Informal Economy Development Forum to Participate in World Entrepreneurship Day 2023 in Nepal

The Informal Economy Development Forum (IEDF) is delighted to announce its participation in the upcoming World Entrepreneurship Day 2023 Conference, which is being hosted in Nepal. This event is empowered by the Global Women’s Development Network and the Community Development Foundation, and it carries the theme “Empower Entrepreneurs Everywhere.” The conference aligns with IEDF’s commitment to driving progress toward several Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including SDG 1 (No Poverty), SDG 4 (Quality Education), SDG 5 (Gender Equality), SDG 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth), SDG 10 (Reduced Inequalities), and SDG 17 (Partnerships for the Goals).

The World Entrepreneurship Day 2023 Conference will provide a dynamic platform for entrepreneurs, policymakers, experts, and organizations to come together and explore innovative strategies for empowering entrepreneurs worldwide. The focus on driving progress toward multiple SDGs reflects the conference’s commitment to creating a sustainable and inclusive future.

Key Objectives:

Empowerment: The conference aims to empower entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds and regions, ensuring that opportunities for entrepreneurship are accessible to all.

Gender Equality: By aligning with SDG 5, the event will emphasize the importance of gender equality in entrepreneurship and advocate for the inclusion and support of women entrepreneurs.

Economic Growth: Discussions and workshops will revolve around achieving sustainable economic growth (SDG 8) through entrepreneurship, job creation, and innovation.

Reducing Inequalities: The conference will address the goal of reducing inequalities (SDG 10) by providing entrepreneurial opportunities to marginalized and underserved communities.

Partnerships: Collaboration (SDG 17) will be at the heart of the event, fostering partnerships and connections to drive progress and scale entrepreneurial initiatives.

Statement from Chantal Maxim, Business Development Director at IEDF:

“The Informal Economy Development Forum is excited to participate in the World Entrepreneurship Day 2023 Conference. We believe that entrepreneurship is a powerful driver of economic development and social progress. By attending this event, we hope to contribute to the dialogue and efforts aimed at empowering entrepreneurs everywhere, including those within the informal economy, and to support the achievement of key Sustainable Development Goals.”