Afrika-Verein (German-African Business Association) has the great pleasure to invite you to

AV hosts
17th German-African Energy Forum
“Africa’s energy roadmap: Breaking new grounds for green(er) economies”
May 15th & 16th, 2024, Emporio Tower – Hamburg, Germany

Are you an African, German or European or decision maker in business or politics? Are you an equipment manufacturer, project developer, financier or investor with interest and business in the energy sector on the African continent? Then you have to join the 17th German-African Energy Forum. It is THE event of the year for the African-German energy community.

Besides the Opening Speech of State Secretary Anja Hajduk of the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) and the Keynote of Jennifer Morgan, State Secretary & Special Envoy for International Climate Action at the Federal Foreign Office (AA), the following high-ranking African delegates have confirmed their participation so far:

- Hon. Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Energy, Ghana
- Hon. Moheddine Naeem Mohamed Saeed, Minister of Energy and Petroleum, Sudan
- Hon. Peter Kapala M.P., Minister of Energy, Zambia
- Hon. Dr Sultan Welle, State Minister of Energy Development, Ministry of Water and Energy of Ethiopia
Hon. Wael Chouchane, State Secretary (Deputy Minister), Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy of Tunisia
Selemani Khamissi, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Hydraulics, Energy and Mines of Burundi

Furthermore, the Ministries of Energy of Algeria, Burkina Faso, Djibouti, Egypt and Mauritania as well as H.E. Dr Amani Abou-Zeid, AU Commissioner for Infrastructure, Energy, ICT and Tourism have shown strong interest to join the event.

The forum aims to identify new and re-defined action points for a strong and future-oriented African energy partnership fostering Africa’s energy potential and promoting a global energy dialogue on equal terms and with equal benefits. Key topics that will be addressed in the upcoming edition are:

•    Transition Financing & framework
•    Energy storage
•    Value addition
•    Africa’s climate action
•    Renewable energies
•    Infrastructure
•    Hydrogen
•    Innovation and digital solutions

Register HERE.

The concept note and the sponsorship options can be accessed via the menue above.

For further information, please contact Ms Katarina Kunert (; Tel: +49 (0)30-206071933).

We look forward to welcoming you in Hamburg!