Advocacy Seminar: Africa and Europe - a strategic partnership at last?
17th and 18th of June United Europe organises a two-day United Europe Advocacy Seminar on “Africa and Europe – a strategic partnership at last?”, taking place on-site at ESMT in
17th and 18th of June United Europe organises a two-day United Europe Advocacy Seminar on “Africa and Europe – a strategic partnership at last?”, taking place on-site at ESMT in Berlin. The seminar focuses on European Africa policy in the areas of energy, critical raw materials, security and supply chains, and will explore these issues in depth with participants through lectures, workshops and scenario labs. Among other things, questions about Africa’s prospects for energy production and “green” technologies will be elaborated on, but also the topic of Africa’s agriculture between food security and modern value chains will be addressed.
The second day of the seminar will focus on the geopolitical offensive of China and Russia on the African continent. The seminar will be moderated by Prof. Andreas Freytag and Dr Helmut Asche. Our speakers include Hildegard Bentele, MEP, Khadi Camara, Afrika Verein, Matthias Wachter, BDI, and Dr. Manuel Fröling from Siemens Energy. If you would like to apply for the seminar or to nominate an outstanding professional, please write to Seminar consists of a keynote address, panel discussion, workshops and scenario labs moderated by Prof Dr Freytag, Dr Helmut Asche et al.
Participants will acquire in-depth knowledge of Africa’s economic structure and challenges in the relationship with Europe:
1. Basic issues of economic understanding of Africa and EU Africa policy.
2. Regional and sectoral topics: Energy, Agriculture & Resources
3. Economic cooperation: development aid and foreign trade promotion
4. Geopolitical context
17 (Friday) 09:00 - 18 (Saturday) 13:00