EU promotes social entrepreneurship in Georgia
Published in PoliticsMonday, 19 December 2016 13:05
The annual Social Entrepreneurship Forum has taken place as part of the EU-funded project "Social Entrepreneurship - Innovative Approach for Economic and Social Changes", on 15 December.
The forum hosted newly established and existing social enterprises, as well as NGOs and businesses. This year participants exchanged experiences from the field, gave awards to the best social enterprises and presented the newly-established "Social Enterprise Alliance". The Alliance will provide its members with training and counselling, advocacy and research activities, inter-sectoral cooperation, and partnership opportunities.
The forum aims to improve collaboration and relations between entrepreneurs and organisations working to promote social entrepreneurship and its development in Georgia.
The "Social Entrepreneurship - Innovative Approach for Economic and Social Changes" project aims to promote social entrepreneurship to build economic and environmental capacitiesfor vulnerable groups of citizens. The project is running until 2019 with a total budget of EUR 600,000.00.