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|
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|
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