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Title: ACT 4 Growth
Current status: Collection closed on 10/06/2014
Commission registration number: ECI(2013)000004
Date of registration: 10/06/2013
Registration language: EN / No other languages available
Subject-matter: This ECI has 4 concrete proposals for policy intervention to develop female entrepreneurship as a strategy for sustainable economic growth in Europe.
Main objectives: 1. Create an office of European Women's Business Ownership 2. Appoint a Women’s Enterprise Director 3. Collect data, produce annual policy and research updates 4. Enforce current gender equality legislation These policies replicate those put in place in 1988 in USA who then doubled the number of female entrepreneurs and increased jobs created. The mandatory element of data collection and procurement policy had the greatest effect.
Provisions of the Treaties considered relevant by the organisers: TFEU Articles 157.1, 157.3, 173.1
Organisers / Members of citizens' committee:
  • Representative: Madi SHARMA - madi@madisharma.org
  • Substitute: Marta TURK - marta.turk@guest.arnes.si
  • Other members: Dennis Andrew USHER, Henrike VON PLATEN, Katharina CORTOLEZIS-SCHLAGER, Thaima SAMMAN, Piroska SZALAI
Annex:
Draft legal act:
Sources of support and funding:

Last update: 29/09/2013

Name of sponsor Date[1] Amount in EUR[2]
Madalin Dumitru 11/03/2013 2,500
MADI GROUP 01/05/2013 10,000

Total amount of support and funding: €12,500
[1]
Date when the contribution was received. In case of in kind contributions, date when the in kind contribution started.
[2]
Actual amount of funding provided or estimated value of in kind contribution.

Initiative progress

  1. Registered
    10/06/2013
  2. Collection ongoing
  3. Collection closed
    10/06/2014
  4. Submitted
  5. Answered