Partnership—Investing in a Common Future
Hosted by the German Federal Ministry of Finance, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and the Deutsche Bundesbank, the conference will give opportunities to strengthen the dialogue between the G-20 and African decision-makers, identifying common areas of interests and further actions to sustain economic growth, maintain stability, and increase investment opportunities in Africa. At the core of the conference will be efforts to improve the conditions for private investment in African countries, including through the G-20 initiative, Compact with Africa.
On the first day, Chancellor Angela Merkel, Federal Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schäuble and Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Gerd Müller will welcome high-ranking guests from African countries and G20 members for a high-level dialogue to discuss opportunities to enhance the business environment and increase investment in African countries.
The second day will be opened by President of Deutsche Bundesbank Jens Weidmann and will include a high-level investor roundtable (by invitation only) and technical discussions in different breakout sessions which focus on measures to improve the macroeconomic, business, and financing framework conditions as well as digitalisation and the energy infrastructure in African countries.
Throughout the conference there will be many opportunities for networking activities between the participants which will consist of representatives from G20 and African countries, international organisations, investors, and further stakeholders.