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March 11, 2011

Launch of the International Center for Private Sector in Development and the Regional GIM Report for Eastern Europe & Central Asia

During a high profile event held on March 11 in Istanbul, Turkey, the UNDP Administrator, Ms. Helen Clark, officially inaugurated the Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development (IICPSD), established in collaboration with the Government of Turkey, while the Assistant Secretary General and Director of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Europe & the CIS, Ms. [...]

Start: March 11, 2011
End: March 11, 2011
Istanbul, Turkey

March 3, 2011

Can Technology Save Foreign Aid?

In collaboration with the New America Foundation, the Growing Inclusive Markets Initiative is co-organizing an event to be held in Washington D.C. on March 3, 2011, to discuss the potential for donor governments to leverage technology to deliver electronic payments directly to the world’s poor. Event description The notoriously inefficient development-assistance complex is under siege. [...]

Start: March 3, 2011 4:00 pm
End: March 3, 2011 7:00 pm
Venue: New America Foundation
Washington, DC, United States

March 1, 2011

Launch of the GIM Regional Report in Belarus

A presentation of the GIM Regional Report “Business Solutions to Poverty – How inclusive business models create opportunities for all in emerging Europe and Central Asia” took place on March 1, 2011, at the National Press Center in Minsk, Belarus. The Report is the first one, where the concept of inclusive business models is applied [...]

Start: March 1, 2011
End: March 1, 2011
Minsk, Belarus

February 2, 2011

GIM Launches Regional Report in Moldova

On February 2, 2011, UNDP organized a full-day workshop dedicated to the launch of its regional Growing Inclusive Markets report Business Solutions to Poverty – How inclusive business models create opportunities for all in Emerging Europe and Central Asia. The report is based on empirical evidence from 19 specially commissioned case studies on existing inclusive [...]

Start: February 2, 2011
End: February 2, 2011
Chisinau, Moldova, Republic Of

December 9, 2010

Regional GIM Report Launched Alongside UN Global Compact Launch in Montenegro

The UN Global Compact was officially launched by the Montenegrin Employers Federation and UNDP Montenegro, in cooperation with the Directorate for Small and Medium Enterprises and the Center for Development of NGOs (CRNVO), in Becici, Montenegro on December 9, 2010. While, the aim was to present the Global Compact and its principles, and to inform [...]

Start: December 9, 2010
End: December 9, 2010

December 2, 2010

GIM Project and Regional GIM Report Launch in Kosovo

On December 2, 2010, UNDP, in association with the Turkish Development Cooperation (TIKA), launched the regional Growing Inclusive Markets project in Kosovo, as well as shared the findings of the forthcoming report “Business Solutions to Poverty – How inclusive business models create opportunities for all in Emerging Europe and Central Asia”. This report is the [...]

Start: December 2, 2010
End: December 2, 2010

November 1, 2010

2010 SEEP Annual Conference

The 2010 SEEP Annual Conference represents a significant milestone for The SEEP Network and will mark the culmination of 25 years of connecting microenterprise practitioners. The SEEP Annual Conference provides a critical forum in which to  connect practitioners; it is through the exchange of experiences and the interactive learning that conference participants strengthen their collective [...]

Start: November 1, 2010
End: November 5, 2010
Venue: Sheraton National Hotel
Arlington, VA, United States

October 29, 2010

European trends in CSR development: enhancing cross-border dynamics within the UN Global Compact

The Global Compact Network Belgium in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme and the Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation is delighted to invite you to participate to the conference “European trends in CSR development: Enhancing cross-border dynamics within the UN Global Compact Local Networks” which will be held in [...]

Start: October 29, 2010 8:00 am
End: October 29, 2010 7:00 pm
Venue: ING Brussels
24 ave. Marnix, Brussels

October 26, 2010

Launch of First GIM National Report in Colombia

UNDP Colombia, the Presidential Agency for Social Action and International Cooperation (Acción Social) and Colombia Líder are organizing the launch of the national GIM Report “Crecimiento de Mercados Inclusivos: Estrategias empresariales para la superación de la pobreza y la exclusión en Colombia”. The Report features 13 case studies of Colombian business leaders that have found [...]

Start: October 26, 2010 10:30 am
End: October 26, 2010 12:00 pm
Venue: Hotel Tequendama
Bogota, Colombia

Hearing the Voices of the Poor through Impact Assessment Workshop

Hearing the Voices of the Poor through Impact Assessment Workshop October 26-28th, 2010 at the University of Michigan This three day training workshop in partnership with colleagues at the Ross School of Business and the University of Michigan School of Social Work is designed to build attendees’ capabilities in developing and implementing a cost-effective process to understand, measure, [...]

Start: October 26, 2010
End: October 28, 2010
Venue: University of Michigan
United States