Women making a major difference in the world – WEF 17

NEW DELHI – Dr Pauline Crawford-Omps, Chairperson of the Permanent Commission for Social Issues and Women Entrepreneurs at WUSME, and a major proponent of empowering women alongside men, was an ...

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2017 Development Finance Forum: Unlocking Private Investment in African Markets

2017 Development Finance Forum (GHANA): Wednesday, May 31 – Thursday, June 1, 2017 In the past year, several initiatives have been taken to mobilize private sector finance for development and co...

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‘World’s most powerful job creators,’ small enterprises vital to achieving Global Goals

May 11th, 2017 – By leveraging their ingenuity and creativity to harness new market opportunities, micro-, small and medium-sized enterprises can lead the way towards achieving the 2030 Agenda for S...

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UN to Small Business: Create 600 Million Jobs!

May 12th, 2017 – The critical role small businesses play is being recognized by no less than the United Nations this week. The UN announced Thursday May 11 it would designate June 27, 2017 as Mi...

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World lags on clean-energy goals

May 22th, 2017 – The Vienna Energy Forum 2017 held from 9 – 12 May 2017 offered a platform to engage in dynamic and critical debates to help shape the future energy landscape. With the the...

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The new WUSME MAGAZINE it is online

May 15th, 2017 – It is now online, in website section dedicated to publications, the new WUSME MAGAZINE special edition, a magazine specifically designed for Small and Medium Enterprises and Cra...

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Five benefits social media influencers bring to SMEs

May 10th, 2017 – There is a common misconception that to market your brand you need to have a big budget. Gone are those days when we were restricted to traditional outlets like TV, radio, and p...

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Africa, China trade increases in 1st quarter of 2017

May 14th, 2017 – China’s trade with African countries in the first quarter of 2017 climbed by nearly a fifth from a year earlier, while its direct investment in the continent soared 64 percent...

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SME international payment platform launched

May 10th, 2017 – Payments provider WorldFirst has launched World Account, a platform allowing small businesses and online sellers to open local bank accounts around the world and make internatio...

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The Role of Financial Services in Humanitarian Crises

April 24th, 2017 – Humanitarian crises pose a formidable development challenge. While the nature and incidences of these crises vary significantly, they affect millions of people, particularly t...

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