Third Party Event

28 Nov 2019 - 29 Nov 2019

The EU-Africa Business Summit is a high-level annual networking and informational event held in Marrakech, Morocco. For its second year, the summit will take place on 28-29 November 2019 to address the importance of a multi-sectorial dialogue in realising investment opportunities in Africa. Located in the prestigious setting of the Mandarin Oriental, the summit will debate political, economic, social and environmental issues facing African and European industries. 

Discussion topics include:
•    Strengthening Value Chain Development: Towards Inclusive and Sustainable Industrialisation
•    Leveraging Global Agriculture Value Chains for Fair Rural Development
•    Digitalisation: What are the Future Challenges for the Next Generation?
•    How to Ensure Innovative Financing Mechanisms for Renewable Energy
For the full programme, please click here.
Speakers include:

•    SamihSawiris, Chairman, Orascom Development Holding
•    Victoria Sekitoleko, Chairperson of the Uganda Agribusiness Alliance and former Minister of Agriculture, Republic of Uganda
•    Marcel Amon-Tanoh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ivory Coast
•    Joanna Drake, Deputy Director-General, European Commission – DG Environment
•    Muhamad Chambas, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel
•    Thérèse de Liedekerke, Deputy Director-General, Business Europe

To see the full list of speakers, please click here.