Past events

OECD SBA public-private reconciliation meeting in Baku
On 16 May, the OECD is holding a meeting in the Azerbaijani capital Baku to discuss the 2020 Small Business Act for Europe (SBA) Assessment, organised in the framework of the EU-funded project ‘ EU4Business: From Policies to Action ’. The Small Business Act for Europe (SBA) is an overarching framework for EU policy on SMEs. It aims to improve the approach to entrepreneurship in Europe, simplify...
Meeting market requirements, boosting exports
Small and medium-sized companies from Azerbaijan will take part in an export quality management workshop on 1 May in Baku. The training is organised by the International Trade Centre’s EU4Business Ready to Trade project in partnership with AzPromo. The workshop aims to help small-scale exporters to better understand technical market requirements and voluntary standards applicable in international...
Training on e-commerce in Azerbaijan
More than 25 companies in Azerbaijan, beneficiaries of the EU4Business Ready to Trade p roject , will participate in a five-day training on e-commerce taking place on 18-22 February in Baku. The training is organised by the International Trade Centre (ITC), together with AzExport and ICT Development Fund. Over the course of the training, a team of ITC and independent experts will talk about e-...
Eastern Partnership Conference - A stronger economy for stronger societies
On 7 December in Vienna, the Austrian Presidency of the European Council is hosting the first high-level annual Eastern Partnership (EaP) conference around the subject of ‘ A stronger economy for stronger societies - Investing in people for sustainable growth ’. Following up on the Eastern Partnership Summit last November, it is now time to take stock of the achievements within the 20...
Eastern Partnership Business Forum 2018
The Eastern Partnership Business Forum 2018 takes place in Vienna on 6 December, organised by the Austrian Presidency of the EU Council . The Forum and B2B Matchmaking platform will be an opportunity for representatives of companies, experts and public institution from EU member states and the EU’s six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and...
High-Quality Financial Information & Economic Integration
The 2018 Ministerial Conference on ‘ High-Quality Financial Information & Economic Integration ’ will be held on 27 November at the Hofburg Congress Centre in Vienna, with a week of side events before and after the conference. The event is organised by the World Bank's Centre for Financial Reporting Reform and hosted by the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The...
ITC workshops on e-commerce engineering, e-billing and leads management
On 21-28 November, the International Trade Centre (ITC) will conduct a series of practical workshops on e-commerce engineering, e-billing and leads management, in partnership with AzExport as part of the ‘ Ready to Trade ’ project funded by the European Union in the framework of the EU4Business initiative. The project aims to improve the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs...
OECD Eurasia Week 2018
OECD Eurasia Week 2018 takes place in Paris on 19-21 November around the theme “OECDeurasia@10: Drawing the Lessons, Shaping the Future” . This year’s Eurasia Week will include a peer review of Azerbaijan on the topics of the SME Roadmap and Inclusive Investment in the Consumer Goods Sector, and a monitoring review of Georgia’s SME Strategy. Both sessions will discuss the reports that the OECD...
The International Trade Centre in close collaboration with AzPromo will support Azerbaijani agribusiness companies to participate in the SIAL trade fair, which will take place from 20 to 25 October 2018 in Paris. Companies exhibiting at SIAL will benefit from a one-day practical workshop called ‘Improving your results at the SIAL tradeshow through proper preparation, participation and follow up...
Baku skyline
A meeting of the Public-Private Working Group of the project on ‘Supporting the implementation and monitoring of Azerbaijan's SME roadmap’ will take place in Baku on 26 September, as part of the broader ‘ EU4Business: From Policies to Action ’ programme implemented by the OECD across the Eastern Partnership and funded by the EU in the framework of its EU4Business initiative. Azerbaijan has...