EBCAM participates in the TRADE PROMOTION EUROPE Conference 'Map to Global Gateway for European exporting SMEs - 7th February 2024 - Brussels
EBCAM participated in the Conference of Trade Promotion Europe, the voice of the European Trade Promotion Organisations to the EU Institutions and stakeholders, and a member of the Business Advisory Group of Global Gateway, which organised the TPE conference on Global Gateway, in partnership with AWEX, hub.brussels and FIT, on February 7th 2024 in Brussels.
Export Promotion Organisations, representatives from the EU Institutions, Business Organisations and other key actors participated in this high-level conference that was supported by the Belgian Presidency of the European Council the 1st semester of 2024.
EBCAM at the Seminar on Enhanced Coordination between Export Credit Agencies (ECAs) and Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) in the context of Global Gateway, 19 January 2024
DG INTPA and DG TRADE jointly organised a seminar on Export and Development Finance Enhanced Coordination in the Global Gateway context, which was held in Brussels city centre and online on 19 January 2024.
The seminar opened by Directors-General Koen Doens and Sabine Weyand along with the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU and featured high level speakers from both development finance institutions, export credit agencies and business representatives.
EBCAM was invited and participated in person in the all-day conference having the chance to meet with important actors of the Global Gateway initiative and the EU Institutions. EBCAM's secretariat with Secretary General and COO, EBCAM's member from Finland representative and a former EBCAM's Dutch member CEO met to exhange valuable views and discuss on the matter.
EBCAM at the 1st meeting of Commission Expert Group on Enhanced Coordination of External Financial tools, 18 January 2024
The first meeting of Commission Expert Group on Enhanced Coordination of External Financial tools (“Expert Group” or “Group”) took place in Brussels on 18 January 2024. This Expert Group meeting took place back-to-back with the high-level Seminar on Enhanced Coordination between Export Credit Agencies and Development Finance Institutions in the context of Global Gateway on 19th January 2024. EBCAM has the privilege to participate as Observer.
EBCAM participates in the Enrich in Africa Congress in Brussels on 21.11.2023
Enrich in Africa Congress
Wednesday 21 November
The european Business Council for Africa (EBCAM) participated in the Enrich in Africa Congress that was held on 21 November in Brussels.
The Enrich in Africa is a project funded by the EU that creates a network for innovation stakeholders in Europe and Africa to meet with each other but also with policy makers, investors, incubators and accelerators. ENRICH in Africa involves key stakeholders facilitating innovation and representing the full triple-helix of business, academia, and governance in its activities. A strong, holistic EU-Africa innovation ecosystem ensures that the work done with incubators is sustainable and integrated into the wider economic landscape.
EU - Namibia Business Forum, 24-25 October, Brussels, Belgium
On 24 and 25 October EBCAM participated in the EU-Namibia Business Forum that was held in Brussels under the theme: “Mobilising quality investment and value addition for green growth in the EU-Namibia partnership”. Focusing on green hydrogen and sustainable critical raw materials value chains, the two-day Business Forum aimed to foster ties and strengthen partnership between EU and Namibian government, businesses and organisations.
EIAS - The Africa-EU-China Hydrogen Industry Cycle, 26 October, Brussels, Belgium
On 26 October EBCAM participated in the conference The Africa-EU-China Hydrogen Industry Cycle organised by the European Institute for Asian Studies and the Institute for China-Europe Studies.
Against the backdrop of the adoption of green hydrogen as a pivotal component of the global race to carbon neutrality, industrialization, job creation and the broader commitment to sustainability, this event in the format of an expert discussion highlighted Africa's significant potential for green hydrogen production.
CBL-ACP Diplomatic Lunch, 09 November 2023, Brussels, Belgium
On 09 November 2023 EBCAM participated in the traditional Diplomatic Lunch that its Belgian Member organised in the Cercle Royal Gaulois in Brussels, Belgium.
EBCAM in the Global Gateway Africa in Rome on 25 October 2023
The European Business Council for Africa (EBCAM) particpated in person in the event "Global Gateway Africa", organized by European Council on Foreign Relations Roma, Africa e Affari and Confindustria Assafrica & Mediterraneo in the city of Rome.
EBCAM as OECD's EMnet Business Meeting on Africa, 30 October 2023, Paris, France
EMnet Business Meeting on Africa
Africa as the New Investment Frontier
Monday, 30 October 2023, 10:00 – 17:30 (CET, Paris time)
OECD Conference Centre
On 30 October 2023, the COO of EBCAM together with EBCAM President participated in the OECD's event EMnet Business Meeting on Africa Africa as the New Investment Frontier that was held in Paris, France.
EBCAM in the Global Gateway Forum in Brussels on 25 and 26 October 2023
The European Business Council for Africa (EBCAM) participated in person in the invitation-only Global Gateway Forum in Brussels on 25 and 26 October 2023. The Forum brought together representatives of governments from the European Union and from around the world with the private sector, civil society, leading thinkers, financing institutions, and international organisations.