UE - CEDEAO Business Forum : Transformation des économies d’Afrique de l’ouest à travers un partenariat renforcé avec les secteur privé européen
Date: 16-17 June 2022
Abidjan, Ivory Coast
La CGECI organise, avec le soutient de l’Union Européenne, un forum dont l’objectif est d’accroître le potentiel d’attractivité de la Côte d’Ivoire pour les investisseurs privés et stimuler les échanges commerciaux entre les pays de la CEDEAO et l’Union Européenne.
Organisé au Sofitel Hôtel Ivoire à Abidjan, cette rencontre compte réunir de nombreux acteurs institutionnels engagés dans le développement de l’Afrique, et surtout plus de 150 entreprises de l’Union Européenne et de la CEDEAO. Elle se veut un cadre de création de conditions pour le renforcement de partenariat d’affaires entre les secteurs privés ouest-africain et européens de toutes tailles, en vue du développement des chaines de valeur locales à fort potentiel de transformation économique.
MEA Energy Week 2022
Date: 27-29 June 2022
The Middle East & Africa Energy Week brings together top-level thought leaders and decision makers to drive forward the sustainability and decarbonization agenda for society. Within this 3-day virtual conference taking place from June 27-29, ministers, CEOs, and industry leaders will examine key trends, challenges and opportunities to solve one of the most pressing issues of our time. Join the conversation to make tomorrow different today.
The CFA franc zone: Economic development and the post-COVID recovery
Date: 14 June 2022, 09:30-11:00 (EDT)
The CFA franc zone, which encompasses 14 countries in francophone West and Central Africa bonded by French colonial heritage and common currency, is falling behind most developing countries in terms of per capita growth, private sector competitiveness, governance, human development, and poverty reduction. Such challenges have been exacerbated by recent increased external shocks such as COVID-19, climate change, and internal demographic pressures. Geopolitical conflicts, especially in the Sahel and Central Africa, have also accelerated in recent years.
Africa Business Day 2022
Date: 30 June 2022, 08:30-16:35 (CEST)
The annual platform for business between Switzerland and Africa.
This year’s theme is ‘Next generation business in African markets‘. Urbanization, population growth, technology development and climate change are just a few megatrends influencing the way businesses define their global business strategies. Global demographic trends will be dominated by population growth on the African continent. Africa’s population will make up 25% of the world’s population by 2050, an increase from 17% today. Sub-Saharan Africa alone is projected to be a main contributor to global population growth with 52% of added people originating from the region between 2019-2050.
6th Annual Private Capital in East Africa Conference
Date: 16 June 2022, 08:00-18:00 (GMT+3)
The EAVCA Annual Private Capital in East Africa conference is the largest in person gathering of investment professionals and supporting industries in East Africa, with the audience drawn from the region and beyond. The convening provides an opportunity for the attendees to interact with local LPs, business and industry experts and learn first hand of the developments shaping investment flows into East Africa.
Africa Green Economy Conference: Innovative Pathways for a Nature-Positive Future from Policy, Business, and Finance
Date: 14-30 June 2022
On 14-30 June 2022, the Green Growth Knowledge Partnership (GGKP), Capitals Coalition, Green Economy Coalition (GEC), and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) are hosting the Africa Green Economy Conference.
The Africa Green Economy Conference will explore the opportunities for investing in nature and developing public policy that better values Africa's unique natural capital assets, which are key to ensuring a robust, inclusive recovery and the transition to a nature-positive economy following the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the theme of Innovative Pathways for a Nature-Positive Future from Policy, Business, and Finance, the conference will present new research and initiatives, share best practices, and engage stakeholders in finance, government, business, and civil society.
Trade and Sustainability Hub
Date: 13-15 June 2022
As World Trade Organization (WTO) members gather in Geneva for their Twelfth Ministerial Conference (MC12) this June, IISD is reconvening with our network of trade partners to host our second Trade and Sustainability Hub event.
This 3-day event, hosted in partnership with CUTS International, Geneva, and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), will continue the conversations started during our inaugural Trade and Sustainability Hub conference last December.
Date: 21-22 June 2022
Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton, South Africa
The Manufacturing Indaba (21 – 22 June 2022, Sandton Convention Centre), with its strategic partners, provides a platform to engage and discuss the latest global and local manufacturing trends using one point of entry. The Conference includes engaging panels and networking experiences that will fit your diary using the latest industry technology.
Africa Knowledge Fest 2022
Date: 1 June 2022, 12:30-21:00 (CEST-1)
World Bank Headquarters (JDW Atrium & Preston Auditorium) – Country Offices in Africa – and livestreamed.
Join on Wednesday June 1, for the 2022 edition of the Africa Knowledge Fest, a showcase of the most notable analytical works done by World Bank staff on development issues in Africa. The event will be accompanied by simultaneous country office forums for exchange featuring prominent development thinkers as well as exhibits of recent knowledge works produced by the World Bank in the Africa region and by the Global Practices. A contest will be held to reward the most influential and impactful regional knowledge product produced over the past five years.
Energy Showcase: Can Africa supply Europe's Energy Demand?
Date: 31 May 2022, 11:00 (CEST)
The conflict in Ukraine and the resulting shortage of oil, diesel and gas supplies has made it more important than ever to unleash the potential of Africa's oil and gas. As a result, Europe's dependence on Russia's energy has become unsustainable, opening the door for Africa to establish itself as an important option for increasing the world's energy supply. However, due to infrastructure, financial and technological gaps, continental hydrocarbon producers face major obstacles when it comes to spikes in production.