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More than 200 local entrepreneurs gathered in Ivano-Frankivsk on 30 November for the ‘Business Trends 2018’ forum, organised by the local Business Support Centre, within the framework of the EU4Business initiative of the European Union, with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development . The business trends discussed were split into two sessions – one on strategy and...
Women entrepreneurs in Ivano-Frankivsk were last month taught how to make their own business even more successful with the help of digital marketing, by taking part in an EU4Business training titled ‘Going Digital. The Practical Application of Digital Marketing Tools for Women Entrepreneurs’. The training was organised by the local Business Support Centre as part of the EU4Business initiative of...
Between 7 and 25 October, the Better Regulation Delivery Office (BRDO) in Ukraine reviewed the work of 61 central executive authorities in relation to disclosure of their activities, public information and access to open databases. The study is conducted on a regular basis within the framework of a public dialogue of the EU4Business / FORBIZ project, aimed at increasing the efficiency of the...
As part of the EU4Business initiative funded by the European Union, the Dnipropetrovsk Business Support Centre, supported by the EBRD , recently organised a three-day training on ‘Business Diagnostics for Consulting’, which was attended by representatives of consulting companies and individual consultants. Consulting is a process of advising directors and managers on a wide range of issues in the...
Ukraine is among the 20 countries in the world with the largest land bank for organic production. The Ukrainian market for organic products therefore has enormous potential, but development is hampered by the lack of effective regulation of the industry. The relevant Law has not yet been put into practice, and as a result no domestic producer is certified under Ukrainian legislation, meaning that...
Heritage can boost development, if the proper regulations are in place
Ukraine has 130,000 monuments of cultural heritage. With proper preservation and effective development of the surrounding infrastructure, the country can significantly increase its cultural and tourist potential. However, current regulation does not provide protection for cultural heritage and provokes numerous corruption abuses, an audience heard at a round table organised by the Better...
The event was organised in the unusual venue of Lviv International Airport, which was decorated for the occasion
More than 100 people gathered for the Creative Economy Days in Lviv over two days on 24-25 November, to discuss issues based around ‘Design for Competitiveness’, in an event addressed by 14 speakers and which hosted three workshop. The Creative Economy Days were organised in the original venue of Lviv international airport, by the Lviv Business Support Centre with the support of EU4Business and...
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Ukraine now have access to a range of loans in Hryvna, offered by local banks under the EU4Business initiative, in partnership with European Financial Institutions. The new loan opportunities, which have become available following a series of agreements signed with local banks in the past few weeks, are all part of the second phase of the EU4Business...
The conference hosted by the Business Support Centre in Kyiv
A number of SME managers took part in a recent EU4Business conference in Kyiv, where they considered the development of their company and ways to take their business to a new level. The open event took place on November 22, at the Kyiv Business Support Centre, with EBRD support under the EU4Business initiative. Leading experts in strategic management, marketing and public relations, as well as...
The 5th Eastern Partnership Summit took place in Brussels on 24 November, marking the achievements of the last two years in the EU's relationships with its six Eastern partners, while looking forward to implementing 20 deliverables by 2020 that will bring tangible benefits to citizens, including significant pledges in the area of business support. The Summit brought together Heads of State or...