GE/European Alliance for Apprenticeship: Developing quality entry-level opportunities for youth in Europe
In 2015 GE became part of the European Alliance for Apprenticeship. Through the Alliance, GE pledged to create 3,000 internships annually across Europe and set a target of filling 30% of its own entry-level positions with interns and apprentices beginning in 2016.
WEF Global Gender Gap 2017 report: In terms of gender, economic participation and political empowerment still a challenge in the Czech Republic
Five of the 26 countries in the Eastern Europe amd Central Asia region—Czech Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovak Republic and Slovenia—have fully closed both their Health and Survival and Educational Attainment gender gaps, the only countries except Brazil to do so in the entire Index this year. Still, the Czech Republic ranks 92nd in the Economic Participation and Opportunity subindex and 91st in the Political Empowerment subindex, according to World Economic Forum (WEF) gender gap ranking.
"The Czech Republic is a good example of how acquisition of a dilapidated local carmaker Skoda by Volkswagen, one of the leading global frms, led to a successful transformation of the entire automotive industry in the country.'
Lenka Chudomelová of Demagog.cz discusses how the group evaluate the statements of politicians – and how being a fact-checker impacts her own outlook, Radio Praha writes.
Strategic Directions for Czech Economic Policy
- 1) The home of value-added manufacturing
- 2) Prague-Brno-Ostrava Creative Triangle
- 3) Health Care as an export industry
- 4) Government as a competitive advantage
In Policy Pipeline policy developments in the Czech Republic and abroad are monitored to bring better understanding of current topics and trends.