Consultative Meeting Held to form Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN)

22As part of the Celebration of the Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017, entrepreneurship ecosystem players in Ethiopia held a consultative meeting to exchange ideas on the formation of Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) – Ethiopia. Representative from such organizations as Entrepreneurship Development Center (EDC) – Ethiopia; Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO); Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Center of Excellence; and Saint Marry University. Dugassa Tessema, Acting Managing Director of GEN Ethiopia provided a short presentation to the participants about the GEN and why it is important to form GEN Ethiopia.

The participants agreed on the importance of establishing a platform that can bring the efforts of different actors together and selected a team consisting of seven members who will work with closely with GEN Ethiopia Acting Managing Director in the pre-launching and planning of GEN Ethiopia formation. The meeting was held at Entrepreneurship Development Center (EDC) – Ethiopia mini conference room on 15 November 2017.