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ABC/SwissCham talk by Prof Thomashausen

April 23 , 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

ABC/SwissCham talk by Prof Thomashausen – Europe’s economic and international woes

Please join the ABC and Swiss Cham for a talk by Prof Thomashausen on:

Europe’s economic and international woes: Risks and Opportunities for South Africa

This talk will summarize in 30 minutes (followed by discussion time) the key challenges faced by the EU and its member states in 2024:
economic recession, sustained Ukraine support, banking risk of confiscations of Russian deposits, migration, negative population growth, explosion of energy costs, loss of market globalisation, de-industrialisation, rise of right wing populism.

It will also demonstrate the most important economic growth opportunities in South Africa and identify the causes of declining direct foreign investment and employment.

The final part will identify the areas where European interests and demand can be matched to supplies available in South Africa.

Date: Tuesday, 23rd April
Time: 16h30 for 17h00
Talk: 17h15 – 17h45 plus time for Q&A – followed by a networking Sundowner
Venue: Inanda Club, Forrest Road, Inanda, Sandton
Note: Wine and snacks will be served – (soft drinks included, all other drinks cash bar)
RSVP: by 19th April – ABC – members@austrianbc.co.za, SwissCham – info@swisscham.co.za;

About our Guest Speaker:
Prof. Thomashausen is an Attorney in Germany and a retired legal academic of 40 years standing.
He is a member of the European Academy of Sciences, Academia Europaea and serves since 2004 on the Senior Council of the Southern African-German Chamber of Commerce. He is also a quality assurance specialist and serves as a Subject Matter Specialist for the Performance Audit Reviews in the UAE. He served as the Special Advisor to the Head of the UN mission in Mozambique, UNOMOZ, from 1993 to 1995 and he is the principal author of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project Treaty. He has published widely on international and constitutional law in English, German, French, Portuguese, Turkish and Mandarin. Prof. Thomashausen is also a sworn court translator in Germany, South Africa and Mozambique for German, English, French and Portuguese.

This event is kindly sponsored by WerthSchröder Inc.


April 23
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Category:


Inanda Club
Forrest Rd & 6th Ave
Inanda, Sandton, Gauteng 2196 South Africa


Werth Schröder Inc