Egmont Palace
Egmont Palace, Pl. du Petit Sablon 8, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

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Event Date Wed Jun 15 CEST - Thu Jun 16 CEST (in 22 days)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Jun 14 6:00pm - Wed Jun 15 6:00pm
Location Egmont Palace
Pl. du Petit Sablon 8, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
Region EMEA

The fifth edition of this summit organized by ‘European Business Summit’ (EBS).
The Summit is organised in collaboration with the EU Commission’s Directorate General for International Partnerships and is part of the EU Commission’s official agenda of EU-Africa relations. In the wake of the institutional EU-AU events held in February, the Summit will represent the perfect follow up opportunity to pursue the mission of promoting and facilitating the interactions between the EU and Africa.
African and European policymakers, business leaders and civil society experts will join the debate on how to unlock the full potential for intra-African and EU-Africa trade and investment, addressing topics such as Agribusiness, Digital Transformation, and Green Transition.
The event will represent to perfect stage to share success stories and business opportunities thanks to the extensive international media coverage. Furthermore, it will grant a significant advocacy opportunity for EU and African businesses to raise critical issues to senior policy makers of both the African and European Unions.


2022 Speakers

Jutta Urpilainen
European Commissioner, International Partnerships

Albert Muchanga
Commissioner, Trade and Industry of the African Union Commission

Samira Rafaela
Member, the European Parliament

Chrysoula Zacharopoulou
Member, the European Parliament, Rapporteur on the new Africa-EU Strategy

Vera Songwe
United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary, the Economic Commission for Africa

Marina Sereni
Italian Deputy Minister, Foreign Affairs

Akinwumi Adesina
President, the African Development Bank

Elhadj As Syn
Secretary General, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Werner Hoyer
President, the European Investment Bank

Gainmore Zanamwe
Senior Manager (Trade Facilitation), Afreximbank

Sergio Pimenta
Regional Vice President, Africa, IFC

Arnaud Thysen
Director General, European Business Summits