The European Business Council for Africa

DG INTPA and DG TRADE jointly organised a seminar on Export and Development Finance Enhanced Coordination in the Global Gateway context, which was held in Brussels city centre and online on 19 January 2024. 

The seminar opened by Directors-General Koen Doens and Sabine Weyand along with the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU and featured high level speakers from both development finance institutions, export credit agencies and business representatives. 

EBCAM was invited and participated in person in the all-day conference having the chance to meet with important actors of the Global Gateway initiative and the EU Institutions. EBCAM's secretariat with Secretary General and COO, EBCAM's member from Finland representative and a former EBCAM's Dutch member CEO met to exhange valuable views and discuss on the matter.

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Mr. Christoph Kannengiesser, CEO of EBCAM member Afrika-Verein and member of EBCAM's Executive Board, particpated in the panel of “Innovation Approaches” and talked about this EU very promising initiative of bringing together major development fiancial support actors.