Acronyms and abbreviations

AARP  

American Association of Retired Persons

ALMPs

Active Labour Market Policies

APL

Accreditation of Prior Learning

CEO 

Chief Executive Officer

EU 

European Union

EU-OSHA

European Agency for Safety and Health at Work

EUR

Euro

GDP

Gross Domestic Product

GPEC

Gestion prévisionnelle de l’emploi et des compétences

HR

Human Resources

ICT

Information and Communication Technology

INO

New Opportunities Initiative

MHLW

Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

NEET 

Neither in Employment nor in Education and Training

NIACE 

National Institute of Adult Continuing Education

PIAAC

OECD Survey of Adult Skills (Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies)

SMEs

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

TIOW

Targeted Initiative for Older Workers programme

TRIPs  

Transition-To-Retirement Pensions

UI

Unemployment Insurance

VET

Vocational Education and Training

Acronyms and abbreviations