14:00 24.11.2016 | BWM Team

Notifying press release: CBM will organize conference for women in business

On November 25th, 2016 - Community Building Mitrovica will organize a Conference within the project ‘’Supportive Business Environment for women start-ups in North and South Mitrovica’’. This project implementation started 2 years ago by Community Building Mitrovica, and is supported by EU Office in Kosovo, co-financed by Municipality of Mitrovica South and MOTT Foundation.

The main objective of the project is to contribute to sustainable economic and social improvement of North & South Mitrovica through inclusion of women in private sector development.

In the framework of this project several result have been achieved, as: the creation ofwomen entrepreneurs network; 100 women participants of the project received trainings in various business fields; 33 women of this project have been grantedin the amount of more than 112,000.00 EUR, at least 20 womenthat participated in the project have beenself-employed, while during the project implementation consultancy and mentoring was provided for the women project participants by business experts.

At this stage Community Building Mitrovica is in the preparation phase of the:

1.Conference ''Women in Business’’– will bring panelists from local and central institutions, CSO’s, women beneficiaries and women entrepreneurs to discuss institutional support for women and business and as well to discuss challenges and opportunities for women entrepreneurs and those who are aiming in a near future to become successful businesswomen. During this event will be also screened video documentary of women beneficiaries of the project ‘’Supportive Business Environment for women start-ups in North and South Mitrovica’’. November 25th (Friday), 2016 starting from 10:00h in the RDA North, Mitrovicë/a. The Conference will be attended by representatives of national and local institutions, donors, local and international organizations representatives, media, etc.