New priorities for European cooperation in #education and #training | Open Education Europa

Source: New priorities for European cooperation in education and training | Open Education Europa The European Commission has published on 1st of September a draft joint report calling for strengthening cooperation in education and training up to 2020 and especially promoting Read More …

Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies: Prevention through Design

Source: Position Paper 2 Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies: Prevention through Design – Safety and health at work – EU-OSHA The EU 2020 strategic goal of sustainable growth means building a resource efficient, sustainable and competitive economy. This includes developing new Read More …

Continued economic growth? (GMT 5) — EEA

Source: Continued economic growth? (GMT 5) — EEA Economic output is projected to treble between 2010 and 2050, although growth is expected to decelerate in many countries as they become more prosperous. Rapid economic growth has brought reductions in global poverty Read More …

Accelerating technological change (GMT 4) — European Environment Agency

Source: Accelerating technological change (GMT 4) — European Environment Agency The pace of technological change, particularly in the fields of information, communication, nano- and bio-technologies, is unprecedented. This provides opportunities to reduce humanity’s impact on the environment and reliance on non-renewable natural Read More …

Challenge of Europe in a changing world – inclusive, innovative and reflective societies: The changing world of work and OSH – Safety and health at work – EU-OSHA

Source: Challenge of Europe in a changing world – inclusive, innovative and reflective societies: The changing world of work and OSH – Safety and health at work – EU-OSHA Globalisation, increasing competition, the rapid spread of ICT and the Internet, have had Read More …

How to achieve good forest governance, and why this matters – European Commission

Case studies carried out in Europe and Latin America as part of the EU-funded POLICYMIX project have shed new light on how the right mix of forest governance policies can help to conserve biodiversity and boost local economies. Forest management Read More …

Towards a more urban world

Urban areas in developing countries will absorb most of the global population increase, with 67 % of people living in cities by 2050. Most of the growth is expected to be in megacities, particularly slums. Compact cities are the most Read More …