EBCAM participates in the Enrich in Africa Congress in Brussels on 21.11.2023
Enrich in Africa Congress
Wednesday 21 November
The european Business Council for Africa (EBCAM) participated in the Enrich in Africa Congress that was held on 21 November in Brussels.
The Enrich in Africa is a project funded by the EU that creates a network for innovation stakeholders in Europe and Africa to meet with each other but also with policy makers, investors, incubators and accelerators. ENRICH in Africa involves key stakeholders facilitating innovation and representing the full triple-helix of business, academia, and governance in its activities. A strong, holistic EU-Africa innovation ecosystem ensures that the work done with incubators is sustainable and integrated into the wider economic landscape.
EU - Namibia Business Forum, 24-25 October, Brussels, Belgium
On 24 and 25 October EBCAM participated in the EU-Namibia Business Forum that was held in Brussels under the theme: “Mobilising quality investment and value addition for green growth in the EU-Namibia partnership”. Focusing on green hydrogen and sustainable critical raw materials value chains, the two-day Business Forum aimed to foster ties and strengthen partnership between EU and Namibian government, businesses and organisations.
EIAS - The Africa-EU-China Hydrogen Industry Cycle, 26 October, Brussels, Belgium
On 26 October EBCAM participated in the conference The Africa-EU-China Hydrogen Industry Cycle organised by the European Institute for Asian Studies and the Institute for China-Europe Studies.
Against the backdrop of the adoption of green hydrogen as a pivotal component of the global race to carbon neutrality, industrialization, job creation and the broader commitment to sustainability, this event in the format of an expert discussion highlighted Africa's significant potential for green hydrogen production.
CBL-ACP Diplomatic Lunch, 09 November 2023, Brussels, Belgium
On 09 November 2023 EBCAM participated in the traditional Diplomatic Lunch that its Belgian Member organised in the Cercle Royal Gaulois in Brussels, Belgium.
EBCAM in the Global Gateway Africa in Rome on 25 October 2023
The European Business Council for Africa (EBCAM) particpated in person in the event "Global Gateway Africa", organized by European Council on Foreign Relations Roma, Africa e Affari and Confindustria Assafrica & Mediterraneo in the city of Rome.
EBCAM as OECD's EMnet Business Meeting on Africa, 30 October 2023, Paris, France
EMnet Business Meeting on Africa
Africa as the New Investment Frontier
Monday, 30 October 2023, 10:00 – 17:30 (CET, Paris time)
OECD Conference Centre
On 30 October 2023, the COO of EBCAM together with EBCAM President participated in the OECD's event EMnet Business Meeting on Africa Africa as the New Investment Frontier that was held in Paris, France.
EBCAM in the Global Gateway Forum in Brussels on 25 and 26 October 2023
The European Business Council for Africa (EBCAM) participated in person in the invitation-only Global Gateway Forum in Brussels on 25 and 26 October 2023. The Forum brought together representatives of governments from the European Union and from around the world with the private sector, civil society, leading thinkers, financing institutions, and international organisations.
31st EBCAM General Assembly (online)
On 26 October 2023, the European Business Council for Africa (EBCAM) had its last General Assembly for 2023 online. EBCAM members from all over Europe participated and exhanged valuable views on recent developments about the African continent, information and scepticism about the political and economic instability of some countries, mainly in the Sahel, that threatens the economic growth of the region, activities from their associations and news from their member companies that operate across Africa.
CBL ACP Info Session on the EU-Botswana Business Forum
On the 5th of September, 2023, The European Business Council for Africa (EBCAM) attended the CBL ACP info session on the EU-Botswana Business Forum and the Global Expo Botswana.
The info session focused on the event, concentrating on Botswana's potential as one of the most politically stable and economically prosperous countries in Africa. It also highlighted the safe and welcoming environment it offers to foreign investments,featured by:
- Strong economic growth;
- Business-friendly environment;
- Strategic location;
- Skilled workforce;
- Abundant natural resources;
- Strong legal system;
- Diversified economy;
- Low corruption.
EBCAM attended the online Consultation of the private sector on the Mid-term Review of Neighborhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI)
On the 22nd of September 2023, The European Business Council for Africa (EBCAM) participated in the online Consultation of the private sector on the Mid-term Review of Neighborhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI).
The Mid Term Review (MTR) focused on the objectives, progress to date an policy context of the Multiannual Indicative Programmes (MIPs), by geographical region. It also overviewed the "Prosperity" thematic priority under the Global Challenge of MIPs.