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The future of skills, vocational education and training and labour market systems is at the forefront of the Torino Process 2017 conference on June 7-8, bringing together hundreds of stakeholders from ETF partner countries, Europe and beyond.   The theme of the 2017 event has different meanings....

The WTO has published its 2017 Annual Report covering the organisation's activities in 2016 and early 2017. The Report opens with a message from Director-General Roberto Azevêdo, who looks back on a year marked by the entry into force of the Trade Facilitation Agreement and...

Summary   According to a recent evaluation of the Clean Vehicles Directive performed by the European Commission, the directive seems to raise concerns about whether the incentives included in it actually reach their intended aim, notably to increase the demand for and deployment of cleaner vehicles.   Indeed, performing...

Europe faces the challenge of meeting growing demand for transport with shrinking public financial resources, while reducing environmental impacts, cutting greenhouse gas emissions, reducing dependency on imported hydrocarbons and lowering accident rates. The European Commission's transport strategy responds to these challenges. It recognises that innovation...