Policies for SME development in Eastern Partner countries – focus on digitalisation, RIA, M&E

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TARGET GROUP | Staff from Ministries of Economy, SME agencies and other public institutions involved in policy making for SME development, Digitalisation, Regulatory Impact Assessment and Monitoring and Evaluation.


DESCRIPTION | Based on preliminary results of the forthcoming edition of the OECD’s SME Policy Index, international experts and practitioners from the Eastern Partner (EaP) countries will discuss the state of play of policies to support SME development in the EaP region, with a particular focus on framework conditions for the digital economy and policy instruments for the digital transformation of SMEs. In addition, thematic sessions will touch upon guidelines to perform regulatory impact assessment (RIA), as well as best practices in monitoring and evaluation of SME policies and support programmes.

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Course Details

Start: 20230919Sep 19
End: 20230921Sep 21

Language: English

Sponsoring Organization: OECD

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Application Deadline: June 19, 2023

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