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3 Entrepreneurship Boot Camps for Young Syrians Startups in Damascus, Homs and Lattakia

4 June 2017

UNFPA closes its first “Entrepreneurship Boot Camp” in Lattakia in collaboration with the Information, Communication and Technology Incubator (ICT Incubator).

 

The training boot camp developed 40 projects in the technological field and covered 3 governorates: Damascus, Homs and Lattakia. Projects are currently preparing for the next & second phase.

 

The training workshops tackled a wide range of topics in business like, business canvas, customer analysis, market study, finance and accounting as well as training young people on pitching ideas techniques.

 

“Supporting young people to reach their full potentials and be active citizens in their communities is our top priority during the Syrian crisis,” said Massimo Diana, Representative of UNFPA in Syria.

 

 

 

UNFPA launched its “Entrepreneurship Boot Camp” in Syria in April 2017 in cooperation with the ICT Incubator and Venture International aiming to empower young people, especially girls, (18 - 30 years old) throughout many programs, and to enhance their abilities and develop their innovation for a better future. The project targets the youth who are wishing to launch their new business/startups with a project idea in different fields such as informatics, programming and business management.