CBi webinar - SME impact assessments (recording available)

Connecting Business initiative Secretariat
Event date 19 May '20 13:00 - 14:00
Event location Online - Eastern European Time

CBi organised a webinar on SME impact assessments as part of the Connecting Business initiative webinar series on collective private sector action for COVID-19 response and recovery. 

Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) make up over 90% of all firms and account on average for 60-70% of total employment and 50% of GDP. They have a critial role in crisis preparedness, response and recovery.

In this webinar, CBi secetariat introduced how CBi and its networks are engaging SMEs and providing them support. The guest speakers also presented the SME impact assessment experiences and future plans on both the global level and the country level. 

Webinar moderator: Karen Smith, Program Coordinator, CBi

Guest speakers: 

  • Yuko Hirose, Policy Analyst, Recovery Solutions and Human Mobility, UNDP
  • Pelin Kihtir, Director, Business for Goals (CBi Member Network in Turkey)
  • Jonas Mfouatie, Resident Representative Ad-Interim UNDP Côte d’Ivoire
  • Butch Meily, President, PDRF (CBi Member Network in the Philippines) and Karen Dominique Brillantes, Programme Analyst Institutions and Partnerships, UNDP Philippinesi

To watch the webinar recording, please click here.

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Photo: UNDP PAPP/Abed Zagout

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