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					                                                                                                                                                     Target                 A 25% increase in
                                                                                                  Branding            There is a need for         around the          international cultural events
                                               Target sectors and businesses for                    within             clarification around        number of               hosted in Gateshead                 Annual World Fairtrade
                                                      international growth                       Gateshead             this milestone. Need       International                                                Festival – Supported by
       All schools achieve Fairtrade                                                             reflects the          for redefinition as it      businesses           A range of international             developing world countries
                   status                    Working with UK Trade and                          diversity of          cannot be                      at the             cultural events currently
                                              Investment (UKTI) to target small and             cultures and           implemented                 Gateshead             taking place on a regular
      8 schools have been awarded            medium sized businesses across                   languages of            appropriately in its       International          basis.
       Gateshead’s version of Fair            Gateshead, offering support to                     the people            current form.                Business            We currently host 2                          POST        Gateshead in a position to
       Trade Status                           explore overseas trade opportunities.            who live there         Branding around               Centre              international events a year                  2030?       host an event to the scale
      7 schools are actively working                                                                                  Gateshead Together                                so a more aspirational                                   of the Commonwealth
       towards achieving fair trade                                                                                    Week is an example                                target would be a 100%                                   Games.
       status.                                                                 Additional town-twinning                of how branding can                               increase in events hosted
                                                                              arrangement in place with                successfully reflect       Free                                                   More local businesses will          30% of young people
                                                                                                                                                                         in Gateshead
                                                                            European partner to continue               the diversity and          Broadband                                              be successful in achieving        gaining grade A* - C in a
                                                                            and enhance our engagement                 culture of our             access to all                                           trade and export awards          language subject (other
                                                                                     with Europe                       community.                 Gateshead                                                                                      than English)
                                                                                                                                                  residents             2018           The Davy Roll Company was awarded a
                                                                                                                                                  (City of              World           Queens Award for International trade in 2007
 Work with 3      We are Lead Partner in the RUnUP project, an                                                                                                         Cup             and the Tyneside and Northumberland 2007            Numbers taking
                                                                                   Newcastle-            Hitachi                                  Gateshead)
      EU           EU transnational project that aims to promote                                                                                                                                                                             languages at GCSE
                                                                                   Gateshead            building              Event to                                                  North East Business Award for Export.
transnational      innovation and entrepreneurship in the                                                                               th                                                                                                   reducing therefore
                                                                                       gain               high             celebrate 20                                                 Eutechnyx were winners of the RBS Export
  projects to      borough.                                                                                                                                                                                                                  unlikely to hit target.
                                                                                   Membership            speed             Anniversary of                                               Award 2007 and runner up in the NECC
 support the      Currently working on project proposal under                                                                                                       Waste
                                                                                                                                                                                        Innovation in Export Award 2007.Gate 7 were         Modern Languages are
                                                                                      of the            trains at                the                              Management
  delivery of      intelligent energy call to secure further EU                                                                                                                                                                              now being taught at
                                                                                    Eurocities             the              relationship        BALTIC                                  runners up in the UKTI New Exporter Award
 Vision 2030       resource to fund a project around renewable                                                                                                     Strategy in                                                               primary school level to
                                                                                    Executive          Lamesley               between            is 10             Sahiwal in           2007. Davy Roll were runners up in the
                   energy                                                                                                                        years                                  Tyneside and Northumberland Business                 create an interest from
                                                                                   Committee            Sidings             Gateshead                                 place
                                                                                                                                                  old                                   Awards Export Award 2008                             an early age.
                                                                                                           site            and Komatsu
                                                                                                                                City                                                                                                       Introduce new target
          Launch the             GIS development partners                                                                                                                                                                                    around number of
     NewcastleGateshea              being sourced and                                Festival of       Gateshead                                       2012                                                                                  primary schools with
      d CDC at MIPIM-           redevelopment plans being                            Gateshead         hosts                                                                 Language          Current Initiatives include                  modern languages on
         International                 implemented                                     2010            International                                                        provision in        Language Lab and English                     the curriculum.
                                                                                                                                   Suggested Inclusion of 2012
       property market                                                                                 Olympic Teams                                                         children’s         lessons at Bensham Grove
                                                                                                                                    marker on the Gateshead              centres, schools
                                                                                                       at GIS and GLC                                                                           Community Centre.
                                                                                                                                   Goes Global pathway along
                                                                                                       for London 2012                                                       and adult         Introduction of a new target –
                                                                                                                                        with improvement
                                                                                                       Olympics and                                                         learning is         e.g. certain number of children
         Establish      Progress update required                                                                                 targets/actions to carry out as
                                                                                                       Paralympic                                                        jointly prompted       attending lessons at language
       international    RUnUP partnership aims to ensure                                                                              part of the borough’s
                                                                                                                                                                          as part of skills
          links to                                                                                     Games Pre                                                                                lab.
                         the sustainable development of                                                                             preparation for the London
                                                                                                       Games Training                                                          for life
          support        Gateshead through attracting                    Launch of Gateshead                                             Olympic Games.
        delivery of      innovative businesses and                       Council’s International       Camps (PGTC)
       Sustainable       entrepreneurs to the borough.                   Strategy 2009-2012                                                              Fairtrade       The programme has started. Gateshead and Fairtrade
        Gateshead.      Intelligent Energy bid for funding to                                                                                          City Schools     Foundation Fairtrade schools schemes in operation and being
                         look at renewable energy                                                                                                       Programme        supported.
                                                                                                                                                         Launched
                                                                                                                                                                         We are continuing to work with schools through the cluster
                                               Launch             Various initiatives to attract talent both to                                                         system to encourage more schools to work towards Fairtrade
                                             Strategy for          Gateshead Council and to the Borough in                                                               schools status
                                                talent             general are underway.
                                              attraction          The Talent Attraction Strategy is due in June
                                                                   2009 with a report to cabinet in 22 April 2009.
                                                                                                                                       International       International exchange programme launched. Currently a wide
                                                                                                                                         exchange           range of international exchange activity happening throughout
                                                                                                                                        programme           the borough including cultural exchanges with Komatsu,
                                                                                                                                         for young          Chemnitz, Riga and Ghana.
                                                                                                                                        people and         International exchange programme and cultural links are
                                                                                                                                          adults is         continuing to develop; highlights in 2009 include European
                                                                                                                                         launched           Neighbours Day.

				
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