Apply and participate in Nex Links Worshops in Honduras and El Salvador

Washington D.C., United States, May 13, 2015 -- El Salvador and Honduras will host two workshops focused on training for System Support and Business Development, the workshops are a part of the Regional Nex Links program "Monitoring Network for Young Entrepreneurs" of the Young Americas Business Trust (YABT). The workshops will focus on the creation of mechanisms and tools to support young entrepreneurs’ startups and expansion phases of their business.

The first training program will take place in San Salvador, El Salvador, from June 15th to 19th, 2015, in collaboration with local strategic partners: the National Commission for Micro and Small Enterprises (CONAMYPE for its name in Spanish) of the Ministry of Economy and the Salvadoran Association for the Integral Development of Youth (ASAES).

The second workshop will take place in Tugucigalpa, Honduras from June 22th to 26th, 2015 in collaboration with the Center for Entrepreneurship at the National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH).

The aim of this program is to transfer new tools, content and methodologies that contribute to strengthen the capacities of public and private entities responsible for providing business services and integrated support in the different stages of the business development process. These workshops seek to create spaces where Israeli participants and experts have the opportunity to exchange best practices, success stories and identify key factors to build articulated support systems that respond to the real needs of young entrepreneurs.

The announcement of both training programs is possible thanks to the cooperation established by the YABT, the Organization of American States (OAS), the Israeli Agency for International Development Cooperation (MASHAV) and the Golda Meir Mount Carmel International Training Center (MCTC).

Candidates may apply to the Nex Links workshop in El Salvador until May 17th and the call for the workshop in Honduras ends on May 25th, 2015. For more information, please contact YABT via Edgar Maestre’s email

Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation (MASHAV) is responsible for designing, coordinating and implementing development cooperation programs in Israel. It promotes human and institutional capacity through the exchange of experience and knowledge development of Israel, the transfer of knowledge and implementation of innovative methodologies and technologies.

Golda Meir Mount Carmel International Training Center (MCTC) helps in the formation of men and women participating in community work in emerging countries. Since its creation, more than 19,000 participants from 150 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Oceania and the Caribbean have attended their training programs and workshops.

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