New Textile Scholarship for 2021-2022

AATCC Foundation offers more than 25 scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students in textile-related fields. This academic year, there will be one more scholarship available thanks to the continuing generosity of the Jasani family. For more information on all the scholarships offered through AATCC Foundation, visit http://www.aatcc.org/foundation. Offerings cover all education levels, majors, and schools. … More New Textile Scholarship for 2021-2022

EU Commission mobilises the textile industry to upskill and reskill workforce

    Today, ( Dec. 16, 2021 ,the textile industry has launched a Pact for Skills Partnership, supported by the European Commission. This is a strong and timely signal for the textile, clothing, leather and footwear industries to boost the sector’s competitiveness. Supporting businesses and people in developing new and additional skills will make full … More EU Commission mobilises the textile industry to upskill and reskill workforce

Empa: Switzerland’s built infrastructure under pressure – Rethinking Switzerland’s built infrastructure

Buildings, roads, railways, supply and disposal networks and much more: The entire Swiss built environment is as complex as its challenges for the future – due to climate change, natural hazards, population growth and other factors. Where to start? With which priorities? An expert group has launched an initiative for an overall view – and … More Empa: Switzerland’s built infrastructure under pressure – Rethinking Switzerland’s built infrastructure

Switzerland supports WTO initiatives to intensify work on trade and environmental sustainability

On December 15, 2021, Switzerland participated in the adoption of three ministerial declarations on trade and environmental sustainability at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva. The three ministerial declarations urge the WTO to step up its work on trade and environmental sustainability, plastics pollution and fossil fuel subsidy reform. The ministerial declarations build on … More Switzerland supports WTO initiatives to intensify work on trade and environmental sustainability

EU Productivity indicators: New sections launched

Eurostat has launched new sections dedicated to new productivity indicators: labour and capital productivity and multifactor productivity. Labour and capital productivity   Labour and capital are key input factors affecting productivity growth. They are widely used for economic analysis and forecasting, policy design and policy making. The new set of annual productivity indicators with breakdowns … More EU Productivity indicators: New sections launched