AfriConEU was present at the Africa-Europe Week 2022 that took place in Brussels on 14th-18th February 2022. Marilena Maragkou, Dissemination Manager of AfriConEU, contributed to the discussion for the Joint Vision for 2030 for Africa and Europe related to the Digital Transition and the collaboration between the continents. Marilena had the opportunity to attend several sessions during her presence in Brussels and promote the project to relevant stakeholders.
One of the highlights of the week was the sessions in the framework of the 7th EU-Africa Business Forum (EABF). The EABF Business Declaration highlights the need for a partnership of equals between the European Union and the African Union, more innovative financing mechanisms, a conducive business environment, the integration of EU and African value chains, the reinforcement of public-private dialogue, and the strengthening of bilateral relations between business organizations.