The International Social Entrepreneurship Conference Report (2012)


The International Social Entrepreneurship Conference was organised by the British Council, Technical Assistance for Civil Society Organisations (TACSO) and Third Sector Foundation of Turkey (TÜSEV), with support from strategic partner, Vodafone Turkey Foundation, and conference host, Kadir Has University. It took place in Istanbul, Turkey on 29 February and 1 March 2012.

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The conference brought together 143 social entrepreneurs and supporters of social entrepreneurship from the Western Balkans, Turkey, Ukraine, Georgia and the United Kingdom (UK) and created an important opportunity for the development of social entrepreneurship, particularly social enterprise, in the region.

This report was prepared by Zelah Senior, Civil Society (Capacity Building) Expert, TACSO, based on notes taken by TACSO and British Council staff at the event.  The report has been agreed with all partners.

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