Short courses for Permanent Missions in Geneva
Organized by the Division on Technology and Logistics, Knowledge Development Branch
Policy Capacity Building Section / P166 Courses
ENTERPRISE AND THE SDGs
Palais des Nations, Geneva (Room XXVI)
Friday, 18 October 2019 (10:00 to 13:00)
The short course will underline the importance of the sustainable and inclusive dimension of entrepreneurship towards the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It will review best practices
and concrete examples of inclusive business models and corporate social responsibility. Moreover, it will highlight sustainable and inclusive business practices and how they can be facilitated and fostered.
In particular, the first part will focus on the UNCTAD Entrepreneurship Policy Framework and how it can be adapted and expanded to address the challenges of sustainable and inclusive growth, as well as creating
employment opportunities for disadvantaged and vulnerable groups - such as, youth, women, migrants, persons with disabilities and the poor in rural areas. As for the second part, it will focus on the efforts
by countries’ reporting on the contribution of the private sector towards the SDGs.
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