Time: 17th March 2021 at 9 o’clock Finnish time Venue: Online meeting (Teams) Link to the webinar will be sent on 16th March 2021 to the registered participants. This webinar is free of charge but needs registration at the latest on 15th March 2021.
The Rise of Africa’s outlier – Botswana has developed a reputation as Africa’s leading destination that offers a predictable and secure environment for investments and business.
The Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the European Union, of which Finland is a member, and the SADC/EPA countries, of which Botswana is a member, presents itself as an opportunity to increase trade and investment between the two countries and contribute towards sustainable development and diversification of the Botswanan economy.
Join us in a Webinar co-organized by the Africa Business Network of the Finland Chamber of Commerce, Business Finland, Botswana Investment and Trade Centre, Botswana Embassy in Sweden, and the Embassy of Finland to South Africa (accredited to Botswana).
09.00 – 09.10 Keynote Address Her Excellency, Ambassador Chandapiwa Nteta, Ambassador of Botswana to Finland
09.10 – 09.15 Welcoming Remarks Her Excellency Ms. Anne Lammila, Ambassador-Designate (Non-Resident) to Botswana
09.15 – 09.40 The Case of Botswana as a Gateway to Doing Business in Africa Moemedi Mokgosi, Director, International Business UK/EU
09.40 – 09.50 Finnish company operating in Botswana/Southern Africa:
IPS Innovative Process Solutions(Pty) Ltd, Partner of Kometos, Mr. Neal de Beer, CEO Peikko South Africa(PTY) Ltd, Mr. Daniel Petrov, Managing Director
09.50 – 10.00 Cleanico – Botswana Company with Molok Technology, Ketsile Orapeleng, General Manager
10.00 – 10.15 Finnish Education sector
Business and networking opportunities for companies and organizations in the field of Education, Jouni Kangasniemi, Programme Director, Education Finland
Successful launch of AI Forge Academy in the South Africa, Lessons learned for Botswana, Tuija Pulkkinen, CEO EduExcellence Ltd
10.15 – 10.30 Presentation by Business Finland, Mr. Christopher Palmberg, Head of Developing Markets
10.30 – 10.40 Africa Business Network of the Finland Chamber of Commerce, Ms. Anne Hatanpää, Secretary General
10.40 – 11.25 Discussions led by Moderator
11.25 – 11.30 Closing Remarks – Mr Norman Moleele, CEO, Business Botswana
We wish you warmly welcome to join in the webinar with us.