Initiated by the International Organization of La Francophonie, the “Entrepreneurship in Francophonie” program aims to bring together entrepreneurs from Francophone countries in the Caribbean and Latin America, to engage them in related thinking. to the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the region and to share good practices and innovative measures implemented in favor of entrepreneurship
Port-au-Prince, Wednesday 21 November 2018.- The International Organization of Francophonie (OIF) ), through its Regional Office for the Caribbean and Latin American Countries (BRECAL), will organize the 4th edition of the “Entreprendre en Francophonie” forum, in Port-au-Prince at Ciné Triomphe on 4 and 5 December 2018.
This event saw its first three editions held in Central Africa, West Africa and Asia-Pacific.
The “ENTREPRENDRE EN FRANCOPHONIE” forum The aim is to bring together entrepreneurs from Francophone countries in the Caribbean and Latin America, to engage them in reflections on the region's entrepreneurial ecosystem and to share good practices and innovative measures. in favor of entrepreneurship
Discussions and activities will focus on 3 main themes:
• Dynamics of Entrepreneurship in the Caribbean and Latin America
• Support for the development of MSMEs in the countries of the Caribbean and Latin America
• Caribbean Economic Cooperation – Latin America – Africa: what perspectives for business?
In the margins of the interventions, the participants of the forum “ENTREPRENDRE EN FRANCOPHONIE” will have the opportunity to take part in a training the financing of companies, an entrepreneurial diagnosis, Networking sessions, as well as a series of testimonials from entrepreneurs
“The Francophonie has been mandated by its member states and governments to promote sustainable and shared economic development, in particular by helping to create opportunities for entrepreneurship. 'employment. In the vast majority of French-speaking countries, 60% of the population is under 30 years of age. Our countries are rich in this creative, dynamic, and voluntary youth.
Finding a solution to the endemic problem of youth unemployment is then essential to realize our hopes for sustainable and shared growth. Entrepreneurship is seen as a solution to the challenge of youth employment throughout the francophone world.
That is why we are resolutely committed to supporting entrepreneurship, giving priority to women's economic initiatives and young people, “explains Emmanuel V. ADJOVI, Director of the OIF Regional Office for the Caribbean and Latin America.
The call for participation, already in progress, will be closed on 27 November at midnight (GMT), interested parties are invited to apply by completing the form available on the bit.ly/efpap link. The OIF and its partners expect 200 participants including entrepreneurs, employers, institutions of
funding and training, institutional actors and structures of civil society.