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Elisabetta Falcetti, Director of Sector Economics and Policy, EBRD
Pierre Heilbronn, Vice President, Policy and Partnerships, EBRD
Barbara Rambousek, Lead Economist, Economic Inclusion, EBRD
Vijaya Ramachandran, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development
The first Economic Inclusion Strategy for the EBRD, to be officially launched in May 2017, builds on four years of implementing inclusion concepts through the Bank’s operations. Economic inclusion, the opening up of access to labour markets, entrepreneurship and, more generally, economic opportunities to all is integral to achieving a transition to sustainable market economies. The strategy covers the period of 2017 – 2021 and reflects the experience and lessons learned from the EBRD’s distinctive private sector focused inclusion approach as well as evolving inclusion challenges and best international practices across sectors and geographic regions.