African Diaspora Professional and Business Network

Written by ADEPT

9 December 2017

Establishing an African Diaspora Professional and Business Network

 11-13 December 2017, Brussels


AU-CIDO, ADEPT, GIZ and  AFFORD are organising a workshop on Establishing a Diaspora Business Network, to be held next week in Brussels on 11-13 December 2017.

The African Diaspora Professionals and Business Network Project is designed to establish an official AU-affiliated Business and Professional Network composed of leading African diaspora entrepreneurs and professionals in Europe.

The workshop will bring together diaspora entrepreneurs and investors, as well as representatives of African governments, Chambers of Commerce, and Regional Economic Commissions (RECs)  to discuss key issues, challenges and opportunities in setting up such a networks.

The aim of this event will be to discuss needs and priorities for diaspora entrepreneurs and investors in establishing such a network, as well as to hear perspectives from RECs in Africa, and practical steps for establishing such a network.

Please send an email to to register your interest if based in Brussels.

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