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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 May 19  News
An explanatory video on the AfCFTA, produced by the ECA_Official Video Channel: How will it benefit us in practice? “Honour Ghana with AfCFTA Secretariat for sacrifices made tow...
West Africa’s ICE focuses on demographic dynamics for sustainable development in the region

West Africa’s ICE focuses on demographic dynamics for sustainable development in the region

13 May 19  News
The 22nd Meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of senior officials and Experts (ICE) for West Africa concluded in Liberia on 10 May 2019. It was held under the theme, Dem...
The Institutional Design of the AfCFTA

The Institutional Design of the AfCFTA

06 May 19  Publications
Why do international trade arrangements have their own institutions? What do these institutions do and how important are they for delivering the intended outcomes? This paper discu...
AfCFTA Agreement secures minimum threshold of 22 ratifications for entry into force

AfCFTA Agreement secures minimum threshold of 22 ratifications for entry into force

29 Apr 19  News
The Chairperson of the AU Commission, H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, flanked by the AU Commissioner for Trade and Industry, His Excellency Albert Muchanga, received two (2) deposit...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Apr 19  News
DITE for Africa: Introducing the AU’s Digital Identity, Digital Trade and Digital Economy initiative. Download the concept note AfCFTA updates: This week in Arusha, Tanzani...
The AfCFTA as a Strategy and a Design

The AfCFTA as a Strategy and a Design

26 Apr 19  Publications
Regional trade agreements (RTAs) are increasing in number and exist alongside the multilateral dispensation of the World Trade Organisation. They are likely to shape trade and...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Apr 19  News
AfCFTA ratification update: Cameroon assures ECA that it will ratify Africa’s Free Trade Area Agreement “Cameroon will ratify the AfCFTA,” the country’s Prime Minister, Jo...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Apr 19  News
Posted, by the AU: The decisions, declarations, resolution and motions from the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union (February, Addis Ababa). Decisions include: ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Mar 19  News
The AU has posted the TOR for the proposed African Labour Migration Advisory Committee (pdf). It is one of the agenda items at next week’s Specialised Technical Committee on Soci...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Mar 19  News
Diarise: The 14th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnerships (17-19 March, New Delhi). The programme can be viewed here. The African Day of Standardisati...
Productive transformation is a must for Africa – AU Committee

Productive transformation is a must for Africa – AU Committee

11 Mar 19  News
African Union Ministers of Finance, Economy and Integration call on formulation of clear and concise public policies in accelerating the process of productive transformation in Afr...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Mar 19  News
Our profiled International Women’s Day feature: Women are at the heart of African cities. The continent needs urban policies that empower them (CityMetric) Growing evidence sugg...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Mar 19  News
AU Ministers of Trade, Industry and Mineral Resources: final declaration of STC meeting (11-12 January, Kigali) on the theme The entry into force of the agreement establishing the ...
Final Declaration of the 2nd STC of the AU Ministers of Trade, Industry and Mineral Resources

Final Declaration of the 2nd STC of the AU Ministers of Trade, Industry and Mineral Resources

06 Mar 19  News
WE, the African Union (AU) Ministers of Trade, Industry and Minerals, meeting in our 2nd Ordinary Session of the Specialized Technical Committee of the Ministers of Trade, Industry...
There is a time for everything: the African Continental Free Trade Area

There is a time for everything: the African Continental Free Trade Area

06 Mar 19  News
Remarks by Dr. Donald Kaberuka at the 23rd East Africa Law Society Annual Conference in Mombasa, Kenya, 30 November 2018 Thank you and Good Morning. It is a pleasure to be here.&...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Feb 19  News
African trade events to diarise: South Africa’s Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry will, on Wednesday, be briefed by the Department of Trade and Industry on ongoing n...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Feb 19  News
3rd STC on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Ecnomic Planning and integration (4-8 March, Yaoundé) The 3rd Specialized Technical Committee on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Pl...
Public policies for productive transformation: 3rd STC on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration

Public policies for productive transformation: 3rd STC on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration

18 Feb 19  News
Implementing effective public policies that facilitate productive transformation is essential for reviving economies. The 2019 African Union Specialized Technical Committee (STC) o...
tralac’s Daily News Selection: AU Summit review

tralac’s Daily News Selection: AU Summit review

12 Feb 19  News
A guide to the AU Summit: Outcomes, commentaries, side-events, country postings South Africa deposited its AfCFTA instrument of ratification, as did Mauritania and Republic o...
International push to improve food safety

International push to improve food safety

12 Feb 19  News
International Food Safety Conference opens with call for greater global cooperation Greater international cooperation is needed to prevent unsafe food from causing ill health and ...

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