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On February 3-5, 2014 in Hotel Marti, in Istanbul, Turkey.developed the Conference on Women Entrepreneurship with titl "A Job Creation Engine for South East Europe" .The Conference provided an exchange of experience and best practices of significant importance for the SEE Region, in the context of the new EU and SEE 2020 Strategy and provided an opportunity to establish a regional „state of the art“ for policies, strategies, databases, networking and other advances on Women Entrepreneurship in the 9 Project Participating Countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, FYRoM, Kosovo*, Montenegro, Moldova, Serbia and Turkey).



Women Entrepreneurship Best Practices Conference

February 3-5, 2014 Istanbul, Turkey

Monday, 03.02.2014.

All Day: Organized Arrivals to Istanbul, Hotel Marti Istanbul check in, Registration

18.00 – 19.30 WE PROJECT Stakeholder Meeting (SIDA, RCC, SEECEL, GTF, SBA coordinators)

20.00     Dinner at the Hotel Marti Istanbul for all participants

Tuesday, 04.02.2014.

09.00 – 09.15 Welcome (Deputy Minister Family and Social Policies Ms.Askin Asan)

(KAGIDER President Ms. Gulden Turktan)

09.15 – 09.30 Opening (SIDA, RCC, GTF)

09.30 – 09.50 Keynote Speech - It's not a gender issue - it's an economic one! (Madi Sharma, EESC)

09.50 – 10.10 SEECEL presentation (Efka Heder, SEECEL)

10.10 – 11.15 I PANEL: Progress in WE Policies, WE Strategies and Databases in SEE (chaired by prof. Slavica Singer) with Presentations from SBA Coordinators / Government representatives and Experts from B&H, FYRoM, CRO, MNE, TUR, SER   and others

11.15 – 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 – 11.45 I PANEL – Q & A, discussion

11.45 – 12.45   II PANEL: The future of WE Networking in SEE and EU, with global perspectives (chaired by Mary Ann Rukavina Cipetić; Sofija Šmitran-CRO, Yesim Sevig-TUR, Flutura Xhabija-ALB) with discussion

13.00 – 14.00   Lunch

14.00 – 15.00      III PANEL: Women Entrepreneurship and Social Entrepreneurship:  EU Experience and opportunities for SEE; (chaired by Jelica Minić; Ewa Ruminska-Zimny – POL, Dinah Bennett – UK; Zdenka Lončar – CRO) with discussion

15.00 - 15.30   Coffee break

15.30 – 16.30 Future WE Project plans and Discussion; Wrap Up session

19.00 – 22.30     Dinner Bus transport to and from Restaurant FerahFeza to hotel;

Wednesday, 05.02.2014.

09.30 -11.00 Workshop for Women Entrepreneur Associations with GTF

Organized Departures: transfer to Airport from Hotel Marti