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Presidential Infrastructure Champion Initiative (PICI) Report – 2015

Presidential Infrastructure Champion Initiative (PICI) Report – 2015

11 Feb 16  News
Connecting Africa through Political Leadership Foreword by His Excellency, President Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa and PICI Chairperson Over the...
Mobilizing African resources for Agenda 2063

Mobilizing African resources for Agenda 2063

09 Feb 16  News
A question of capacity Discussions for the UN Agenda 2030 have set high expectations for domestic resource mobilisation as a self-sustaining development finance strategy. Agenda 2...
Commissioner Acyl articulates the dire need for Africa’s structural transformation in line with the Agenda 2063

Commissioner Acyl articulates the dire need for Africa’s structural transformation in line with the Agenda 2063

03 Feb 16  News
The Commissioner for Trade and Industry of the African Union Commission (AUC) held a press briefing on 27 January 2016 on the margins of the 26th African Union Summit of Heads of S...
NEPAD: Our collective action is only the first chapter of the story

NEPAD: Our collective action is only the first chapter of the story

02 Feb 16  News
Addis Ababa, 29 January 2016 Today, on behalf of the NEPAD Agency, I have had the privilege to address a speech to the 34th NEPAD HSGOC in Addis Ababa. I have presented some ...
AU Ministerial Retreat of the Executive Council brainstorms on the implementation of Agenda 2063

AU Ministerial Retreat of the Executive Council brainstorms on the implementation of Agenda 2063

25 Jan 16  News
Members of African Union (AU) Executive Council converged in the Tigray region of Mekelle, on 24 January 2016, within the framework of their third Ministerial Retreat, holding unde...
Trade, Industry and Infrastructure in Africa: A Summary of the Paper-Trail from 2008-2015

Trade, Industry and Infrastructure in Africa: A Summary of the Paper-Trail from 2008-2015

20 Jan 16  Publications
Although the idea that Africa’s next stage in development requires industrialization is decades old, the current process of linking industrialization to the continent’s trade r...
FOCAC starts today in South Africa

FOCAC starts today in South Africa

04 Dec 15  News
Ties between China and Africa are expected to strengthen as the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC) summit commences today, 4 December 2015. The historic event, the first t...
Workshop on Trade in Services Modalities for CFTA Negotiations, 24 November 2015

Workshop on Trade in Services Modalities for CFTA Negotiations, 24 November 2015

03 Dec 15  Event
The African Union Commission (AUC) hosted a workshop on modalities for trade in services negotiations for the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) at the Newlands Sun Hotel in Cape T...
AUC and RECs harmonizing their M&E systems of the first Ten Year Implementation Plan of the Agenda 2063

AUC and RECs harmonizing their M&E systems of the first Ten Year Implementation Plan of the Agenda 2063

23 Nov 15  News
The technical meeting of the African Union Commission (AUC), United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and Regional Economic Communities (RECs) on the convergence of Mo...
Intra-African trade and Africa Regional Integration Index: Progress report on intra-African trade

Intra-African trade and Africa Regional Integration Index: Progress report on intra-African trade

16 Nov 15  News
A regional integration agenda has been part of Africa’s strategy for economic transformation for more than three decades, and in some cases for almost a century. African leaders...
Update on Economic Partnership Agreements between the EU and African regions

Update on Economic Partnership Agreements between the EU and African regions

04 Nov 15  Discussion
William Mwanza, tralac Researcher, provides an update on the state of play in the EPA negotiations between the European Union and African regions An Economic Partnership Agreement...
General Assembly praises African Union’s Agenda 2063, post-2015 sustainable development goals as comprehensive blueprint for Africa’s advancement

General Assembly praises African Union’s Agenda 2063, post-2015 sustainable development goals as comprehensive blueprint for Africa’s advancement

19 Oct 15  News
Speakers praised the African Union’s ambitious 50-year “Agenda 2063”, which together with its first 10-year implementation plan, the Addis Ababa funding scheme, and the ...
Background note on Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want

Background note on Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want

13 Oct 15  News
The Foundation of Africa Union Agenda 2063 Fifty years after the first thirty-three (33) independent African states gathered in Addis Ababa to form the Organization of African Uni...
First African Maritime Conference resolves to request the AU to consider “A Single African Maritime Transport Market” among the Agenda 2063 flagship projects

First African Maritime Conference resolves to request the AU to consider “A Single African Maritime Transport Market” among the Agenda 2063 flagship projects

13 Oct 15  News
Understanding the opportunities and challenges and making the African Maritime a reality is a must, if Africa aspires to a better and secured future in the context of Agenda 2063. ...
Helen Clark: Speech at the UN GA Side Event, “Towards TICAD VI: Africa’s Transformation through Industrial Development and Agenda 2063”

Helen Clark: Speech at the UN GA Side Event, “Towards TICAD VI: Africa’s Transformation through Industrial Development and Agenda 2063”

29 Sep 15  News
The TICAD VI High-Level pre-event was held on the margins of the 70th United Nations General Assembly in New York, USA, on 28 September 2015. The objective was to discuss Afri...
Luwellyn Landers: “Strengthening the African Agenda through the AU, BRICS and FOCAC”

Luwellyn Landers: “Strengthening the African Agenda through the AU, BRICS and FOCAC”

24 Sep 15  News
DIRCO and ACCORD Public lecture delivered by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Luwellyn Landers, at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Howard Co...
How the CFTA could advance the Framework of the Abuja Treaty

How the CFTA could advance the Framework of the Abuja Treaty

10 Sep 15  Publications
We believe the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) negotiations offer a promising opportunity for concluding an agreement to address trade related challenges in Africa; and to do so...
AU Declaration on 2015 Year of Women’s Empowerment and Development Towards Africa’s Agenda 2063

AU Declaration on 2015 Year of Women’s Empowerment and Development Towards Africa’s Agenda 2063

25 Jun 15  News
We, the Heads of State and Government of the African Union, having met at our Twenty Fifth Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 14 to 1...
25th Assembly of the African Union Commits to Mainstreaming Women as the Continent begins to Implement Agenda 2063

25th Assembly of the African Union Commits to Mainstreaming Women as the Continent begins to Implement Agenda 2063

19 Jun 15  News
Heads of State and Government of the 54 member states of the African Union (AU) met in Johannesburg, South Africa from the 14th to 15th June. The Assembly meeting was the last in t...
Capacity – the critical enabler for Agenda 2063

Capacity – the critical enabler for Agenda 2063

12 Jun 15  News
As the AUC prepares to implement the first phase of its Agenda 2063 through the 10-year strategic plan, capacity will be a critical enabler for the realization of Africa’s develo...

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