BARBADOS / GUYANA – The EU Delegation in Guyana in the context of the EU Global Gateway has organized an EU Economic Mission to Guyana to be held in Georgetown from November 20-22 with more than 20 companies from eight EU Member States.
Deputy director-general of the EU’s department for International Partnerships (INTPA) Myriam Ferran, will lead the economic mission that is composed of companies from different sectors for the development of Guyana such as renewable energy, agriculture and forestry, logistics and infrastructure, ICT, medical and pharmaceuticals and hospitality and eco-tourism.
The mission comes at a decisive time for Guyana to undertake a green and inclusive growth model, which is the EU-LAC Global Gateway Investment Agenda (GGIA) objective. This initiative is part of the Global Gateway, the European Union’s strategy to boost smart, clean, and secure connections in digital, energy, and transport sectors and to strengthen health, education, and research systems worldwide.
The economic mission is organized in partnership with Trade Promotion Europe and the Office of Investment of Guyana, with the support of the Private Sector Commission, the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association, and the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce.
The 3-day event will take place at the Marriot Georgetown and will include a seminar, business-to-business meetings, and field visits.