EU-Africa Business Forum – 14-18 February
The EU-Africa Business Forum (EABF) takes place every three years back to back with the EU-AU Summit. It is co-organised by the European Union (EU), the African Union Commission (AUC), together with African and EU business organisations. It is a main event of public-private dialogue between the EU and Africa at continental level and aims at increasing opportunities of sustainable economic cooperation.
It brings together African and EU business leaders and political decision-makers to discuss how to improve the investment climate and increase economic partnership opportunities.
Hybrid event: 14-18 February online and 16-17 February at The Square, Brussels (subject to COVID restrictions)
The 7th EU-Africa Business Forum (EABF22) will take place online (with limited on-site presence for speakers and moderators only). Co-organised by the European Commission, the African Union Commission, as well as EU and African business organisations.
BRINGING TOGETHER POLITICAL AND BUSINESS LEADERS
Join a unique opportunity to exchange with African and European business leaders and decision makers. Meet and discuss partnership and investment opportunities with participants from various sectors and countries.
HIGH-LEVEL PANELS, WORKSHOPS AND CONFERENCES
Twelve high-level panels and numerous online workshops will provide insights into the key themes of EU-Africa business, trade and investment relations.
CREATING AN ENABLING FRAMEWORK
|The road to economic recovery: fostering the pan-African opportunity|
|Integrating EU and Africa value chains|
|Infrastructure and connectivity|
|Financing Africa’s sustainable growth|
|Sustainable energy healthcare and pharmaceuticals|
BUILDING STRONGER VALUE CHAINS
|Automotive and sustainable mobility|
|Ethical fashion and apparel industry|
|Healthcare and pharmaceuticals|
|Sustainable agri-food systems|
|Sustainable raw materials and local value creation|
MAKING IT WORK FOR THE PEOPLE AND THE PLANET
|Youth and entrepreneurship|
|Digital innovation for job creation and sustainability|
ACTIVE ONLINE TRADE FAIR
Join the digital trade fair gathering dynamic players of the African and European private sector – a chance to network and explore partnership opportunities across borders.
BUILDING STRONGER VALUE CHAINS FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH AND DECENT JOBS
Register as active participant and boost your visibility within the European and African business community: set-up your own online booth, showcase trade or investment deals, and organise your own B2B, B2G events, a workshop or a seminar. Contribute to building new business, trade and investment bridges between Europe and Africa.
Registration is now open. Register here