The objective of this virtual discussion is to identify and analyse the main impacts of COVID-19 on entrepreneurs
and Micro, Small and Medium-Sized-Enterprises (MSMEs), their reactions, as well as the support they have received to face the current situation.
Discussions will provide an opportunity for an intermediate impact assessment of the disruption, would help to identify a set of priority policies and measures for immediate basic re-opening measures for small business-owners, in order to facilitate resurgence, and also develop a longer term social and economic recovery strategy where entrepreneurship and MSMEs play a central role leaving no one behind.
1. How can entrepreneurs reframe their organizations to make their businesses more resilient?
2. What are the new tools and models for entrepreneurs to manage risks and uncertainty?
3. What policies can governments implement to promote resilient entrepreneurship and MSMEs?