WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND THE SDGS

26 Oct 2018
10:00 - 13:00

WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND THE SDGS

This interactive session, organized in collaboration with UN Women, shares views on policies and good practices to develop an effective ecosystem to support women entrepreneurship, which is an essential part of the Sustainable Development Goals.  Experts will review the initiatives taken by the G7 and the G20 aimed to support women and girls to harness digitalization and reinforcing efforts to reduce the gender gap in participation by 25% by 2025. The discussion will aide policy formulation and implementation to embed women entrepreneurship as one of the key ways to promote sustainable and inclusive growth.

Issues for the debate:

  • The “eSkills4Girls” initiative
  • The “Women’ Entrepreneurship Facility”
  • Good practices in “bridging the digital gender divide”
  • The activities of the G20 “Women’s Business Council”

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