EU-Mozambique Global Gateway Investment Forum
22-23 November, 2023
This first edition of the Mozambique - EU Investment Forum, under the theme “Creating business opportunities”, will explore ways of attracting quality investments within the framework of the Global Gateway, as well as boosting and diversifying trade between Mozambique and the European Union. Public and private sector stakeholders will look into the numerous investment opportunities that Mozambique has to offer. The implementation of reforms follows the significant potential lying in Mozambique’s natural resources (energy, mining, arable land, wildlife reserves, forestry, and fishing) and its territorial sea access, which offers important advantages in the fields of transport and logistics. The forum will also focus on value addition to products “Made in Mozambique” and industrialization.
2nd EU-Angola Business Forum
17 November, 2023
This high-level event will bring together the European Union and the government of Angola, as well as EU member states and companies interested in investing in the country. Ministries responsible for the covered sectors and business support agencies, such as the Angola's Agency for Private Investment and Exports Promotion (AIPEX), will also participate.
A special role will also be given to financial institutions that can support investors in Angola and Europe. Lastly, synergies between the Angolan and European private sectors are the focus of all activities at this 2nd Business Forum.
4th EU-PNG Business, Trade and Investment Conference
30 October 2023
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
With a primary objective of fostering collaboration between the EU and the Pacific Island Countries, the 4th European Union – Papua New Guinea Business, Trade & Investment Conference seeks to invigorate business contacts, explore new opportunities, and pave the way for sustainable development through trade and investment.
The conference will focus on: agriculture and fisheries, energy, technology and e-business.
EU-Namibia Business Forum
24-25 October, 2023
The 1st EU Namibia Business Forum (ENBF) focused on Green Energy and Critical Raw Materials will bring together public and private sectors stakeholders in investment, trade and finance to network, exchange experiences and explore sustainable win-win business opportunities for Namibian and European companies.
Global Gateway Forum “Stronger Together through Sustainable Investment”
25-26 October, 2023
The European Business Council for Africa (EBCAM) will participate to the 2023 Global Gateway Forum "Stronger Together through Sustainable Investment", which will bring leaders together to debate issues relating to global investment in infrastructure, including challenges faced by the public and private sectors, best practices and lessons learned. It will focus on the themes of:
- Green energy transition and green hydrogen
- Education and research
- Critical raw materials
- Transport corridors
- Health products manufacturing
- Digital infrastructure
#AUEU Tracker Special Dialogue: Combatting Illicit Financial Flows
5 July 2023, 16:00 - 17:30 CEST
Since its launch, the Africa-Europe Foundation (AEF) has committed to identifying and addressing issues of significance for the Africa-Europe collaboration through an open and frank dialogue between our two continents.
The State of Migration in East and Horn of Africa Report
19 June 2023, 12:00-14:00
The report focuses on the mobility dimensions of regional integration and is co-published with the East African Community (EAC) and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). Intra-African trade, labour mobility, climate change, digitalization, integrated border management, and sustainable reintegration are some of the topics covered in the report.
EU-Africa: Re-Energising a Common Future
15th June 2023
In recent years, the EU-Africa Business Summit has expanded into a leading annual platform where prominent figures from the business world meet high-level policy makers to discuss the current global trends and challenges affecting the EU and Africa. As the Green Agenda intensifies, the EU-Africa Business Summit in June will revolve around the critical question of sustainability and will represent the perfect opportunity to follow up on the discussion and pursue the mission of promoting and facilitating the interactions between EU and African stakeholders.
Opportunities for circular textiles exports to the EU: The case of Kenya
14 June 2023, 11:00–12:30
The global fashion and apparel industry is often associated with environmental degradation, waste, pollution, and human rights and labour issues across the value chain. The EU aims to transition towards a circular model not to only address the negative impacts caused by the existing linear system, but also promote a more resilient and inclusive fashion industry that takes into account human wellbeing. The recent Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles is an EU initiative to move towards a greener and more circular textile sector. In practice, it includes an increasing set of sustainability-linked standards and requirements for businesses outside the EU to access the EU Single Market.
InfoPoint Hybrid Conference: Evaluation of the EU Cooperation with Somalia
7 June 2023
InfoPoint and online
In late 2021 the Directorate-General for International Partnerships (INTPA) of the European Commission contracted for an external evaluation in order to arrive at an independent assessment of the EU cooperation with Somalia and to learn from past experience.