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The 6th EU-Africa Business Forum

28 October 2017
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The 6th EU-Africa Business Forum will be held on 27 November 2017 at Palais de la Culture, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, host country of the 5thAfrican Union-European Union Summit of Heads of State and Government

The Forum will be the business window of the Summit and will convey practical views and proposals to the political leaders. It will bring together African and European economic operators representing multi-nationals, large corporations, small and medium-scale enterprises and confederations, start-ups, private and public financiers, and multilateral and regional institutions, to discuss practical opportunities to work together and to improve the business and investment climate.

The 6th EABF will promote investment with development impact in Africa. With its overarching theme "Investing in Job Creation for Youth", the Forum will look at the challenges and opportunities for investment in Africa along strategic priorities, such as renewable energy, agriculture and the digital economy. The Forum will aim to provide solutions, particularly for the growing number of young and women entrepreneurs. The EABF will also offer space for "investment pitches" and B2B meetings. With its overarching theme being "investing in job creation for youth", the Business Forum will look at the challenges and opportunities for investment in Africa along four strategic priorities of the EU-Africa cooperation, such as renewable energy, agribusiness, infrastructure and the digital economy, and will aim to provide solutions, particularly for the growing number of young and female entrepreneurs.Female and youth entrepreneurship will be considered a cross-cutting theme in all discussions in the Forum and will also be subject to a specific thematic session with a strong focus on ensuring decent work and quality jobs for young people and women.

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