unctad.org | Town Hall Meeting on Youth Entrepreneurship for Development
Town Hall Meeting on Youth Entrepreneurship for Development
19 - 20 novembre 2013
Palais des Nations, Hall XIV
Geneva, Suisse

Aperçu

A major global challenge today is youth unemployment, which affects developing and developed countries alike.

In the framework of the Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013, this session will illustrate how entrepreneurship may offer a means of tackling youth unemployment, and how science, creativity and innovation may be instrumental to develop a generation of young, dynamic and ground-breaking entrepreneurs.

Registration is required for the meeting.

Programme Timetable
Moderator: Reuben Saxon, Youth Business International, London
15:00 - 15:10 Opening remarks
  • H.E. Ambassador Pedro Nuno Bártolo, Portugal
15:10 - 15:30 Introduction
  • H.E. Ambassador Alicia Arango, Colombia
Keynote speaker
  • Raul Cuero, Founder of the Park of Creativity, Colombia
15:30 - 17:20 Panel presentations
Panel 1: STARTING NEW BUSINESSES FROM THE GROUND UP
  • Federico Grom, co-founder of GROM, artisanal ice-cream producer, Italy
  • Alexandre Perez, Cofounder and R&D engineer at 3DFunlab, 3D-printing custom equipment and services, Switzerland
  • Ana Romero Monteiro, Owner and Creative Director at Ana Romero Collection, Portugal
Panel 2: LEVERAGING SUPPORT NETWORKS FOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS
  • Branko Karlezi, Director, ProChile, Milan office
  • Vijay Raju, Head of Collaborations for the Global Shapers community at the World Economic Forum
  • Laurent Mieiville, Director Unitec, Office of Technology Transfer, University of Geneva
17:20 - 17:30 Remarks
  • Ulises Canchola, Deputy Permanent Representative, Mexico
17:30 - 17:50 Q&A and Debate
17:50 - 18:00 Concluding remarks
  • H.E. Ambassador Maurizio Serra, Italy
18:00 - 19:30 Reception

Programme

Co-organisé avec:UNCTAD, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Youth Employment Network (YEN), Universitè de Genève, Geneva Economic Development Office, Genilem
Langue(s):; French;
Contact:
Ms. Fulvia Farinelli
fulvia.farinelli@unctad.org
Phone: +41 (0)22 917 58 69
Sites liés:
- Registration for the Town Hall Meeting
- Agenda des événements - Universitè de Genève

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