Advocacy Seminar: An African Perspective on EU-Africa Relations, a shared vision for both continents

202303jul09:0022:00Advocacy Seminar: An African Perspective on EU-Africa Relations, a shared vision for both continents09:00 - 22:00

Event Details

On the 3rd of July, we would like to invite our Young Advisors to a full-day seminar on European-African relations at the ESMT in Berlin

Please note: The panel discussion from 16:00 to 17:30 is open to all members of United Europe.

Invitations and further information will be sent by email.

9:00 – 9:15: Welcome: Dyria Alloussi, Programm Director, United Europe

9:15  – 10:00: Keynote speech by Sabine Odhiambo, Secretary General at German Africa Foundation (DAS)

10.00 – 10.45 ONLINE: Talk by Fatu Ogwuche, CEO at, former government Partnerships at META
Technology and the thriving tech-ecosystem in Africa

11:00 – 11.45 Brunch Break

12:00 – 13:00: Talk by Muhammad Sani Abdullahi
Rethinking a new approach in Africa-EU economic relations

13:00 – 14.00: Green Energy Interview: Powering Sustainability in Europe and Africa, by Mercy Abang
An interview with Ferdinand Pavel, Director at EY and via Zoom start-up entrepreneur Emmanuel Uwandu

14:00 – 14:30: Coffee Break

14:30 – 15:30   Talk by Cheta Nwanze The economic prosperity beyond aid and Funding from the EU – What is the African deal?

15.:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break




16.00 – 17:30:  Panel discussion: “Is Europe in Africa driven by its values or interests?”

Moderated by Mercy Abang


Hildegard Bentele, MdEP
Dr Stefan Liebing, former chairman of Afrika Verein
Sarah Bernardy, Head of Division at the Federal Foreign Office (AA)
Hannah Ajala, International Journalist
Tomi Oladipo (Anchor at DW)

17:30 – 18:30  Flying Buffet and networking.

You also have the possibility to join our seminar via our Livestream.

We look forward to an engaging and inspiring seminar!






July 3, 2023 09:00 - 22:00