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Ahead of the Africa-EU Summit

Setting the course for a sustainable partnership

The event aims at exchanging views on strategies of future Africa-EU cooperation. Representatives from European and African institutions, think tanks, the civil society and business will discuss vision on the course for sustainable change in Africa.
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Residence Palace
155, rue de la Loi,
1000 Brussels



  • Keynote on the partnership with Africa by Guenter Nooke
    • Commissioner for Africa of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
      • German Chancellor’s Personal Representative for Africa at the BMZ


        Ahead of the Africa-EU Summit:: Setting the Course for a Sustainable Partnership
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        Dr. Susanne Conrad

        Senior Programme Manager for Multinational Cooperation, Foreign and Security Affairs +32 2 66931 72 +32 2 66931 62
        Keynote speech by Guenter Nooke, German Chancellor's Personal Representative for Africa MNED
        Speaker first session: Mr. Guenter Nooke, Dr. Birgitte Nygaard Markussen, Dr. Julia Leininger, Mr. Michael Gahler, Mr. Geert Laporte MNED
        Speaker secons session: Mr. Diederick Zambon, Mr. Désiré Vencatachellum, Ms. Shada Islam, Mr. Klaus Rudischhauser, Mr. Frank Heinrich, Dr. Dirk Willem te Velde MNED
        Moderator Session 1: Dr. Julia Leininger and Speaker Session 1: H.E. Ajay Bramdeo MNED
        Participants of the conference MNED