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UNESCO to assist CARICOM entrepreneurs
Published on January 11, 2014 Email To Friend    Print Version

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (GIS) -- The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO), through its International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre for South-South Cooperation (ISTIC) based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and its Caribbean affiliated organization CARISCIENCE based at the St Augustine Campus of the University of The West Indies, will be mounting a major training workshop to assist the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) region develop its entrepreneurial class.

This workshop titled “Training Workshop on Technopreneurship for the Caribbean” will take place in Trinidad and Tobago from May 5-9, 2014.

Its programme, developed by a team of experts mainly from Singapore and Malaysia, is designed to train 35 potential entrepreneurs from CARICOM countries in the elements of entrepreneurship in relation to the demand of the knowledge and innovation economy.

Participants will also be taught a systematic approach on how to create and build successful businesses which are based on, and driven, by technology.

ISTIC has successfully mounted this programme in a number of countries including Malaysia, India, South Korea, Kazikistan and, more recently, Kuwait in 2013.
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