Global Entrepreneurship Week was held in November under the patronage of Engineer Tarek Kabil, Minister of Industry and Trade. The week was organised by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) and was sponsored by Tatweer Misr for the third year running. The objective of the policy forum was to seek policy-oriented solutions to the challenges faced by Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs).