COP27 will take place in Sharm el Sheik (Egypt) from 7 to 18 November 2022. It will be the first African climate COP since 2016 and the first one to gather Ministers to assess pre-2030 ambition in the wake of the Glasgow announcements.
The Global Gateway Africa-Europe Investment Package launched at the EU-AU Summit in February 2022 provided an important tool for the two continents to strengthen their partnership and ensure that sustainable and inclusive investment priorities are at its core.
On 8th November, the EU is organising “Africa Day – EU Global Gateway” at the EU Pavillion. Its main objective is to position Global Gateway as the key driver for the green transition in Africa.
COP 27 - EU Global Gateway side events
High level signature ceremony - Forest Partnerships
The EU will sign Forest Partnerships with Guyana, Mongolia, Republic of Congo, Uganda, Zambia: new, holistic cooperation frameworks for joint work on forests and the activities and communities they harbour.
Rolling-out the AEGEI: accelerating its implementation
The Africa EU Green Energy Initiative is one of the key flagships of the Global Gateway Africa–Europe Investment Package.
EU response to food crises and support to African resilience: Agro-ecological approaches and the Great Green Wall
The event will present the EU response to the food crisis. It builds on agroecology, which offers multiple benefits to address food security at a par with climate change objectives and on the Great Green Wall (GGW), an important initiative in addressing adaptation.
Driving investments for climate in Africa – financing a green and just recovery through Global Gateway
Mobilizing private capital will be critical to deliver on the Paris Agreement. Only a small fraction of private capital is invested in sustainable projects on the African continent. There is an urgent need to step up our efforts in accelerating private financial flows consistent with a pathway...