At the Entrepreneurship – Education Regional Summit eight (8) SEECEL member states sign “A Charter for Entrepreneurial Learning: the Keystone for Growth and Jobs"

Zagreb, Croatia – on the 23 October 2012 by the invitation of Minister Gordan Maras, eight (8) SEECEL member states will attend the "Entrepreneurship - Education Regional Summit", where the respective ministers or their appointed envoys from the field of economy and education will sign  "A Charter for Entrepreneurial Learning: the Keystone for Growth and Jobs."

Regional summit is jointly organized by the Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Crafts of the Republic of Croatia and the South East European Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (SEECEL) with the support of the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia and the European Commission.

The Regional summit will bring together also presidents of business communities (e.g. chambers, employers' associations, etc.) from the respective SEECEL member states, as follows: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo*, Montenegro, Serbia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Turkey.
The objective of the summit is fostering further development of structured regional cooperation in the field of human capital development being the keystone for sustainable growth, development, competitive SME sector and increased employability. By signing the Charter, the participating parties re-confirm their full support to the systematic development of lifelong entrepreneurial learning as a key competence through continued policy improvement, good practice sharing and regional cooperation.

* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of independence