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.