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.

We are honoured to welcome the following high-ranking African and German delegates:

  • H.E. Dr Amani Abou-Zeid, Commissioner for Infrastructure, Energy, ICT and Tourism, African Union (AU) (video message)
  • Hon. Birame Souléye Diop, Minister of Energy, Petroleum and Minesof Senegal
  • Hon. Herbert Krapa, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Energy of Ghana
  • Hon. Ouael Chouchene, State Secretary (Deputy Minister), Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy of Tunisia
  • Jennifer Morgan, State Secretary & Special Envoy for International Climate Action, Federal Foreign Office (AA), Germany
  • Jens Kerstan, State Minister for Environment, Climate, Energy and Agriculture, Senate of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Germany
  • Birgit Pickel, Director General Africa, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Germany
  • Dr Anna Christmann, MP, Coordinator of the Federal Government for German Aerospace Industry, Commissioner of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) for Digital Economy and Start-ups, Germany

Furthermore, Ministerial representatives from Angola, Côte d'Ivoire, Libya, Mauritania, South Sudan and Sudan have also confirmed their attendance in Hamburg.

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

The program 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!

Get a feeling of what to expect at the conference: