The European Business Council for Africa

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. 


The Forum brought 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

It also provided a platform to demonstrate delivery of the G7 Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment.

Watch here the opening with the participation of Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission. 

Watch here the closing with the participation of Josep Borrell Fontelles, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, and Jutta Urpilainen, European Commissioner.