On Wednesday, November 11, 2015, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands attended the opening of the 3rd annual IGNITE conference, Doing Business in Fragile States’, held at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam.
Issues to be discussed during the one-day conference include “…how entrepreneurship can contribute to diminishing the increasing flow of refugees from Africa and the Middle East…” according to an IGNITE press release. The objective of the conference is to deepen the understanding of entrepreneurship development in fragile and conflict affected states and to develop better tools to support entrepreneurship opportunities for marginalized groups in these environments.
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