CSD on EU-Africa trade and investment relations
17 March, 2023 from 10:00 to 12:00
The aim of this meeting is to discuss with EU civil society the latest developments in EU-Africa trade and investment relations and exchange views on EU trade and investment policy in Africa.
InfoPoint conference: Artificial intelligence for boosting investment in infrastructures and entrepreneurship in Africa (Report)
On Wednesday 09 of 2023, the InfoPoint Hybrid Conference: "Artificial intelligence for boosting investment in infrastructures and entrepreneurship in Africa" took place in Brussels.
Africa’s future food systems
8 Feb 2023, at 16:00
Brussels and Online
Africa’s food systems face the interlinked challenges of conflict, climate change and Covid-19. Right now, at least 130 million people across Africa are in crisis levels of food insecurity.
But the continent is also full of opportunities: Africa’s food systems will be transformed by its youth and urbanisation, its uncultivated arable land, availability of indigenous knowledge, and its expanding food economy.
Aftermath of war in Europe - The West vs. the Global South (Report)
On February 15th, the ECDPM hosted the presentation of the book “Aftermath of war in Europe - The West vs. the Global South” which takes into consideration the Global South’s perspective on the global “polycrisis” spurred by Covid-19, climate change, and inflation brought by the war in Ukraine.
EU trade, investment and development diplomacy in a fragmented world: The SDGs and the Global Gateway (Report)
On February 8, ECDPM hosted a public discussion on “EU Trade, Investment and Development Diplomacy in a fragmented world: The SDGs and the Global Gateway” revolving around potential tensions and complementarities between EU trade, developmental and investment policies focusing on the SDGs and the Global Gateway.
InfoPoint hybrid conference: Advancing Africa-Europe digital cooperation through knowledge sharing (Report)
On January 26th it took place the Infopoint hybrid conference: Advancing Africa- Europe digital cooperation through knowledge sharing. Hans Stausboll, the Acting Director for Africa, DG INTPA, started by giving a welcoming speech and briefly introducing the D4D access project. He stated that throughout the Covid19 pandemic, we learned that digital transformation has accelerated in many spheres and therefore there is a need to start adapting to the new reality. He mentioned that human-centric digital transformation is one of the objectives of the Global Gateway strategy and it has become one of their key goals for the AU-EU partnership. He specified that the D4D Access platform focus on 4 interlink priorities areas of that collectivity, skills, governance, and entrepreneurship. He also added that the platform currently has 70 different knowledge from more than 20 different organizations.
6ème Edition de l'Africa Investment Forum & Awards
7 FÉVRIER 2023
HÔTEL INTERCONTINENTAL PARIS LE GRAND, FRANCE
La 6ème édition de l'Africa Investments Forum & Awards, organisée par le groupe Leaders League - Décideurs Magazine, aura lieu le 7 février 2023 prochain dans un nouveau lieu : l'hôtel InterContinental Paris Le Grand.
L'entrepreneuriat agricole privé en Afrique et son financement
3 février 2023, 14h-17h
Centre de conférences Pierre Mendès France
Ministère de l'Économie, des Finances et de la Souveraineté industrielle et numérique
139 rue de Bercy
Cette conférence s'inscrit dans les activités de la Chaire de la Ferdi "Politiques de modernisation agricole en Afrique".
Elle vise à illustrer la question du financement des entreprises agricoles africaines au moment où les pouvoirs publics français, sous la pression des acteurs économiques, élaborent les contours d'un instrument / guichet adapté aux enjeux du secteur et aux besoins de ses opérateurs privés.
Les intervenants partageront leur témoignage et leur vécu et formuleront les pistes à explorer pour permettre à l’agriculture africaine de relever enfin le défi de la sécurité alimentaire dans un environnement économique viable, tout en améliorant les conditions de vie de ses acteurs et en préservant les ressources naturelles.
OECD Private Finance for Sustainable Development Conference
31 ene 2023 02:00 p. m.
1 feb 2023 02:00 p. m.
Join the OECD Private Finance for Sustainable Development Conference 2023 – “Time to step up Private Finance for the SDGs.” The annual event brings together stakeholders from the public and private sector of developed and developing countries alike to discuss new approaches in financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
When? 31 January 2023 and 1 February 2023 from 14h00-17h00 CET
Where? Virtually – please register via Zoom
Development agencies and development finance institutions (DFIs)/public development banks (PDBs) collaboration to unlock sustainable investments
30 January 2023 10:00 - 14:00
ECDPM Brussels office
On 30 January 2023, 1000 – 1400 CET, SNV, with the support of ECDPM, is organising an informal closed-door roundtable bringing together a selected number of European development agencies and financial institutions to share informal views in their personal capacity, under Chatham House rules. This meeting will aim to assess the merit of a collaborative framework to help i) de-risk investments; and ii) build a pipeline of bankable projects, focusing at this stage on climate adaptation finance.
This meeting will take place at the ECDPM Brussels office and is an invitation-based, closed-door event.