The president of CEOE International, Marta Blanco, has participated in the inauguration of the second edition of the Les Jeunes du Monde Unis, at the headquarters of the Business Confederation, in which have analyzed the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, a global agenda, world values, or security and stability, among other issues. The councilor and spokesperson of the City Council of the city of Madrid, Inmaculada Sanz, and the president of Les Jeunes du Monde Unis, Lahouari Benarba, also participated in the opening session.
Marta Blanco has highlighted the importance of the issues addressed in the day, especially in regard to the Sustainable Development Goals, a global agenda, considering that she will travel to New York to participate in the Climate Week of Nations United. In this regard, he has highlighted the important role of entrepreneurs in the 2030 Agenda, since he assured that the full commitment of companies is essential to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. He also mentioned the relevance of the internationalization of companies, since, in the case of Spain, they contribute 34.3% of GDP thanks to their exports.
The councilor and spokesman of the City of Madrid, Inmaculada Sanz, has welcomed the attendees on behalf of the mayor of Madrid, José Luis Martínez-Almeida. In this sense, It has highlighted the need to attract more acts like this to get to know the city of Madrid and its quality of life. He also mentioned the importance of dealing with issues of common interest to all, such as problems of mobility, pollution, security, public transport, integration of diverse cultures or sustainability of cities, to, among all, seek effective long-term solutions .
The president of Les Jeunes du Monde Unis, Lahouari Benarba, for his part, thanked the international participation in the meeting, taking into account the attendance of young people from almost all parts of the world, and thanked CEOE for hosting the event in his campus.
The president of the Spanish Confederation of Young Entrepreneurs Associations, CEAJE, Fermín Albadalejo, highlighted the work of the institution to defend the interests of young entrepreneurs with the aim of motivating, guiding, empowering and channeling business initiatives, facilitating the promotion of entrepreneurial culture and development for our country. In this regard, it has also emphasized the close collaboration they have been maintaining in recent years with the Ibero-American Federation of Young Entrepreneurs, FIJE, to promote youth entrepreneurship in Latin America.