BSO initiated a meeting with Social enterprises in Armenia to discuss the perspectives of the sector development

On August 1 a roundtable discussion took place with Armenian Social enterprises and NGOs, the activites of which are aimed at social purpose. The goal of the meeting was to bring together the representatives of the sector , to enable networking and elaborate joint approaches to develop the sector by understanding the rational needs of the latter.

More than 25 organizations joined the initiative and it was decided to later continue the cooperation in a regular workgroup format to understand whether ...

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SME Development Council Private Sector representatives meet

The new extended list of Private Sector representative organizations included as members of the SME Development Council met with the BSO team to discuss the structures’ goals, expectations and imput in the activities of the Council.  More organizations. representing different areas, directions and sectors supporting business,(Syrian Armenian businessmen union, SME Accountants’ Association, Association of Accountants and Auditors and to leasing companies cooperating with the BSO on leasing improvement project) shall be a part of the PPD platform from now ...

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Regular meeting of Social Council of Revenue Administration Reforms took place

Revenue Administration Reforms Council meeting  took place under the chairmanship of SRC Chairman Vardan Harutyunyan. The procedure of accessing the Automated Manifest System for individuals not qualified as customs clearance specialists was discussed and evaluated by the committee chairman as being an innovative  approach: “Citizens engaging in business are offered an opportunity to fill in the customs declaration themselves.” Another issue on the agenda covered a number of draft government decisions providing for the application of Tax Code ...

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The BSO organized a meeting- discussion on SMEs in PPD

On June 24, at the conference hall of the Ministry of Economy the EBRD Business Support Office held a meeting-discussion “Small and Medium Entrepreneurship within the framework of public-private dialogue”.

Among the participants of the meeting were the representatives of the RA Ministry of Economy, EU Delegation to Armenia, the Ombudsman’s office, the German Association for International Cooperation, commercial banks, heads and representatives of a number of  business support structures and NGOs, as well as SMEs representing various ...

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Another meeting of NGOs supporting SMEs took place

The Business Support Office continues its tradition of organizing  regular round-table meetings of NGOs and business associations. Another meeting aimed at addressing the current issues of SMEs was held in the Yerevan Chamber of Commerce. Representatives of more than 10 private sector organizations, such as the Business Advocacy Network, “Taxpayers’ rights protection” NGO, Union of merchants of Armenia, etc. attended the meeting and were very active in expressing their opinion on the current problems of businesses.

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EBRD’s Business Support Office and NGOs met to discuss sustainable support for the local entrepreneurs.

On May 24th the EBRD Business Support Office held a roundtable discussion with non-governmental structures that represent the interests of the Private Sector in Armenia. The main topic of the discussion was the importance of improving cooperation with an aim to support the local SMEs. Among the participants were the executives and representatives of the National Centre for SME Development, the Business Advocacy Network, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Yerevan, Taxpayers Rights Protection NGO, as well as other ...

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