PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES FOR INCLUSIVE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT [VIRTUAL]

21 Oct 2021
12:00-14:00
VIRTUAL

PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES FOR INCLUSIVE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT [VIRTUAL]

This virtual event occurs in Geneva Time (CET, GMT+2). Abu Dhabi, UAE time is 2:00 hours ahead of Geneva, Switzerland.

The objective of this roundtable is to raise awareness and inspire the formulation, implementation, and evaluation of inclusive entrepreneurship policies for socioeconomic integration, social cohesion and sustainable development. The event will bring together key stakeholders, including focal points from the beneficiary countries, and offer a platform to share good practices and lessons learnt during the implementation of the project Promoting Migrant and Refugee Entrepreneurship in East Africa, the Andean region and the Middle East.  The roundtable will also reflect on the future of inclusive entrepreneurship policies in a post-COVID-19 resurgence and for the Sustainable Development Goals implementation.

Issues to be addressed:

  • The role entrepreneurship plays in addressing issues of migration.
  • What specific entrepreneurship policy measures are needed and good practices towards facilitating socioeconomic integration of migrants and refugees in local economies?
  • What are key challenges and lessons learnt in facilitating entrepreneurship for migrants and refugees?
  • Are there any upcoming initiatives at national, regional and global levels to promote entrepreneurship for migrants and refugees in response to COVID-19?

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