Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED Programme)

Presentations, 25-28 October 2011


Capacity building seminar
"Implementing SME policy tools in Eastern Europe and South Caucasus"

dedicated to participants from Eastern Europe and South Caucasus - Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine

25-28 October 2011, Trento, Italy


Jointly organised by the OECD LEED Trento Centre and the OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Programme


Tuesday, 25 October 2011

 Business co-operation and local governance

Overcoming business weaknesses: business cooperation and the role of Public Private Partnerships
by Paolo Rosso
, Senior Expert Advisor to the OECD

Trentino Sviluppo: the SME service value chain in Trentino
by Luca Capra
, Director, Entrepreneurship and development area, Trentino Sviluppo

Entrepreneurial learning and workforce development
by Andrea-Rosalinde Hofer
, Policy Analyst, OECD LEED Trento Centre for Local Development

Country case study presentations

Ukraine case study: and support of Small and Medium enterprises in Ukraine. Deregulation issues
by Svitlana Svyshcheva, Deputy Head, State Committee of Ukraine for Regulatory Policy and Entrepreneurship (SCURPE)

Belarus case studySubcontracting as a key factor of economic efficiency
by Dmitry Kolkin
, Head of Strategic Planning Department, Ministry of Economy


Wednesday, 26 October 2011

 Technology, innovation and green growth

Innovation and green growth
by Stefano Marani
, Environmental Analyst and Senior Expert Advisor to the OECD

Country case study presentations

Armenia case studyStart-up entrepreneurs support programme
by Gegham Petrosyan, Deputy Executive Director, SME Development National Centre (DNC)

Georgia case studyState Program “Cheap Credit” (2008-2009)
by Lali Gogoberidze, Head of Economic Analysis and Policy Department, Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development


Thursday, 27 October 2011

 Enterprise policy performance assessment

Next steps in the Enterprise Policy Performance Assessment
by Daniel Quadbeck, Policy Analyst, Eurasia Competitiveness Programme, OECD

Introduction of three additional SBA principles
by Volker Genetzky, Policy Officer, DG Enterprise, European Commission

Principle VII – Help SMEs to benefit more from the opportunities offered by the Single Market

- Principle IX – Enable SMEs to turn environmental challenges into opportunities

Principle II – Ensure that honest entrepreneurs who have faced bankruptcy quickly get a second chance

 Access to finance 

SME and Entrepreneurship Financing; tools and measures
by Lucia Cusmano, Senior Economist, Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development, OECD

The credit guarantee schemes experience: the case of Cooperfidi
by Claudio Grassi
, Director, Cooperfidi, Trento

EBRD experience with access to finance for SMEs
by Anita Taci
, Senior Economist, EBRD

Country case study presentations

Republic of Moldova case study: Programme for attracting remittances into the economy (PARE 1+1)
by Iulia Iabanji, General Director, Organisation for Small and Medium Enterprise Sector Development (ODIMM)


Friday, 28 October 2011

 Conclusions of the seminar

Case studies summary

Concluding remarks


Back to seminar


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