Social Enterprise is increasingly recognised by policy makers and stakeholders as a vital platform for social-economic and entrepreneurial development. The aim of this policy oriented forum, which is under the aegis of the Deputy Minister to the President of the Republic of Cyprus, is to expound the emerging models of social enterprise and review policy support mechanisms needed to help unleash the growth potential of social entrepreneurship.


It is an initiative of CEDAR – Centre for Entrepreneurial Development, Alliance and Research in cooperation with UCLan Cyprus, UCLan UK Centre for SME Development and the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry.


Panorama of Social Entrepreneurship 2017: Principles-Practices-Policy

Time & Date: 18:00 – 20:30, Tuesday,  9th of May , 2017

Venue: 7th Floor, Cyprus Chambers of Commerce & Industry, Nicosia (3, Deligiorgis Street)

The workshop will feature success stories and consider factors shaping the performance of social enterprise including: legislation, funding routes, and governance schemes.

17:45 -18:00 Registration  and refreshments
18:00-18:15 Welcome and Agenda:  Professor Panikkos Poutziouris, UCLan Cyprus
18:15-18:45 The Social Enterprise – Policy Model, Patrick Klein,  European Commission
18:45-19:00 The Social Enterprise Project in Cyprus, Irene Piki, Unit for Administrative Reform

Coffee –break


Best Practice Case Study: The FairTrade, Professor Sue Smith, UCLan UK


Cyprus Case Study: ANAKYKLOS, Doros Michael

19:45-20:15 Panel / Open discussion chaired by Prof. Panikkos Poutziouris

Panelists: social enterprisers, policy makers and practitioners

(Patrick Klein, Irene Piki, Sue Smith, Doros Michael, George Isaias)

20:15 -20:30 Closing – Networking – Reception

To attend the event please sign up here:


For further information please contact, or 24-694000

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