Tag: African Union

Beyond SDGs: The role of African youth in reaping demographic dividends

Beyond SDGs: The role of African youth in reaping demographic dividends

29 Jun 20  Blog
A good starting point in the discourse on youth is how to define the population group that is considered youth. This is because there exists no globally accepted definition of the ...
African Union Reforms

African Union Reforms

28 Jun 20  Resource
COVID-19: African Union Chair, President Ramaphosa launches the Africa Medical Supplies Platform, Africa’s Unified Continental Response to fight the pandemic

COVID-19: African Union Chair, President Ramaphosa launches the Africa Medical Supplies Platform, Africa’s Unified Continental Response to fight the pandemic

18 Jun 20  News
The African Union Chairperson, Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa, today launched the ‘Africa Medical Supplies Platform’ adopted as a single online marketplace to enabl...
Communique of the video-teleconference meeting of the Bureau of the Assembly of the AU Heads of State and Government with Chairpersons of the AU RECs

Communique of the video-teleconference meeting of the Bureau of the Assembly of the AU Heads of State and Government with Chairpersons of the AU RECs

17 Jun 20  News
His Excellency, President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa of the Republic of South Africa, and Chairperson of the African Union (AU) convened a video-teleconference Meeting of the Bureau ...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

03 Jun 20  News
The AfDB has posted its North Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper 2020-2026 The North Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper (RISP-NA) 2020-2026 has been designed to su...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

25 May 20  News
Trudi Hartzenberg: Some reflections on Africa Day 2020, COVID-19 and the AfCFTA We will all remember Africa Day 2020. Africa Day, which we have been celebrating on 25 May each yea...
COVID-19 must enable a new Africa – President Ramaphosa

COVID-19 must enable a new Africa – President Ramaphosa

25 May 20  News
Africa has marked the 57th Africa Day amid the Coronavirus pandemic with African Union Chair, President Cyril Ramaphosa, calling on the continent to use the global crisis as a...
Africa Regional Integration Index says continent can build more resilient economies through integration

Africa Regional Integration Index says continent can build more resilient economies through integration

22 May 20  News
The second Africa Regional Integration Index (ARII 2019) was launched Friday by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Development Bank and the African Union Commiss...
African regional responses to COVID-19

African regional responses to COVID-19

19 May 20  News
There is widespread recognition that the novel coronavirus is a global challenge. In order to contain the virus and address its devastating secondary effects, global collective act...
Launching the African Approach on the Regional Consultation on the Global Forum on Migration and Development

Launching the African Approach on the Regional Consultation on the Global Forum on Migration and Development

18 May 20  News
The African Union Commission, through the Department of Social Affairs (DSA) and the Directorate of the Citizen and Diaspora Organizations (CIDO), launched the African Meeting of t...
President Cyril Ramaphosa hosts virtual meeting with AU Regional Economic Communities Chairs: Communiqué

President Cyril Ramaphosa hosts virtual meeting with AU Regional Economic Communities Chairs: Communiqué

29 Apr 20  News
Communiqué His Excellency, President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa of the Republic of South Africa, and Chairperson of the African Union (AU), convened a teleconference Meeting of th...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

29 Apr 20  News
The Intra-Africa Trade Fair, scheduled to take place in Kigali in September this year, has been postponed to September 2021 President Ramaphosa, as Chair of the African Union, con...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

24 Apr 20  News
Peter Fabricius: Africa’s free trade agreement gets locked down for the year (ISS, Daily Maverick) The AfCFTA has become the latest in the many casualties of the devastating cor...
President Ramaphosa: Unified Africa can curb COVID-19

President Ramaphosa: Unified Africa can curb COVID-19

23 Apr 20  News
Only a unified and coordinated response offers Africa the best possible chance of containing the COVID-19 outbreak. To achieve this, the continent’s leading business people will...
Newly sworn-in AfCFTA Secretary General, Wamkele Mene, undertakes to serve Africa with resolute determination

Newly sworn-in AfCFTA Secretary General, Wamkele Mene, undertakes to serve Africa with resolute determination

19 Apr 20  News
Since the launch of the negotiations in Johannesburg in 2015, remarkable progress has been achieved largely because of the political will and commitment of the Assembly of Heads of...
AUC, Afreximbank, Afrochampions and UNECA Joint Communiqué on the Need for A Holistic and Coordinated Trade and Investment Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

AUC, Afreximbank, Afrochampions and UNECA Joint Communiqué on the Need for A Holistic and Coordinated Trade and Investment Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

18 Apr 20  News
The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis that is both unprecedented and with many ramifications. The Pandemic poses significant health and social risks to the entire globe. In...
Will COVID-19 derail AfCFTA start of trading?

Will COVID-19 derail AfCFTA start of trading?

18 Apr 20  News
Preliminary Assessment and Recommendations by AfroChampions In early March 2020 AfroChampions completed its AfCFTA Year Zero Report: an assessment and ranking of African governmen...
COVID-19: FAO and African Union commit to safeguarding food security amid crisis

COVID-19: FAO and African Union commit to safeguarding food security amid crisis

17 Apr 20  News
Regional body and UN agency join forces to minimize lockdown’s impact on continent where one in five goes hungry The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

17 Apr 20  News
AU-FAO ministerial meeting on the impacts of COVID-19 on food security in Africa Co-convened, yesterday, by the FAO Director-General and the Chair of the AU STC on Agriculture, Ru...
AU Chair appoints Special Envoys to mobilise international economic support for continental fight against COVID-19

AU Chair appoints Special Envoys to mobilise international economic support for continental fight against COVID-19

13 Apr 20  News
The Chairperson of the African Union, President of the Republic of South Africa His Excellency Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Dr Donald Kaberuka, Mr Tidjane ...