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 Africa 2016 is held under the high patronage of H.E. Abdel Fatah el Sisi on 20-21 February 2016 in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, and is organized by the Ministry of Investment, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Industry and Foreign Trade, and Ministry of International Cooperation, in partnership with the Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development and COMESA Regional Investment Agency, and under the umbrella of the African Union Commission.

The primary objective of the Forum is to accelerate private sector engagement and investment within Africa, to help develop new ties and partnerships, and to highlight the African opportunity.

The Office of the Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for the Great Lakes region (OSESG-GL) and the Executive Secretariat of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), with the support of Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are convening the Private Sector Investment Conference for the Great Lakes region of Africa scheduled to take place in Kinshasa, DRC, on 24-25 February 2016.

December 11-14, 2014
Exhibition Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The relationship between business and environment is a complex and highly debated issue. Should businesses in Africa concentrate on the profitability of their business or on the effect their business has on the environment?


What can you tell us about ASSECAA?
ASECCAA stands for the Association of Senates, Shoora and Equivalent Councils in Africa and the Arab world (ASSECAA). The association works to strengthen parliamentary democracy in African and Arab countries to facilitate African-Arab parliamentary dialogue.

EU Africa Business Forum: Impact Investment in Africa

With the clock ticking down to the ‘European Development Days – EU Africa Business Forum’ this month, it’s a hive of frantic final preparation at the Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry here in Addis Ababa to lead one of the two side events organized in Brussels on ‘Impact Investment in Africa ‘.

What’s Impact Investment you may ask?

Impact investing isn't philanthropy; it aims to turn a profit. But unlike conventional investing, impact investing is designed to serve a larger social purpose: providing underserved populations with the resources they need to improve their lives.

To give you a sense of the topic, I want to share with you today a primer on some of the speakers for Africa who will be leading the discussion.

  • Martha Namundjebo-Tilahun: Chairperson of United Africa Group, Former President of Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Marco Francis: Founder and President of AAA International Services – Financial, Former President of the Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Treasure Maphanga, AU Commission, Director Trade and Industry Division

For more information please visit the website https://eudevdays.eu/std_registration.

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The Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry was established in 2009 by 35 founding national business chambers to influence government policy and create a better operating environment for business.

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