What: Opening Ceremony of the 3rd Strategic Retreat and the Validation Workshop of the African Union SME Master plan 2015-2017.
Who: Bureau Member States of Industry and Mining , Regional Economic Communities, UN organization and Private Sectors , UN Agencies, Civil Society
When: 5th October 2015
Where: Hilton Hotel, Nairobi , Kenya
Objectives Strategic Retreat
The retreat will be the opportunity for the Industry Division, the stakeholders and the partners to share their current achievements and their planned Agenda for the coming months. Also, the Bureaux of Senior Officials from Industry and Mining sectors will jointly discuss the preparatory phase of the next year STC ministerial Conference
SME Event To bring together relevant practitioners with experience and influence in SME Sector, learn from the challenges they face and their achievements in supporting SMEs Development in Africa. In particular, the African Union Commission (AUC)would like to define the cornerstone from which its intervention to support SMEs Development will be more pertinent. Consequently, the ultimate goal of the workshop is to make practical recommendations on how AUC could promote effectively SMEs Development.