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The 3rd Maghreb Forum

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Wednesday, October 7, 2015

09.00 a.m. – 09.30 a.m.

Registration

09:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Words of Welcome and Opening speech

Dr. Rolf Bösinger, State Councillor, Hamburg State Ministry of Economy, Transport and Innovation, Hamburg, Germany

Christian Wulff, President of the Euro-Mediterranean-Arab Association (EMA e.V.), Former German Federal President

Jean-Louis Guigou, Deputy Delegate, Institut de Prospective Économique Du Monde Méditerranéen (IPEMED), Paris, France

H.E. Elyes Kasri, Ambassador of the Tunisian Republic , Berlin, Germany (tbc)

10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Panel I: Political and economic framework of the German-Maghreb cooperation

“Recent developments in the bilateral cooperation between Tunisia and Germany”
Mohamed Fadhel Hassayoun, Director of the department for bilateral  relations, Ministry for development , Investment and international Cooperation, Tunis, Tunisia

Working Title to be Named
Jemal M. Taleb, Clyde & Co LLP, Paris

“Economic potentials of a German-Maghreb cooperation”
Dr. Rudolf Gridl, Head of unit North Africa, Near and Middle East, Federal Ministry for Economy and Energy, Berlin, Germany (tbc)

“German Foreign Policy for a stable Libya”
Andreas Fiedler, Deputy head of the North Africa unit,  Federal Foreign Office, Berlin, Germany

Discussion and Q&A
Chairperson: Hassiba Sayah, Senior Consultant, MDE Consult, Algier, Algeria

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Coffee Break in the main Hall: Exhibition booth / B2B talks

12:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Panel II: New trends in agribusiness

“Sustainable fisheries management in Mauritania”
H.E. Nani Ould Chroukha, Minister for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs, Nouakchott, Mauritania (tbc)

“Development of the Moroccan Government Programme for Agricultural Economics”
H.E. Omar Zniber, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco, Berlin, Germany

“Experience Report from the frozen food industry”
Dirk Ahlers, Chairman of the supervisory board, FRoSTA AG, Hamburg

“The dairy industry in Libya - State-of-the art production in times of crisis”
Mohammed Raied, Owner/CEO, Al Naseem Dairy, Misurata, Libya

Sustainable Aquaculture as an answer to rising demands”
Finnbogi Baldvinsson, CEO, Pickenpack Europe GmbH, Lüneburg, Germany

Discussion and Q&A
Chairperson: Gabriele Groneberg, EMA Vice-President, MdB, Berlin, Germany

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Lunch

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Panel III: Technical environmental in agribusiness

“Opportunities for partnership and investment in the fields of agriculture and agribusiness in Algeria”
H.E. Nor-Eddine Aouam, Ambassador of the Republic of Algeria, Berlin, Germany

 “Recycling technologies against the desertification of agricultural land”
Alexander Julius, CEO, Envitec Engineering GmbH, Hamburg, Germany

„Jointly into new markets – The German Agricultural Society as a driver for innovation “
Jens Kremer, Business Development, DLG Service GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany

Discussion and Q&A
Chairperson: Maryam Mamozai, Lawyer, MM Legale, Nuremberg, Germany

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

H.E. Nor-Eddine Aouam, Ambassador of the Republic of Algeria, Berlin, Germany (tbc)

H.E. Omar Zniber, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco, Berlin, Germany (tbc)

Mohammed Raied, Owner/CEO, Al Naseem Dairy, Misurata, Libya (tbc)

Dirk Ahlers, Chairman of the supervisory board, FRoSTA AG, Hamburg (tbc)

Discussion and Q&A
Chairperson: Clara Gruitrooy, Managing Director, EMA e.V., Hamburg

 

Thursday, October 8, 2015

09:00 a.m.  – 12:00 a.m. 

Company Visit at Christine Berger GmbH & Co. KG 
(in cooperation with the IHK Potsdam)

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Company Visit at CONDIO GmbH
(in cooperation with the IHK Potsdam)

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 

Cultural tour in Berlin and Potsdam

*registration required