The European Commission and African Union Commission have opened registration for the 7TH EU-Africa Business Forum (EABF22) (Please register here). The Forum is centered on building stronger value chains for sustainable growth and decent jobs and will take place in Brussels physically on 16-17 February 2022 (subject to applicable COVID related restrictions) and online during the whole week of 14 February.
The European Business council for Africa (EBCAM) is a co-organiser and will lead four High-Level Panels representing the European private sector.
The Forum will be held back-to-back with the Heads of State's and Governments Africa-EU Summit on 17-18 February. EABF22 will be organised in the framework of the Africa-Europe Week featuring a rich series of events with civil society, youth and other key actors of Africa-EU relations.
Co-organised by the European Commission and the African Union Commission together with key EU and African business organisations, the forum will welcome EU and AU Commissioners, top-level policy makers and senior business leaders from the two continents. EABF22 will also be strategically supported by a number of EU and African institutions, such as European Investment Bank, the African Development Bank, Afreximbank and the European Development Financial Institutions, as well as the Africa Europe Foundation.
As a participant, you will have the opportunity to engage with high-level decision-makers, policy reforms with implications for EU-Africa trade and investment relations, as well as explore new business opportunities, and in particular:
- ATTEND HIGH LEVEL PANELS
with the participation of senior political and business figures will cover strategic areas
of business, trade and investment cooperation between Europe and Africa
- JOIN WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS
up to 100 workshops and seminars on key topics supporting the development
of EU-Africa relationship (hybrid and virtual events).
- ATTEND EXCLUSIVE SMALL-SCALE MEETINGS
bringing together businesses and governments (B2B; B2G).
- NETWORK WITH PEERS
meet and mingle with likeminded individuals and organisations online and in person.
- VISIT ONLINE AND PHYSICAL BOOTHS
held by professional organisations and institutions.
More information can be found here: