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Study Tour on Strengthening Youth Startups in Creative Industries in the Philippines

Mon 04 Nov 2019, 9.00 am — Fri 08 Nov 2019, 5.00 pm
Singapore and Bandung, Indonesia UNDESA and the Philippines Department of Trade and Industry

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Background

The study tour was jointly organized by DESA/DSDG and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), the Philippines on 4-8 November 2019.  It received 14 policymakers and MSME entrepreneurs from the Philippines, including Ms. Blesila Lantayona, Undersecretary of DTI, Mr. Jerry Clavesillas, Director-General, Bureau of Small and Medium Enterprise Development (BSMED/DTI) and DTI regional directors from five regions of the country. The study tour aimed to explore good practices in Singapore and Indonesia for building ecosystems conducive for youth-led MSMEs in the creative industry sector. It was highly recognized by the Undersecretary as ‘extremely informative and worthwhile in accelerating the country’s initiative in boosting youth entrepreneurship development’.

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