European African Business Forum 2017

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EU-Africa Business Forum underlines commitment of business to sustainable, inclusive development

At the 6th EU-Africa Business Forum, held in Abidjan, on 27 November 2017, business leaders and investors from Africa and Europe confirmed their commitment to sustainable and inclusive growth and job-creation across the continent in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Forum supported the EU External Investment Plan as a key tool to promote these objectives.

Organised ahead of the 5th African Union-European Union Summit, held in Abidjan on 29-30 November, the EABF brought over 1000 representatives from African and European business together with political leaders to discuss how to stimulate the investment needed to create quality jobs in Africa.

Award Details

Country: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Award: Sustainable Investment in Africa

Date: 27 November 2017

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