"Enhancing contribution and efficiency of women's entrepreneurship CSOs related to the EU integration reforms in the area of economic policy" WE-Contribute
Enhancing contribution and efficiency of women's entrepreneurship CSOs related to the EU integration reforms in the area of economic policy WE-Contribute
The National Council for Women Entrepreneurship (NCWE) is the first and only council for women entrepreneurship acting at the national level, established through the project ” Enhancing contribution and efficiency of women’s entrepreneurship CSOs related to the EU integration reforms in the area of economic policy (“WE-Contribute”). The NCWE is a voluntary, informal unification of active actors from the civil sector, policy makers and relevant institutions that act in the areas of women entrepreneurship.
To provide the necessary basis for influencing the overall development of women’s entrepreneurship in the country, including EU integration processes through the introduction of an effective mechanism for consultation, advocacy and influence.
To create a synergy of quality and impact of strong representation of the interests of women entrepreneurs in front of the stakeholders of the legislative and executive power, through identifying and recommending solutions to issues critical to the development of women entrepreneurship in the country.
Assembly is the highest body of the NCWE. The Assembly of the Council consists of all members of the NCWE. The Assembly elects the Presidency consisting of: a president with a mandate of 6 months with a right to re-election, a deputy president, a secretary, and two more members. The President represents and represents the NCWE. The Assembly meets as necessary, and at least twice a year. Meetings of the Assembly are convened by the President of the Assembly on his own initiative. The Assembly can decide fully if more than one half of the total number of members are present. As a rule, the Assembly adopts the decisions with a majority of the votes of the present members.
The Assembly performs the following tasks:
The Presidency is an executive body of the Assembly that manages the work of the NCWE. The presidency consists of five members: president, vice president, secretary and two members.
President (rotating position among members of the NCWE for a period of 6 months)
The President is responsible for:
Vice President is responsible for:
The Secretary is responsible for:
Members of the Presidency
Members of the Presidency are responsible for:
Members of the NCWE are expected to contribute to the work of the council through:
In that direction, the National Council for Women Entrepreneurship has prepared the first Action Plan, which will contribute to identify and recommend solutions on issues critical to the development of women entrepreneurship in the country.
The Action Plan of National Council for Women Entrepreneurship foresees activities in three priority areas:
As objectives that stand out from these priority areas, the following are stated:
Objective 1: Creating a favorable business environment in which women entrepreneurs are encouraged to raise awareness of women entrepreneurs about the benefits of advocating their own interests enabling them to participate in the decision-making process
Objective 2: Improved quality of the permanent networking conditions and promotion of the accessibility of women entrepreneurs and civil society organizations for easier networking and business partnerships
Objective 3: Increased availability of opportunities for participation in educational programs and information on the opportunities for women entrepreneurs and civil society organizations in which they can act/influence in their environment
The reason for the preparation of such a document comes from the need to carry out activities that will respond to the current needs and constraints faced by women entrepreneurs as well as the relevant bodies working on this topic. Through this, the Action Plan of the National Council for Women Entrepreneurship will enable creation of a synergy of quality and influence of strong representation of the interests of women entrepreneurs in front of the stakeholders of the legislative and executive power. Through the promotion of good practices by the Council, better coordination of the activities related to women entrepreneurship issues will be made possible, as well as access to the sharing and preparation of educational programs and channels for informing important events in the field of women entrepreneurship. In this way, the Action Plan of National Council for Women Entrepreneurship will enable networking of women entrepreneurs on a national and international level.