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High Level Green Talk on Accelerating the EU-Africa Partnership for Green Energy Transition in Africa

Join EDFI ElectriFI for a high-level discussion on “Accelerating the EU-Africa partnership for green energy transition in Africa”. The event will feature keynote addresses from:

  • Amani Abou-Zeid, African Union Commission’s Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy;
  • Augusto Santos Silva, Portugal’s Minister of Foreign Affairs;
  • Frans Timmermans, European Commission’s Executive Vice-President.

It will be followed by a roundtable moderated by Kandeh Yumkella, co-chair of the Africa Europe Foundation Strategy Group on Energy, and will bring together policy makers, development bankers and CEOs from the EU and Africa to discuss the green energy transition on the African continent. Hela Cheikhrouhou, co-founder and CEO at Nithio (an EDFI ElectriFI investee company) will participate as a panellist. She will provide perspectives from the private sector and discuss how blended finance can contribute to the green energy transition in Africa.


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