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Brief information on the project

 LOCATION(S): South East European region: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo*, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Turkey

TOTAL DURATION OF THE ACTION: the period of 2012 - 2015

A Goal: Women entrepreneurship in SEE is promoted through combined public and private sector efforts
B Project Objective: Promote best policy practices in women entrepreneurship in line with the Small Business Act (SBA) for Europe and capacity building of national and regional women entrepreneur’s networks & associations
Project Purpose:
DONOR: The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)


PROJECT IMPLEMENTING PARTNERS: South East European Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (SEECEL) and Gender Task Force, Regional Centre for Gender Equality (GTF)

TARGET GROUP(S): Policymakers, women business networks/initiatives, members of parliament, government officials, civil society, media, chambers of commerce/economy, NGOs

FINAL BENEFICIARIES: Women entrepreneurs in the SEE countries

SEECEL’s methodology of work is based on Evidence Based Policy Making (EBPM) and on using the Open Method of Coordination (OMC).  This includes three main phases: development of instruments (by different experts and SEECEL team together); testing the developed instrument during the strategic piloting (by pilot institutions); and final revision of the instruments answering two main questions “what works and what doesn’t work” and improving the instrument for the full scale implementation.

* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of independence
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