The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is held its third Global Emprete Summit, which gathered entrepreneurs from around the world, including graduates from UNCTAD's Empretec Program, as well as directors and representatives of Empretec centers. The Summit allowed for participants to exchange entrepreneurhsip experiences, connect with other entrepreneurs from around the world, and explore and think about new market opportunities.
Empretec is a flagship capacity-building initiative of UNCTAD, which aims to promote entrepreneurship and competitive micro, small and mid-sized businesses (MSMEs) for the benefit of sustainable and inclusive development, poverty eradication, as well as women and youth empowerment.
Tatiana Krylova, head of the Enterprise Branch at UNCTAD, led the interactive session to help facilitate cross-country business ventures. The Summit previously took place in Moscow and Milan.