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Europass, ECVET and EQF for documentation, validation and certification of learning outcomes

CEDEFOPCedefop is carrying out a study to experiment how the Europass framework, more specifically the Europass
Certificate Supplement and Europass Mobility, need to be adjusted to take full advantage of the opportunities offered by ECVET and EQF.

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5th European Hermes-OSR conference - Paris, Tour CIT Montparnasse 15/12/2009

HERMES-OSRHermes-OSR 5th European conference.

Paris, Tour CIT Montparnasse - ESCEM, 15 December 2009, organised by ESCEM, IAS and Les Amis de FLA. This public event is freely accessible upon prior registration and takes place on the afternoon from 14h00 to 16h30 and is followed by a drink reception to facilitate networking and preparing future joint collaborations.

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Produrable fair - 17-18 March 2010, Paris

Produrable 20102nd annual fair "Produrable" on CSR and sustainable development.

Attachments:
Download this file (produrable2009report.pdf)produrable2009report.pdf[Target and visitors report of the 2009 edition (EN)]201 kB

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FLA to Host Fair Wage Conference - 26 October 2009

FLA - Fair Labor AssociationIncreasing international concern regarding wage practices is driving a number of CSR initiatives on this topic; however, efforts are fragmented and would benefit from a more comprehensive and coherent approach.

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Report "Developing Eco-Responsibility and ICT (DETIC)" - FR

Developing Eco-Responsible and ICT (DETIC) - FRReport "Developing Eco-Responsibility and ICT (DETIC)": The digital world gets involved in the sustainable development.
The report, issued September 8, 2009 to Christine Lagarde, Minister of Economy, Industry and Employment and Christian Estrosi, Minister of Industry, offers a number of measures to strengthen the involvement of digital technologies in sustainable development.

Attachments:
Download this file (090311rapport-ticdd.pdf)090311rapport-ticdd.pdf[Report "ICT and Sustainable development" (Dec 2008) - FR]717 kB
Download this file (2009-cgiet-detic-rapp-fr.pdf)2009-cgiet-detic-rapp-fr.pdf[Report "Developing Eco-Responsible and ICT - DETIC" (Sept 2009) - FR]5415 kB

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FLA Releases 2008 Annual Public Report

FLA - Fair Labor AssociationThe Fair Labor Association (FLA) released its 2008 annual public report, which provides statistics on the 239 unannounced factory audits conducted in 2007 and 2008 by FLA-accredited independent monitors and highlights FLA projects that have found innovative approaches to addressing ongoing challenges in labor compliance.

Attachments:
Download this file (2008_annualpublicreport_100dpi.pdf)2008_annualpublicreport_100dpi.pdf[FLA 2008 Annual Public Report (EN)]3478 kB

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EU gender legislation has helped tackle workplace discrimination – new report

genderEU legislation has benefited workers through broader protection against discrimination based on gender and clearer definitions of discrimination, says a European Commission report adopted on the 29/07/2009. Implementation of Directive 2002/73/EC has generally been satisfactory, although not all countries have yet brought their rules into line with EU requirements. The report identifies the main problems and good practices in implementing the Directive, which aims to promote equal treatment for men and women in access to employment, vocational training and promotion, and working conditions.

Attachments:
Download this file (1_EN_ACT_part1_v9.pdf)1_EN_ACT_part1_v9.pdf[Report - On the implementation of the principle of equal treatment for men and women (EN)]44 kB
Download this file (1_FR_ACT_part1_v3.pdf)1_FR_ACT_part1_v3.pdf[Report - On the implementation of the principle of equal treatment for men and women (FR)]51 kB
Download this file (IP-09-1202_EN.pdf)IP-09-1202_EN.pdf[Present press release (EN)]16 kB
Download this file (IP-09-1202_FR.pdf)IP-09-1202_FR.pdf[Present press release (FR)]17 kB
Download this file (MEMO-08-742_EN.pdf)MEMO-08-742_EN.pdf[Memo explaining the directive (EN)]56 kB
Download this file (memorandum-equal_part1_v1-fr.pdf)memorandum-equal_part1_v1-fr.pdf[Memorandum - The implementation of the principle of equal treatment for men and women (FR)]9 kB
Download this file (Memorandum-equal_part1_v1.pdf)Memorandum-equal_part1_v1.pdf[Memorandum - The implementation of the principle of equal treatment for men and women (EN)]9 kB

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FLA president and CEO appointed to the consultative group to end child labor in farming

FLA - Fair Labour AssociationFLA President and CEO, Auret van Heerden was appointed by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to the 13-member Consultative Group to Eliminate the Use of Child Labor and Forced Labor in Imported Agricultural Products.

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27th IAS Summer University - 27-28 August 2009 St-Etienne - France

IASThe 27th IAS Summer University takes place in St Etienne on 27th and 28th August 2009 on the theme "SOCIAL AUDIT AND QUALITY OF LIFE AT WORK".

In these times of economic crisis, the issue of competitiveness is so pregnant in the minds of private and public leaders that the master-word targets, productivity, responsiveness, flexibility, quality of service are privileged to the detriment of the quality of life at work. We propose this year to involve social auditors to streamline our work on the themes:

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