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A Continental Free Trade Area to support Africa’s industrial development objectives? tralac Roundtable, 17-18 November 2016

A Continental Free Trade Area to support Africa’s industrial development objectives? tralac Roundtable, 17-18 November 2016

01 Nov 16  Event
tralac hosted a roundtable in Cape Town to consider Africa’s quest for industrial development and diversification, and the implications for the continent’s integration agenda. ...
Africa Trade Week 2016: The Continental Free Trade Area and trade facilitation

Africa Trade Week 2016: The Continental Free Trade Area and trade facilitation

27 Oct 16  News
Advancing Socio-Economic Structural Transformation through Intra-Africa Trade Africa Trade Week 2016 will be held at the African Union Head Quarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from...
African Union Commission Services Sector Development Workshop – Addis Ababa, 1 October 2016

African Union Commission Services Sector Development Workshop – Addis Ababa, 1 October 2016

12 Oct 16  Event
On 1 October 2016, tralac Research Advisor Ashly Hope presented to the African Union Commission’s Workshop on the AU Services Sector Development Programme 2016-2020. The presenta...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Oct 16  News
COMESA’s Intergovernmental Committee starts Policy Week proceedings (COMESA) The Intergovernmental Committee that brings together Permanent/Principal Secretaries was the first t...
MDG Transition Report: Reliable statistics and integrated policy approach key to successful SDG and Agenda 2063 implementation

MDG Transition Report: Reliable statistics and integrated policy approach key to successful SDG and Agenda 2063 implementation

26 Sep 16  News
The 2016 Transition Report highlights the need for countries to strengthen capacities for evidence-based policy-making and to improve institutional coordination African countries ...
tralac in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – 16-20 May 2016

tralac in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – 16-20 May 2016

01 Jun 16  Event
Workshop on trade related matters: African Trade Policy Centre During the week of 16-20 May, the African Trade Policy Centre (ATPC) and partners held a week-long workshop on trade...
Integrating Agenda 2030 and 2063 for development will require re-engineering of development strategies

Integrating Agenda 2030 and 2063 for development will require re-engineering of development strategies

19 May 16  News
The second Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development opened on 18 May 2016 under the theme: “Ensuring inclusive and integrated implementation and follow-up of the 2030 Age...
AU hosts Stakeholders’ Engagement Workshop on the capacity needs assessment and critical skills required for implementation of Agenda 2063

AU hosts Stakeholders’ Engagement Workshop on the capacity needs assessment and critical skills required for implementation of Agenda 2063

17 May 16  News
The African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) held a two day meeting on 12 and 13 May 2016, with key stakeholders representing various capa...
2016 Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development

2016 Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development

16 May 16  News
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) will convene the second session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD 2016) on 17-19 May, in Cairo, Egypt. The AR...
Promoting Investments in African Agriculture: Agenda 2063 to enhance the socio-economic transformation of the continent over the next 50 years

Promoting Investments in African Agriculture: Agenda 2063 to enhance the socio-economic transformation of the continent over the next 50 years

10 May 16  News
The importance of Africa’s agriculture in contributing to food and nutrition security, poverty reduction and overall economic growth is well documented. However, the task of tran...
Launch of the MoveAfrica Initiative

Launch of the MoveAfrica Initiative

09 May 16  News
The NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency on 11 May, 2016 announced the launch of the MoveAfrica Initiative that aims to support the transformation of Africa’s trade by add...
Third Africa Think Tanks Summit: Communiqué

Third Africa Think Tanks Summit: Communiqué

12 Apr 16  News
Creating a Sustainable Future for African Think Tanks in Support of Agenda 2063 and Sustainable Development Goals Preamble We, the African think tanks, have met in Victoria F...
Illicit Financial Flows and Africa’s path to development

Illicit Financial Flows and Africa’s path to development

11 Apr 16  News
The Panama Papers shed crucial light on how illicit financial flows work. It’s essential for Africa’s development, but any hope of change is still distant. When African Union ...
Joint AU-UNECA Ministerial on Finance and Integration concludes with an urgent call for domestication of the Agenda 2063 and 2030

Joint AU-UNECA Ministerial on Finance and Integration concludes with an urgent call for domestication of the Agenda 2063 and 2030

05 Apr 16  News
African Union Ministers of Finance, Planning, Economic Development and Integration concluded their 9th annual meeting on 5th April 2016 with a strong call for the domestication of ...
Seventeenth Session of the Regional Coordination Mechanism (RCM) for Africa: Calls for a transformative path on Sustainable Development and Agenda 2063

Seventeenth Session of the Regional Coordination Mechanism (RCM) for Africa: Calls for a transformative path on Sustainable Development and Agenda 2063

04 Apr 16  News
The Seventeenth Session of the Regional Coordination Mechanism (RCM) for Africa kicked off on 2nd April 2016 at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Conference...
Agenda 2063: First Ten-Year Implementation Plan 2014-2023

Agenda 2063: First Ten-Year Implementation Plan 2014-2023

31 Mar 16  News
The Africa We Want – A Shared Strategic Framework for Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development Over the past 50 years (1963-2013) Africa focused her collective on ...
Status of African Integration: The Implications of Agenda 2063 and Agenda 2030 on African Integration

Status of African Integration: The Implications of Agenda 2063 and Agenda 2030 on African Integration

28 Mar 16  News
Report prepared for the Ninth Joint AUC-ECA Annual Meetings of the AU Conference of Ministers of the Economy and Finance and ECA Conference of African Ministers of Financ...
Continental talks on implementing Agenda 2063

Continental talks on implementing Agenda 2063

14 Mar 16  News
Regional Economic Communities (RECs) from the African continent led by the African Union and other strategic continental institutions have concluded talks on the 10 year implementa...
Pro-competitive services sector regulation: a possible direction for the AU CFTA Agreement?

Pro-competitive services sector regulation: a possible direction for the AU CFTA Agreement?

09 Mar 16  Publications
The African Economic Community (AEC) was established by the Abuja Treaty (1991) as an integral part of the African Union (AU). One of its objectives is to promote economic, so...
2016 Conference of Ministers: Towards an integrated and coherent approach to implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Agenda 2063 and the SDGs

2016 Conference of Ministers: Towards an integrated and coherent approach to implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Agenda 2063 and the SDGs

01 Mar 16  News
Ministerial Conference The Ninth Joint AUC-ECA Annual Meetings of the AU Conference of Ministers of the Economy and Finance and ECA Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Pla...

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