EMPRETEC is a flagship capacity-building programme of UNCTAD for the promotion of entrepreneurship and micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) to facilitate sustainable development and inclusive growth.
Empretec programme stands for:
- A strong global network of national Empretec centres who provide supporting services to entrepreneurs, including vulnerable groups, with a focus on developing countries.
- National centres with strong governmental links who contribute to policy advice.
- The delivery of the unique Entrepreneurship Training Workshop on entrepreneurial skills building.
- 34 years of entrepreneurship promotion experience - with a worldwide network of over 500'000 trained entrepreneurs named empretecos.
Empretec is recognized by United Nations General Assembly resolutions since 2012 as a tool for sustainable development of entrepreneurship.
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Empretec Women in Business: Building purpose-driven enterprises amid crises
UNCTAD/DIAE/ED/2022/1 - 21 Nov 2022