Nazareth has been working in sustainable business for more than ten years. He started working in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility in Armenia in 2008 and managed sustainability projects at Orange Armenia for four years before shifting to a career as an independent consultant in several countries. Since 2015, he has worked with more than fifty non-profit organisations seeking to transform into social enterprises, as well as the donor organisations that have supported the growing field of social entrepreneurship in Armenia and the region. He also teaches university-level courses and runs training sessions on a range of business topics. Nazareth holds an Executive MBA from the European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) in Berlin and a post-graduate certificate in sustainable business from the University of Cambridge.

  • Day 3 – Friday 11 June
  • 11.00 – 11.50

Challenges and opportunities – do we need legal frameworks to foster social entrepreneurship in the Eastern Partnership and Russia?

This session will cover the current approaches to legislation or other regulation on social entrepreneurship in the Eastern Partnership countries and Russia. After a quick overview of the region, we will take a closer look at two of the countries in the region to see what has worked well and what challenges lie ahead. Watch the session recording