ABOUT US

Structure and governance

Financing – the EUROPEAN UNION EMERGENCY TRUST FUND FOR AFRICA

The European Union Emergency Trust Fund for stability and addressing root causes of irregular migration and displaced persons in Africa (EUTF for Africa) aims to foster stability and to contribute to better migration management, including by addressing the root causes of destabilisation, forced displacement and irregular migration.

Consortium partners

sequa gGmbH, based in Bonn, Germany, was founded in 1991 by the leading German private sector federations. Its institutional members are the German Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK), the German Association of Chambers of Crafts and Trades (ZDH), the Federation of Industry (BDI), the Employers' Federation (BDA) and the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ). SEQUA has implemented more than 1000 projects and programmes for private sector development and vocational educational and training in more than 100 countries in partnership with private sector organizations (chambers, associations, etc.).

EUROCHAMBRES, the Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry, was established in 1958 in Brussels. 47 national associations representing more than 2000 regional and local chambers of commerce and industry are members of EUROCHAMBRES. EUROCHAMBRES' main mission is to represent the interests of the European private sector towards the European institutions in order to improve the framework conditions in which companies operate. On the other hand, EUROCHAMBRES implements many EU-funded projects to promote the development of the private sector and trade.

CPCCAF-  Conférence Permanente des Chambres Consulaires Francophones, created in 1973 and headquartered in Paris at the Paris-Ile-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is a permanent network of 130 affiliated Francophone consular chambers and 600 chambers indirectly involved in 31 countries. The primary purpose of the CPCCAF is to encourage and organise bilateral (and multilateral) cooperation between the chamber organisations of its member countries in all areas relating to the development of the business world.

Steering Committee Partners

Activities and Services at Programme Level

The Management Team based in Brussels and the backstopping teams at each Consortium Partner provide a number of services and implement activities at programme level for the benefit of each individual partnership project and the advancement of the concept as such.

Activities and Services

  • coordination and communication
  • management of the calls for proposals
  • development and dissemination of generic curricula and other material
  • provision of generic validation concepts
  • coordination of the exchange of information and expertise among partners
  • backstopping and coaching of the partnership projects
  • provision of expertise or assistance in finding appropriate experts
  • financial management, accounting and corresponding advice
  • contact management
  • monitoring at project and programme level
  • on-site monitoring missions
  • networking with other projects
  • facilitation of synergies
  • documentation and dissemination of good practices and case studies

Management Team Brussels:

Frédéric Naomé

Administrative & Finance Manager

frederic.naome@remove-this.sequa.de

Anja Witt

TVET Expert

anja.witt@remove-this.sequa.de

Muriel Regelsberger

Communication & Visibility Officer

muriel.regelsberger@remove-this.sequa.de

Backstopping sequa Bonn:

Dr. Christiane Beck

Head of Unit

christiane.beck@remove-this.sequa.de

Véronique Chavane

Project Director

veronique.chavane@remove-this.sequa.de

Backstopping
CPCCAF
Paris:

Denis Deschamps
General Delegate
ddeschamps@remove-this.cci-paris-idf.fr

 

Fabrice Rigaux
Project Officer
frigaux@remove-this.cci-paris-idf.fr

 

Gaelle Chambard
Communication Officer
gchambard@remove-this.cci-paris-idf.fr

Backstopping
EUROCHAMBRES
Brussels:

Birgit Arens
Senior Project Officer
arens@remove-this.eurochambres.eu

 

Nicoletta Favaretto
Senior Project Officer
favaretto@remove-this.eurochambres.eu