Employment and improved earning opportunities open up pathways out of poverty. Sustainable growth, driven by an innovative private sector, is the foundation of Swisscontact's project work. The overall object of its Swiss Entrepreneurship Programme is to create jobs by strengthening the entrepreneurship ecosystem in six target countries. The programme works with relevant ecosystem organizations (incubators, accelerators), provides strategic support in improving their business model and acceleration programmes, and thus increases their performance. Consequently, the programme does not work directly with companies; however, growth-oriented entrepreneurs, start-up teams and companies at an early stage will benefit from state-of-the-art services to grow their business.
As a part of this Swiss Entrepreneurship Programme, the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) and the Institute of Tourism of the Lucerne University of Applied Science and Arts held a two-day workshop on Sustainble Tourism Development in May in the Republic of Macedonia. The aim of the workshop was to raise awareness of the importance of sustainability and to encourage participants to integrate sustainability into the development of their tourism strategy.
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