Tunisia/International Conference on Economic Initiative and START-UP: Opportunities for Youth at the Heart of the Debate

Published on 25/12/2020 | La rédaction



The conference will be held online on 26 December and will bring together leading experts from various Maghreb and Arab countries, including former Minister of Industry and SMEs Slim Feriani and former Minister of Finance Slim Besbès.

It is in this difficult context that the countries of the world, and more particularly the Arab and African countries, are going through, that the international conference on laws and procedures relating to economic initiative and the launching of start-ups will be held, under the sign "Together let's look to the future". The event is organized by the Tunisian Finance Association, with the collaboration of the International Forum for Services and Consultations and several Arab and African organizations and associations, under the auspices of the Mustapha Stambouli University of Mascara (Algeria) and the Maritime and Transport Law Laboratory of Algeria. The e-discussion will take place on 26 December from 10 a.m. (Tunis and Algiers time) and will be attended by eminent experts from 12 countries, including theformer Minister of Industry and SMEs, Slim Feriani, former Ministers of Finance, Slim Besbès, and Lamia Zribi, as well as Maghreb and Arab university professors. Several themes relating to youth entrepreneurship will be addressed. The debate is structured around the following three main axes:

1 - The role of SME development: the speakers will deal with the importance of SMEs in creating jobs, boosting exports, encouraging innovation, mobilizing financial resources and increasing GDP.

2 - Support and incentive mechanisms set up by the State for the benefit of SMEs: In this context, the panellists will discuss the impact of fiscal policies on the incentive to invest in SMEs but also the role of government bodies in ensuring the sustainability of companies.

3 - Arab youth and development opportunities: Topical issues such as preparation for the jobs of the future, new technologies, social empowerment of young people, Arab youth and the opportunities of digital investment, artificial intelligence and digital solutions will be addressed.

It should be noted that the Tunisian Finance Association was created in 2017. Its objectives include raising awareness and strengthening participatory action in the field of finance. Its members include eminent economic and financial experts.

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