Young entrepreneurs can unlock development potential, high-level panel tells UNCTAD Commission; ten finalists of Women in Business Awards also announced.
UNCTAD's Entrepreneurship Policy Framework methodology was applied to the Ghanaian context in a multi-stakeholder event organized by UNCTAD and the Ghanaian Panel on Economic Development, under the auspices of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and ISSER-University of Ghana.
UNCTAD's Entrepreneurship Policy Framework was featured in an International Seminar in Brasilia this past June. The Seminar focused on developing and providing feedback on Brazil's National Public Policy on Entrepreneurship.
11 policy recommendations on entrepreneurship development were presented to the Government of Panama in May of this year. The recommendations were the result of a National Forum on Entrepreneurship which made use of the tools and recommendations of UNCTAD's Entrepreneurship Policy Framework.
The Nigerian Government recently revised its National Policy on MSMEs based on a thorough review process led by the Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment. The Government organized several peer review workshops in 6 geo-political zones. Stakeholders provided useful comments.
Representatives form 25 IDB member countries learnt about UNCTAD's Entrepreneurship Policy Framework during a workshop conducted by UNCTAD in collaboration with UNIDO and the Islamic Development Bank in Rabat, Morocco in December, 2011.