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EU External Investment Plan

20-02-2018 11:30 à 13:30

How to access the European Fund for Sustainable Development for the development of projects in Africa and EU neighbourhood countries?

 

The info session aims to inform Belgian companies on the new EU External Investment Plan and how the private sector can get access to the European Fund for Sustainable Development for the development of projects in Africa.

The EU External Investment Plan will encourage private investors to contribute to sustainable development in particular in Africa, but also in EU neighbourhood countries. The newly created European Fund for Sustainable Development will be the financing mechanism used to support investments by public financial institutions and the private sector. The External Investment Plan will focus on a number of priority investment areas, such as: sustainable energy and sustainable connectivity; micro, small and medium enterprises financing; sustainable agriculture, rural entrepreneurs and agroindustry; sustainable cities and digitalisation for sustainable development.

Objectifs

Be informed on the new EU External Investment Plan to benefit from the Funds for investment projects in Africa and EU neighbourhood countries.

POUR QUI ?

Companies looking to develop their activities in Africa or in the EU neighbourhood countries.

PROGRAMME

Description du Programme: 

The presentation will be focused on the policy context, structure and scope, as well as implementation modalities of the External Investment Plan. This will include an explanation of how public and private promoters and investors can get access to the European Fund for Sustainable Development.

A presentation of Enterprise Europe Network services will be provided to the participants during the welcome speech.

Presentations will be held in English

11:00 Welcome
11:30 - 12:30 Presentation by Paulus Geraerdts
12:30 - 13:30 Networking lunch

FORMATEUR(S)

Paulus Geraedts,

Team Leader Outreach and investment services,
Secretariat of the External Investment Plan, European Commission

PARTICIPATION

Price members Beci: Free

Price non-members Beci: € 50 ex VAT

CONTACT

Jean-Philippe Mergen | Director Export | jpm@beci.be | +32 2 210 01 77

OÙ ?

Cercle de Lorraine 6, place Poelaert 1000 Bruxelles Cercle de Lorraine 6, place Poelaert 1000 Bruxelles