Minsk to host International Entrepreneurship Forum
MINSK, 16 November (BelTA) – The International Entrepreneurship Forum will take place in Minsk on 16 November, BelTA learnt from BELBIZ Center of Business Communication, the organizer of the event.
Experts from different countries will be brought together to discuss the ways of developing private sector in Belarus, different scenarios for business climate development in the country taking into account the impact of the economic crisis in 2011, opportunities of holding small-scale privatization. Besides, the forum participants will consider the instruments of enhancing business efficiency.
Attending the forum will be representatives of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the International Finance Corporation, the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, the Economy Ministry of Belarus and the Belarusian Union of Entrepreneurs.
The forum is held as part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week on 14-20 November. The week envisages 15 events in Minsk and oblast centers. The forum is meant to unite lawmakers, diplomats, representatives of corporations, universities, business associations and businessmen of the country.
Global Entrepreneurship Week is a unique opportunity for Belarus to join the global initiative uniting almost half a billion of people across the globe. GEW coordinator in Belarus is BELBIZ Center of Business Communication. In line with the 2011 Year of Entrepreneurship declared by the Belarus Government, GEW Belarus will emphasize its role as a catalyst to bring forth a start-up culture among the youth.