Seminars and conferences

Algeria participates in the COP26-Glasgow

An Algerian delegation, led by the Minister of Environment, Samia Moualfi, participated in the “COP26”, which took place in Glasgow from 31 October to 13 November 2021.

In her speech addressed on the occasion of her participation in the High-Level Segment, Mrs Moualfi called for a combined efforts as well as consensual and fair solutions to common climate dangers.
She also deplored the slow pace of negotiations and warned against the risks of a worsening of the situation, noting that six years after the adoption of the Paris Agreement, the effects of climate change continue to intensify.

On the sidelines of this event, the Algerian Minister held bilateral discussions with her counterparts from Tunisia, Qatar, Egypt, Uganda, as well as with representatives of UN Convention to combat desertification, UNDP and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

Business meeting on “UK-Algeria Energy Transition and Roadmap to COP26”

A business meeting on “UK-Algeria Energy Transition and Roadmap to COP26” was jointly organised by the Algerian Embassy in London, Developing Markets Associates (DMA) and the British Embassy in Algiers, on 14th October 2021. The event was held on a hybrid format (in person and online).

Among the participants were: Mr. Abderrahmane Benguerrah, Ambassador of Algeria to the UK, Ms Sharon Wardle, UK Ambassador to Algeria, Lord Richard Risby, Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Algeria, and officials from the Algerian Ministry of Energy Transition and Renewable Energy and the Ministry of Energy and Mines, President of CAPC and representatives from the Algerian and British public and private sectors.

In his opening remarks, Mr. Abderrahmane Benguerrah, who underlined “the good timing of this event”, which is being held, few weeks before COP26, highlighted the efforts made by Algeria to promote the development of renewable energies and clean technologies.

Webinar on Cyber Security – Shared Threat and Solutions

The Embassy and Algeria British Business Council (ABBC) organised a webinar, on 29th September, entitled: “Cyber Security – Shared Threat and Solutions”.

Among the participants were: Mr. Abderrahmane Benguerrah, Ambassador of Algeria to the UK, Mrs Sharon Wardle, British Ambassador to Algeria, Lady Olga MaiWebinar on Cyber Security – Shared Threat and Solutionstland, ABBC Chairman, and Officials from the Algerian Ministries of Post and Telecommunications, Interior and National Defense as well as experts and representatives from British companies.

After welcoming the participants and introducing the subject of the webinar, Lady Olga Maitland gave the floor to the speakers.

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Webinar on Algeria’s Struggle for Independence

On the occasion of the celebration of the 59th anniversary of the independence of Algeria, the Embassy organised a webinar, on 6th July, entitled: “Algeria’s Struggle for Independence”.

The participants were: Mr. Abderrahmane Benguerrah, Ambassador of Algeria to the UK, Dr Malika Rahal, Historian and Researcher at the Institute of Current History (France), Prof. Martin Evans, Professor of Modern European History, at the University of Sussex, Dr Mahammed Bouabdallah, Lecturer at Westminster University, Dr Elias Boukrami, Director (Content) Global Management at Regent’s University and Mr. Adel Hamaizia, Associate Fellow, MENA Programme at Chatham House, London (as Moderator).
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Celebrations of the 59th Anniversary of Independence and Youth Day

The Embassy and the Consulate General organised on the 7th of July, a ceremony to celebrate the 59th Anniversary of Independence and Youth Day (5 July) with the presence of members of the Algerian community in the United Kingdom.

On this occasion, Ambassador Abderrahmane Benguerrah highlighted the significance of this day which marked not only the end of the glorious Algerian revolution from 1954 to 1962 but also the end of a brutal and inhuman occupation which lasted 132 years.

Webinar on the new Hydrocarbon law in Algeria

The Embassy and “Algeria British Business Council” (ABBC) organised a webinar, on 30th June, entitled: “Investing in Algeria: Hydrocarbon Law, 2021” to discuss the new law on hydrocarbon adopted in 2019.

Among the participants at this webinar were: Mr. Abderrahamne Benguerrah, Ambassador of Algeria to the UK, Mr. Alexander Stafford, Member of Parliament and Chair of Algeria British Parliamentary Group, Lady Olga Maitland, ABBC Chairman, Officials from the Algerian Ministry of Energy and Mines, SONATRACH and the Algerian Agency ALNAFT as well as experts and representatives from British companies.

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Ambassador’s introductory statement in the ABBC First Edition of quarterly renewable energy review (New Energy -Algeria Focus)

This is a timely report as it is published as Algeria is redoubling its efforts to promote the development of renewable energies and clean and efficient technologies in order to achieve a successful energy transition, which is a major priority and an essential condition to ensure its energy security and preserve its environment.

UK-Algeria Energy Transition and Countdown to COP26

A webinar entitled: “UK-Algeria Energy Transition and Countdown to COP26” was jointly organized by the Algerian Embassy in London, Developing Markets Associates (DMA) and the British Embassy in Algiers, on 23rd March 2021

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Algeria Education – The Drive to English Universities

A video conference entitled: “ALGERIA EDUCATION- THE DRIVE TO ENGLISH UNIVERSITIES” was organized on 16th March 2021 by the Algerian-British Business Council, the Algerian Embassy in London and the British Embassy in Algiers.

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Round table on economic and investment opportunities in Algeria

In collaboration with the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce of London (ABCC), the Embassy held a virtual Round Table on business and investment opportunities in Algeria, on the 11th of November 2020

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Round table on economic reforms in Algeria

A virtual Round Table on business and investment opportunities in Algeria, was organized on the 15th of October 2020, in collaboration with the Algerian-British Business Council (ABBC).

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Algeria and the UK: Current and Post-COVID Trade and Investment

A video conference entitled: “Algeria and the UK: Current and Post-COVID Trade and Investment” was held on 30th September 2020 in collaboration with the Developing Markets Associates and the Algerian-British Business Council.

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Algeria takes part in the UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020

An Algerian delegation, led by the Minister of Industry and Mines, Ferhat Aït Ali Braham, participated in the “UK-Africa Investment Summit”, held on January 20th , 2020 in London.

UK-Algeria High Level Business Briefing

The UK-Algeria High Level Business Briefing was held on the 21st January 2020, at the Embassy, in collaboration with the Algerian-British Business Council (ABBC) and the developing Markets Company (DMA).



UK- Algeria Technology Forum

The UK-Algeria Technology Forum was held on the 21st January 2020, at the Embassy, in collaboration with the British Embassy in Algeria. It focused on the development in Algeria of the new technologies, start-ups, and small & medium-sized enterprises,
This forum was attended by Mr. Farhat Ait Ali Braham, Minister of Industry and Mines, Lord Richard Risby, Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Algeria, Mr, Alain Mak, Member of Parliament and the Ambassadors and business leaders and young entrepreneurs from both countries.
 

The Annual Dinner of the Algerian-British Business Council (ABBC)  


Ambassador Abderrahmane Benguerrah attended in December 2019, the Annual Dinner organised by the Algerian-British Business Council (ABBC) at the House of Lords, during which he addressed the British and Algerian business leaders on the economic potential and business opportunities in Algeria.
He also expressed the will of Algeria to further strengthen the economic and trade relations with the United Kingdom.

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