This high-level EU-Africa green investment forum will bring leading government and business figures, international and development financial institutions, and academia together. It will get the perspectives of both the public and private sectors on sustainable development and green investment in Africa.
The EU-Africa green investment forum will share experiences, innovative approaches and opportunities to mobilise private and public capital towards the Green Transition in Africa. Also the Forum will showcase how green and sustainable business models are profitable, create jobs and generate wealth while contributing to achieving the world’s climate objectives.
High-Level EU-Africa Green Investment Forum
Africa’s green future: new investment pathways towards sustainable, inclusive development
23 April 2021 09:00-17:00CET
Topics covered will include:
- the role of the EU and its Member States in curbing climate change across the world, with a focus on Africa
- how international financial institutions are responding to this challenge through targeted, innovative instruments and enhanced outreach
- how private sector models are changing to become greener and more sustainable.
This is a joint event of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU and the European Investment Bank (EIB).
Portugal will take an active part in preparing the Sixth EU – African Union Summit, with a view to consolidating a mutually beneficial intercontinental partnership. Against this background, the Presidency will emphasise the green transition in Africa, which is essential for the future of the private sector and job creation on the continent, as well as for the fight against climate change.
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