The former EU Ambassador to Ghana, Ambassador Claude Martens, took the first step to create a European Business Organization in Ghana with the goal to create a European Business “voice” in Ghana after the signing of the EPA between ECOWAS and EU.
The worldwide EBO network was created in 2001 between representatives of EU business associations (in non-EU countries) and the European Union. EBO is the sole network EU recognized Business Organization representing EU-wide business interests in non-EU Countries.
The European Union Mission in Ghana’s initiative was adapted by the Local national Chambers of Commerce, Dutch Ghanecc, German AHK, French CCFG and the Danish Business Forum.
After receiving the endorsement of all National European Embassies and the Mission of the European Union in Ghana in December, 2014, EBO-Ghana started operating in January 2015.