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“Investments and Technology Transfer from Germany as Driver for Economic Development in Europe and Africa” at the EU Industry Week

24 March, 2pm

The event will focus on the role of private sector cooperation between Europe and Africa. Two book authors as well as entrepreneurs will present their experiences and guiding ideas about building business partnerships between the EU and Africa, development policy, European financing of infrastructure and successful entrepreneurship in Africa.

The event is the third in a series of three organized by UNIDO at the EU Industry Week 2021.

Introductory remarks

  • Patrick Gilabert, Head of UNIDO Office Brussels
  • Ms. Vanessa Voelkel, Deputy Head, UNIDO ITPO Germany

Presentation of 2 books and 2 business cases

  • Daniel Schoenwitz, Journalist and Author, and Martin Schoeller, Managing Director of the Schoeller Group GmbH, authors of “Afrika first. Die Agenda für unsere gemeinsame Zukunft”
  • Jaco Maritz, Founder of How We Made It in Africa and Author of the book “How we made it in Africa: Learn from the stories of 25 entrepreneurs who’ve built thriving businesses”
  • Nthabiseng Mosia, Co-Founder of Easy Solar
  • Raphaela Egger, Co-Founder of plasticpreneur

Guided discussion

  • Daniel Schoenwitz, Journalist and Author
  • Martin Schoeller, Managing Director of the Schoeller Group GmbH and Honorary Consul of the Republic of Togo in Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg and Saxony
  • Jaco Maritz, Founder of How We Made It in Africa
  • Nthabiseng Mosia, Co-Founder of Easy Solar
  • Vanessa Voelkel, Deputy Head of UNIDO ITPO Germany
  • Raphaela Egger, Co-Founder of plasticpreneur

Interactive Q&A with the audience

Interactive session, involving the audience, facilitated by the moderator (Lea Spoercke, UNIDO ITPO Germany)