Past events

EBRD Women in business programme: From entrepreneur to entreprise - corporate governance in SMEs
As part of its Women in Business programme, the EBRD in Belarus is organising a training on corporate governance aimed at women entrepreneurs. The training – organised in the framework of the EU4Business initiative – takes place over two sessions in Minsk, on 25-26 February and 11-12 March. The training is for women-owners and female executives of SMEs and is aimed at development of...
Working group to monitor the implementation of the Business Development Services policy roadmap and to share good practice on developing support programmes for high-growth enterprises in Belarus
On 7 March in Minsk, the OECD is organising the first working group to monitor the implementation of the Business Development Services policy roadmap and to share good practice on developing support programmes for high-growth enterprises in Belarus. The working group is organised under the ‘EU4Business: From Policies to Action’ project implemented by the OECD across the Eastern Partnership region...
BSO round table
A three-day event on the role of BSOs in supporting SME exports takes place in the Belarusian capital Minsk from 17-20 December, organised by the International Trade Centre as part of the EU4Business Ready to Trade project. One of the key elements for SMEs to develop sustainable competitiveness and presence in international markets is the development and availability of a dynamic network of...
Eastern Partnership Conference - A stronger economy for stronger societies
On 7 December in Vienna, the Austrian Presidency of the European Council is hosting the first high-level annual Eastern Partnership (EaP) conference around the subject of ‘ A stronger economy for stronger societies - Investing in people for sustainable growth ’. Following up on the Eastern Partnership Summit last November, it is now time to take stock of the achievements within the 20...
Eastern Partnership Business Forum 2018
The Eastern Partnership Business Forum 2018 takes place in Vienna on 6 December, organised by the Austrian Presidency of the EU Council . The Forum and B2B Matchmaking platform will be an opportunity for representatives of companies, experts and public institution from EU member states and the EU’s six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and...
EBRD EU4Business Training for consultants on change management
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is inviting business consultants to a four-day EU4Business training course on ‘Change Management for Consultants’. The course takes place in the Belarusian capital Minsk over two modules, on 29-30 October and 29-30 November. The course will provide consultants with a clear understanding of the approaches and methods for managing change...
High-Quality Financial Information & Economic Integration
The 2018 Ministerial Conference on ‘ High-Quality Financial Information & Economic Integration ’ will be held on 27 November at the Hofburg Congress Centre in Vienna, with a week of side events before and after the conference. The event is organised by the World Bank's Centre for Financial Reporting Reform and hosted by the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The...
Best Practices in the Food Production Sector
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is holding a workshop with the support of EU4Business on ‘Best Practices in the Food Production Sector’ in Minsk on 20 November. The workshop is aimed at companies working in the food industry (processing of meat, fish, poultry, freezing of vegetables and fruits, etc.). The workshop will be led by international food industry expert Jane Riegler...
OECD Eurasia Week 2018
OECD Eurasia Week 2018 takes place in Paris on 19-21 November around the theme “OECDeurasia@10: Drawing the Lessons, Shaping the Future” . This year’s Eurasia Week will include a peer review of Azerbaijan on the topics of the SME Roadmap and Inclusive Investment in the Consumer Goods Sector, and a monitoring review of Georgia’s SME Strategy. Both sessions will discuss the reports that the OECD...
Belarus and Europe: Tools for interaction in the fashion industry
An international fashion industry conference is taking place in Minsk on 16-17 November, organised by the Belarusian Fund for Financial Support of Entrepreneurs in cooperation with the Belarusian Chamber of Fashion, with the support of the International Trade Centre under the EU4Business ‘Ready to Trade’ project, funded by the European Union. The two-day forum, ‘Belarus and Europe: Tools for...