Private sector development

Workshop on SME Policy Assessment


25 April 2012 - Kyiv, Ukraine


A regional Eastern Partnership workshop for all the economies participating in the OECD Eastern Europe and South Caucasus Initiative took place on 25 April in Kyiv, Ukraine, with the participation of SBA co-ordinators and SME policy stakeholders from the region.

The workshop addressed the findings of an in-depth policy assessment, as well as initial recommendations. Furthermore, a draft of the final report Eastern Partnership SME Policy Index 2012: Report on the implementation of the Small Business Act (forthcoming September 2012) was discussed with SBA coordinators.

The seminar was organised  in the framework of the project "Enterprise Policy Performance Assessment in the Eastern Partnership Countries" implemented by the OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Programme, the European Commission, EBRD and the European Training Foundation.

Draft Agenda


The seminar took place in the framework of a three day event organised by the European Commission and related to the SME Panel established by the European Commission under the auspices of the Eastern Partnership Multilateral Platform on "Economic Integration and Convergence with EU Policies".

For further information about the regional workshop, please contact Daniel Quadbeck at the OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Programme.