the UNECE region:Challenges and Good Practice

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:23 | 2,719 views
This report looks at women’s access to financing and ICT within progress and perspectives from selected countries and sub-regions in the area covered by the Economic Commission for Europe (ECE).

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Towards A Knowledge-Based Economy: Country Assessment Reports

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:23 | 2,963 views
The reports provide an overview of a situation in the areas relevant to the development and functioning of the knowledge-based economy.

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Gender Mainstreaming in Practice: Handbook

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:23 | 3,436 views
A new Gender Mainstreaming methodology, written and developed by Regional Gender Programme, makes a gender dimension explicit in policy sectors. Gender equality is no longer viewed as a "separate question", but becomes a concern for all policies and programmes. Furthermore, a gender mainstreaming approach does not look at women in isolation, but looks at women and men both as actors in...

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Bridging the Gender Digital Divide: A Report on Gender and ICT

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:23 | 3,758 views
This report is the first of its kind to compile a substantial inventory of gender equality projects and resources for the information society in the CEE/CIS region, including references to other resources, relevant websites and contacts. Equally important, regional specificities are addressed. Similarities and differences for the region in terms of the gender agenda – both historic and current –...