President of Ghana visits Lisbon and attends The 2023 EuroAfrican Forum

The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Akufo-Addo, will visit Portugal next month and participate alongside his Portuguese counterpart in a dialogue that will close the EuroAfrican Forum 2023 on July 19, said a source from the organization of the event.
The Portuguese President, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, and his counterpart from Ghana are the speakers at the time called ‘Dialogue with the President’ that closes two days of work of EuroAfrican Forum, indicated an official of the organization.
Heads of State and members of governments from about a dozen countries, investors, managers and academics will explore opportunities and analyze concrete projects to bring Europe and Africa together at the EuroAfrican Forum 2023, which will be held at the Nova SBE College in Carcavelos.
The Portuguese Diaspora Council, a non-governmental organization for development founded under the high patronage of the President of the Republic in 2012, is organizing the event, which will take place on July 18 and 19 and is expected to be attended by at least 500 people.
Among them, the organization has confirmed the presence of ministers and public decision-makers from all the Portuguese-speaking African Countries (PALOP), namely Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau and São Tomé and Príncipe, as well as South Africa, Zimbabwe and Rwanda, and manifestation of willingness to participate from others, which may exceed ten.
In this 6th edition, the topics under discussion are digital transformation and greater integration in a global digital ecosystem, green transformation and economic necessity and opportunity to bring Europe and Africa closer together, quality education through cooperation in research and innovation.
Strengthening health systems, with a focus on manufacturing and access to vaccines, medicines and health technologies, supporting sustainable financing for growth, identifying opportunities and challenges of internationalization and EU-Africa cross-border trade, and connecting Africa and Europe through sustainable infrastructure and transport fill other panels of work on the two days.