Towards a digital partnership between the EU and the AU: Entrepreneurs, innovators, and investors

Veranstaltungsart
Webinar

Ort/Datum
Online, 11.06.2020

Veranstalter

German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), and European Center for Development Policy and Management (ECDPM)


Digitalisation shapes the transformations, evolutions and revolutions in our economy, and influences the way we work, live, and interact. Digitalisation creates numerous opportunities. Yet, if poorly managed, digitalisation and automation can lead to massive job losses, alongside rising fears among citizens and lawmakers when it comes to data protection, and the unchecked power of monopolies. This is true in Africa, in Europe, and elsewhere. More than ever, it is necessary to understand and harness the power of the digital in order to further the global common good.

This third virtual meeting brought together young innovators, entrepreneurs and investors from Europe and Africa to identify investment needs and opportunities in digital matters. Participants exchanged views on how to strengthen digital business environments and transform the digital sector into an engine for jobs growth.

The event was part of a series of policy briefs and webinars ahead of the AU-EU summit, jointly organized by the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), and the European Center for Development Policy and Management (ECDPM) with the financial support of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

 

For more information on this event contact Benedikt Erforth, Researcher at the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)


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Veranstaltungsinformation

Datum / Uhr
11.06.2020 / 16:00 - 18:00

Ort

Online

 

Contact

Photo: Benedikt Erforth, Researcher of the   Research programme “Inter- and Transnational Cooperation”

Benedikt Erforth


E-Mail Benedikt.Erforth@die-gdi.de
Telefon + 49 (0)228 94927-166