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ARLEM Award – Young local entrepreneurship in the Mediterranean
Sustainable economic development is one of the three priorities of ARLEM. In accordance with this priority, the Assembly decided to grant an award to a young entrepreneur from the Mediterranean partner countries who has been supported by her or his local/regional authority (LRA). This initiative is being proposed by the forthcoming draft ARLEM report on youth entrepreneurship in the Mediterranean.
To encourage LRA and young entrepreneurs to work together to ensure the dynamism of the region’s economy, the award is aiming at showcasing successful examples of young entrepreneurship (up to 35 years old) in the Mediterranean region (Albania, Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia and Turkey).
The winner will be announced at the award ceremony at the 10th ARLEM Plenary session in Seville on 26-27 February 2019.
Deadline: 30th November 2018.
-A young entrepreneur up to 35 years old
-Who is supported by her/his regional or local community
-Whose company has existed for more than 3 years
-Headquartered in a country on the three shores of the Mediterranean (Albania, Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia and Turkey)
-Who wants to share her/his experience
Evaluation criteria :
-Its impact on the community and social progress and development
-Its support from the local or regional community it receives
-Its impact on job creation
-The percentage of women in its workforce
-Its degree of innovation
-The respect of workers’ social rights.
Please, refer to the following flyer for further information: ARLEM Award.
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