Minister of Investment Sahar Nasr meeting with ILO director in Egypt Peter Van Rooij- Press Photo
Minister of Investment Sahar Nasr meeting with ILO director in Egypt Peter Van Rooij- Press Photo

ILO to hold entrepreneurship summit in Hurghada on Thursday.

By: MENA
Thu, Nov. 16, 2017
CAIRO – 16 November 2017: The International Labor Organization, in cooperation with Middle East Council for Small Business & Entrepreneurship (MCSBE), will organize the 3rd annual Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 in Hurghada.

Held as part of the celebration of the global entrepreneurship week, the summit will be held under the auspices of the Investment and International Cooperation Ministry on Nov 16-18.

Director of the ILO Cairo Office Peter Van Rooij said the aim of such a summit was reviewing the efforts of entrepreneurship in Egypt, identifying the development potentials and the needs for supporting the micro, small, and medium projects, in addition to encouraging the innovation in various sectors.

The summit's agenda includes discussing the entrepreneurship in the Arab world, financing the small projects and the educational projects that focus on entrepreneurship, especially those targeting empowering women in rural communities. It will also address the vocational training and the challenges faced by entrepreneurs, Rooij said.
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