OSCE Event in Tirana: Young Social Economy Entrepreneurship for sustainable development in Western Balkans
February 28 - March 1
In the context of the YDEAS II (Young Developers and Entrepreneurs to Advance Start-ups) project, OSCE organises a two-day kick off meeting in Tirana. The project, addressed to the Western Balkans, embodies three main axes aimed at responding to the challenges put forth by the Fourth Industrial Revolution and more recently by the COVID19 pandemic.
First, upskilling of young people from Western Balkans to improve their entrepreneurial capacities, specially to set up social economy and sustainable enterprises. Second, networking, access to market and investment to provide technical support to innovators and start-uppers. Third, policy-relevant dialogue, that will culminate in the elaboration of two Green Papers on The Future of work in Western Balkansand onSocial Economy in the Western Balkans.
Social Economy Europe has mobilised a delegation of Social Economy practitioners and experts that will reach Tirana, including:
ANDER ETXEBERRIA, Head of Cooperative Dissemination, Mondragon Corporation
JULIANE KRONEN, Co-Founder and CEO of Innatura
GIANLUCA PASTORELLI, President of DIESIS cooperative, Brussels
SYBILLE REICHERT, Executive Director of AIM
VÍCTOR MESEGUER, Director at Social Economy Europe