The European Business Council for Africa

On March 8, the European Business Council for Africa (EBCAM) held its 32nd General Assembly in Athens, Greece, hosted by its Greek member, the Hellenic African Chamber of Commerce & Development (HACCD). 

EBCAM's members from around Europe, gathered to exchange insightful perspectives and reflect on development progress in African countries, the importance of Europe-Africa cooperation, the future of companies in the African continent amidst international instability and major challenges.

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During the General Assembly, EBCAM had the privilege to meet Greek Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Kostas Fragogiannis, who unravelled the historic relationship between Greece and the African continent. 

EBCAM also had the pleasure to host several guest speakers who contributed with their valuable presentations. Particularly, Ms. Alexandra Mayr from the EUIPO - European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) who talked about intellectual property in Africa countries and SMEs; Professor Asteris Huliaras (Jean Monnet Chair on EU-LDC Relations) who explored economic and political aspects of Africa; and Mr. Andreas Diamanteas, Executive Chairman at FINARTIX Fintech Solutions S.A. and member of the Board of HACCD, who touched on the topic of Digital Disruptive transformation in Africa. Last but not least, the presence of African embassies' representatives gave the chance for a fruitful dialogue.

EBCAM extends its appreciation to the member of HACCD MYTILINEOS S.A.for graciously offering the dinner at the Acropolis Museum. 

EBCAM’s next General Assembly will be held in Paris, France.

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