23 March 2017 (Thursday)
Objective: Fine-tuning the strategies in the country context and consolidating regional priorities to achieve results at system level in mid-term perspective
Chair – Anastasia Fetsi, ETF
|09:00-10:30||Special training session on “pitching”
(Preparation for presentations of country action plans)Trainer – Jochem Cuppen, Get in the Ring Global
|10:30-12:00||Brainstorming, reviewing and planning country actions for developing women’s entrepreneurship ecosystem in six COUNTRY – break–out groups
Each country group summarizes: problems, needs, policy solutions and implementation measures, as well as expected results and M&E approaches and prepares a plan of policy actions.
Coffee break will be served during the group work
|12:00-13:00||Peer-review of women’s entrepreneurship support action plans between countries
Pairs of two countries will present to each other the proposed country action plans and: a) discuss the points which are a common priority for both peer countries, and b) provide feedback and improvement points to the peer country. This makes a “rehearsal” before the “pitching” of country actions in the plenary.
|14:00-15:00||“Pitching” of country action plans in women’s entrepreneurship support ecosystem to panel of experts.
Expert Panel: Boris Filipov, European Union Delegation to Ukraine, Svitlana Kolomiets, Better Regulations Delivery Office, Olena Bekh, ETF
Facilitator – Jochem Cuppen
|15:30-16:00||Consolidation and validation of regional priorities for women’s entrepreneurship ecosystem based on presented priorities of Eastern Partner countries -plenary discussion
Facilitator – Olena Bekh, ETF
|16:00-17:00||Next steps in “digital collaboration” in the Eastern Partnership
Express training on the use of Eastern Partnership Women’s Entrepreneurship e–platform.
What did we learn through interactive sessions during the three days, and what’s available for the future collaboration between the Eastern Partner countries in their support to women’s entrepreneurship?
Trainer – Volodymyr Ivanov, Business Technology Development Center
|17:00-18:00||Summing up: recommendations for the next steps and agreements at the regional and country level on coordination mechanism and preparation for the 2018 round of SBA policy assessment
Official closure of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Laboratory–2.
Facilitator – Olena Bekh
|FREE EVENING and informal networking|