SEED participates in the High-Level Thematic Debate at the 67th Session of the United Nation General Assembly: ‘Entrepreneurship for Development’
SEED has been invited to participate in the panel discussion ‘Entrepreneurship as a Tool for Empowerment’ during the High-Level Thematic Debate at the 67th Session of the United Nation General Assembly, on 26 June 2013, in New York.
The main aim of the high-level thematic debate is to discuss ways to create enabling environments that help entrepreneurs expand their activities as well as to share best practices, identify gaps and develop new ideas and initiatives.
SEED will take part in the panel discussion that will especially focus on entrepreneurship as a tool for empowerment, specifically of young people and women and on the importance of education for entrepreneurship.
You can follow live and pre-recorded programmes here, but below are links to some of the highlights:
- Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, speaks at the Thematic Debate on Entrepreneurship for Development and describes 2010 SEED Winner, Lorna Rutto founder of Ecopost, as an example of innovative and sustainable entrepreneurship for the future.
- Panel 1: Entrepreneurship for Development
- Panel 3: Entrepreneurship as a tool for Empowerment