A Round Table Meeting on Private Sector Development (PSD): Cooperation between Bangladesh and Norway-with special reference to Women Entrepreneurship Development

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Event Name : Recent Events

Date : 4 November, 2008- ,

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Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) is organizing a round table meeting on Private Sector Development (PSD): Cooperation between Bangladesh and Norway-with special reference to Women Entrepreneurship Development  to be held on November 04, 2008 from 4.00 P.M. to 5.30 P.M. at the BEI conference room (House 20, Road 5, Gulshan 1).

The main objective of the round table meeting is for a visiting team from Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) to assess and design a future strategy for the development of the private sector in Bangladesh. The NORAD team would like to discuss in particular, the development of women entrepreneurship in Bangladesh-the challenges and the constraints faced by women entrepreneurs in Bangladesh. Possibilities for enhanced Norwegian trade relations with Bangladesh shall also be looked into, and sectors and products with potential for access to the Norwegian and Scandinavian market will be identified.

A team comprising of highly qualified, and experienced professionals from the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), namely Mr. Tore Selvig, Head of Delegation and Ms. Åshild Strand Vigtel, Senior Advisor and a consultant from Nordic Consulting Group, Mr. Erlend Sigvaldsen will discuss the potential sectors in Bangladesh in which Norwegian businessman and firms can invest to establish a sustainable Norwegian involvement in Bangladesh. In addition to business to business cooperation, the team will also assess the need for strengthening the enabling environment for Private Sector Development (PSD) through institutional cooperation in relevant areas using the Norwegian resource base, including Norwegian private sector organisations, commercial and non-commercial entities. Her Excellency, Ms. Ingebjørg Støfring, Ambassador of Norway will attend the meeting as a special guest. The meeting will also be attended by Mr. Peter Daae, Honorary Consul General of Bangladesh in Norway.

For further information, please contact Asif Ayub, Research Associate at BEI.

Posted Date : 3 March, 2012

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