Prof. KR Mag. Gertrud TAUCHHAMMER, publisher of SOCIETY Magazin, Honorary Consul of Cameroon and Honorary General Consul of Tunisia together with Prof. Dr. Georg ZANGER, President of the Austrian Chinese Business Association and Dr. Leopold SPECHT, LL.M., SJD (Harvard) Partner, Africa Practice Specht & Partner invited to an Ambassadors' Breakfast with keynote speeches in the name of the Board of Directors of the Austrian Chinese Business Association to Grand Hotel Vienna.
The motto of the event was "One Belt one Road – Africa, EU and China“, which was discussed by a panel consisting of: H.E. LI Xiaosi, Ambassador of China, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Adams BODOMO from the Faculty of Africa Studies of Vienna University, H.E. Vivian Nwunaku Rose OKEKE, Ambassador of Nigeria and Head of the African Group, H.E. Faouzia MEBARKI, Ambassador of Algeria, Mr. M. Elyes LAKHAL, Minister Counsellor of the Embassy of Tunisia in Austria and DI Omar AL-RAWI, Member of the local council of Vienna, Chairman of the Strabag Works Council. In charge of the moderation were Ms. Annabelle Busawule JOHNSON, Prof. Dr. Georg ZANGER and Gerti TAUCHHAMMER. After the insightful interventions of the panelists, there was a discussion on the subjects of the relations between China and Africa and the further development of these ties.