Global Changemakers: JADE speaking at Euro-Africa Youth Summit 2012
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00 JADE, represented by Matthieu Delage, was invited to be a speaker at the Euro-Africa Youth Summit 2012 in Brussels, along with a panel of participants from different fields of activity : EU policy makers, NGO executives, social entrepreneurs… Organized by the British Council’s Global Changemakers program, this year’s edition focused on social entrepreneurship and on the sharing of best practices with regards to entrepreneurship development between the two continents. JADE actively took part in various discussions such as access to finance for SMEs and young entrepreneurs, entrepreneurship as a solution to youth unemployment and the importance of fostering entrepreneurship in higher education programs. By presenting the Junior Enterprise concept to participants from more than 25 international nationalities, JADE ensured maximum recognition of the concept’s benefits on society at local & international level, this inspiring potential young social entrepreneurs. Read the article by the Bulletin here or the original interview of JADE here.