7 May 2020
International Water House | The Hague
Investing in the Ethiopian water sector POSTPONED
This meeting has been postponed due to the spread of Covid-19. Although we have considered to organised an online meeting, we believe that a physical event is the preferred option given the nature of this meeting. A new date will be shared in this webpage once it becomes available.
Will your business be active in Ethiopia or do you have important information to share? Are you interested to receive information on private sector opportunities in the Ethiopian water sector? Then register for the meeting that NWP organises to address access to and investment opportunities in the Ethiopian water sector.
In cooperation with the Dutch embassy in Addis Abeba, NWP organises a meeting on doing business and/or investing in the Ethiopian water sector. The meeting will take place on Thursday 7 May 2020. The goal of the meeting is to identify success factors as well as constraints, in view of national Ethiopian policies and in relation to other nationalities in the sector. Central to the meeting will be experiences of some companies already active in Ethiopia. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Dutch Embassy will be represented. Other key organisations, including Atradius and Rabobank, will be invited as well.
Please note that the focus of the meeting will be on companies, their activities, needs and ambitions. Other types of organisations with a business perspective are also welcome to join.
By joining the meeting, you will:
Receive an update on Dutch policy and priority themes for the water sector in Ethiopia
Get a better insight in business opportunities and challenges in the Ethiopian water sector
Identify your needs to enter or progress your existing activities in the Ethiopian market
Be able to exchange experiences: successes, constraints and lessons learned with other Dutch businesses
13.00 – 13.30: Registration + Coffee & Tea
13.30 – 13.40: Welcome & introduction | by moderator
13.40 – 14.10: Update on Dutch water policy for Ethiopia | by the Dutch embassy in Addis Abeba
14.10 – 15.00: Two/three cases of Dutch companies active in Ethiopia
15.00 – 15.30: Discussion
15.30 – 15.50: Key notes | by the Ethiopian embassy in The Hague
15.50 – 16.00: Wrap-up & next steps| by moderator
16.00 – 17.00: Networking Drinks
Preceding the meeting (between 09.00 and 12.00), we will organise individual speed-date sessions for sector parties with Jelmer van Veen, representative of the Dutch Embassy.
Date: Thursday 7 May 2020
Time: 13.00 – 16.00, followed by drinks
Location*: NWP | International Water House | Bezuidenhoutseweg 2, The Hague
*Should the current situation of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) still hamper physical meetings to take place by early May, we will inform you well in advance about the possibility for online participation.
Interested? Please register by entering your contact details below.
If applicable, mention in your registration:
Whether you would like to have a speed-date meeting with Jelmer van Veen
Topics or questions that you would like to be addressed during the meeting in the afternoon
We cannot guarantee to have all suggestions for topics and requests for speed-date sessions incorporated, but we will try to do so as much as possible.For more information about the individual speed-date sessions in the morning, please contact Annemarie Mastenbroek (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For more information about the afternoon meeting, please contact Wim Klaassen (email@example.com).