The European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition (DG COMP) and the Service for Foreign Policy Instruments are happy to announce the organisation of the Conference “Towards fairer markets in Africa and the EU - Fostering international partnerships in competition policy”, which will take place on 17 February 2023 at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium.
A first of its kind, the Conference will provide a platform to discuss major developments and challenges in competition policy in Africa and the EU, bringing together representatives from the EU and its Member States and more than 25 African regional and national authorities.
Leading academics, practitioners and officials from the EU, EU Member States and Africa will take part in the event, which will consist of three panels covering competition policy in the digital age, regional and international cooperation in competition law enforcement and recent developments in competition policy in regard to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
This event will take place in Bruges.
The language of the Conference is English. Simultaneous interpretation to and from French will be provided.
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The registration deadline is February 13, 2023.
Please note: due to the limited number of seats for in-person attendance, registrations will be followed by a confirmation email.
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