Tag: African Union

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Feb 20  News
AU Summit timeline 36th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council (6-7 February). The Executive Council will consider the draft agenda and the draft decisions and declarations...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Jan 20  News
South Africa’s six strategic objectives during its Chairship of the African Union: keynote address by President Ramaphosa (The Presidency) At the same time, we are presented wit...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 Jan 20  News
Underway in Addis Ababa: The 33rd AU Summit kicks off with the 39th Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee For two days, the 39th Session of the PRC will consider the ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Jan 20  News
Today, in London: The UK-Africa Investment Summit Growth Gateway announced at UK-Africa Investment Summit The service will help businesses access the UK government’s t...
African Union Agenda 2063

African Union Agenda 2063

19 Dec 19  Resource
How, according to the Founders, will the AfCFTA Agreement be implemented and the Continental Free Trade Area come about?

How, according to the Founders, will the AfCFTA Agreement be implemented and the Continental Free Trade Area come about?

17 Dec 19  Blog
The objectives behind the AfCFTA are ambitious and wide-ranging. A careful reading of the texts of the founding instruments is necessary to understand the nature and sequencing of ...
Observer status for the African Union at the WTO

Observer status for the African Union at the WTO

17 Dec 19  Blog
On 17 November 2019, Mr Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chair of the African Union Commission (AUC), sent a letter to Ms Sunanta Kangvalkulkij, Chair of the General Council of the World Trade...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Dec 19  News
Gender-sensitive policy recommendations to support women cross-border traders in Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia  (UNCTAD) Recommendations on Enabling Business Environment and Forma...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Dec 19  News
Key AfCFTA meetings begin on Monday in Accra, culminating in the African Trade Ministerial meeting this weekend (Ghana News Agency) Ghana, under the auspices of its Ministry of Tr...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Dec 19  News
Doing Business 2020: Selected African economy profiles Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, CAR, Cameroon, Comoros, Congo, Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, ...
tralac's Daily News Selection

tralac's Daily News Selection

25 Nov 19  News
A preview of the East African Business and Investment Summit (28-29 November, Arusha) Harmonising airspace is one of the issues that the East Africa Business Council will discuss...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Sep 19  News
The Third Ordinary Session of the AU’s STC on Communication and ICT starts in Addis Ababa on Monday. Profiled event document: The draft digital transformation strategy for Africa...
AU AfCFTA Trade in Services Signalling Conference – Cape Town, 2-3 September 2019

AU AfCFTA Trade in Services Signalling Conference – Cape Town, 2-3 September 2019

12 Sep 19  Event
tralac participated in the African Union’s African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Trade in Services Signalling Conference, 2-3 September 2019 The Conference, supported by ...
Where does the African Continental Free Trade Area stand and what is its “Operational Phase” about?

Where does the African Continental Free Trade Area stand and what is its “Operational Phase” about?

30 Aug 19  Publications
The standard procedure for concluding multilateral (as opposed to bilateral) International Agreements is that the texts are negotiated, adopted, signed and ratified by the required...
Ghana organises a High-Level Policy Dialogue on Harnessing the benefits of the AfCFTA for a Ghana beyond Aid

Ghana organises a High-Level Policy Dialogue on Harnessing the benefits of the AfCFTA for a Ghana beyond Aid

19 Aug 19  News
Ghana prepares to host the AfCFTA Secretariat The Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration and, in partnership with the Economic...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Aug 19  News
Featured tweet, @Yadeyemi: The AU is developing a continental trade facilitation strategy with a concrete implementation plan involving ICT, logistics, SMEs, NTBs, etc, the AU told...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Aug 19  News
Today’s featured tweets, by Lily Sommer, are on the @ATPC2 and @afreximbank coordination meeting on informal cross border trade: A single harmonised continental framework for co...
Does the African Continental Free Trade Area mean business?

Does the African Continental Free Trade Area mean business?

12 Jul 19  Blog
When a large number of sovereign states launch an ambitious new free trade project and conclude binding treaties to signal their resolve, we should pay attention. If these are Afri...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Jul 19  News
Underway, in New York: High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Niamey Summit wrap, reactions Multi-video: Africa punches below its weight when it comes to inter...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Jul 19  News
A comprehensive set of AfCFTA updates: The operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area was launched yesterday after a day-long summit of Heads of State and Govern...