Tag: EU-Africa relations

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Jul 20  News
Okonjo-Iweala unfolds plans to rejuvenate WTO (ThisDay) While noting that micro, small and medium scale enterprises have been bruised by the COVID-19, she stressed the need for di...
14th European Union-South Africa Ministerial Political Dialogue: Joint Press Release

14th European Union-South Africa Ministerial Political Dialogue: Joint Press Release

16 Jul 20  News
14 July 2020 (by video conference) The European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the European Commission, Mr Josep Borre...
The European Union Supports Africa’s COVID-19 Continental Response

The European Union Supports Africa’s COVID-19 Continental Response

01 Jul 20  News
The European Union (EU) has provided EUR 10 million towards the implementation of the Africa Joint Continental Strategy for COVID-19 Outbreak. The funding is the initial contributi...
EU investment governance developments: Implications for African countries

EU investment governance developments: Implications for African countries

25 Jun 20  Blog
The European Union (EU) investment policy is a model that many other countries have viewed as a standard or best practice in investment governance and have thus sought to emulate. ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Mar 20  News
COVID-19: trade and REC updates South Africa: International Trade Administration Commissioner Meluleki Nzimande told Fin24 that the trade administration body would follow the...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Mar 20  News
Uganda to petition EAC on milk export blockade (Daily Monitor) Uganda and Kenya, have for three months now bickered over milk exports with Kenya announcing last week it would not ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Mar 20  News
Paul Heald: Why South Africa should resist US pressure to extend copyright terms (InfoJustice) The current term of copyright in South Africa is life-of-the-author plus 50 years. B...
EU paves the way for a stronger, more ambitious partnership with Africa

EU paves the way for a stronger, more ambitious partnership with Africa

09 Mar 20  News
The European Commission and the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy today proposed the basis for a new strategy with Africa. The communication sets out pro...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Mar 20  News
Underway in Addis Ababa: ETTG-UNDP agenda-setting event on the EU-AU Partnership Selected EAC trade and development policy events Regional consultative meeting on the 6th Dev...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Mar 20  News
5th anniversary of the Nairobi Ministerial Decision: Review of implementation, identification of gaps and the way forward. The following submission (dated 2 March) is being circula...
Joint Communiqué: 10th African Union Commission – European Commission Meeting

Joint Communiqué: 10th African Union Commission – European Commission Meeting

02 Mar 20  News
The 10th AUC-EC Commission-to-Commission (C2C) meeting was held at the African Union (AU) Headquarters in Addis Ababa on 27 February. The meeting was co-chaired by the Chairper...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Mar 20  News
IGAD protocol on free movement of persons endorsed at ministerial meeting (IGAD) Ministers in charge of Internal Affairs and those in charge of Labour of Member States of the Inte...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Feb 20  News
10th EU-AU Commission-to-Commission: updates Opening statement by President von der Leyen. Dear Moussa, when I first came to Addis, I told you that I came first of all to list...
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26 Feb 20  News
Updates on this week’s 10th EU-AU Commission-to-Commission meeting: The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, travels to Addis Ababa accompanied by 20 ...
6th Meeting of the EU-SADC EPA Trade and Development Committee: Joint Communiqué

6th Meeting of the EU-SADC EPA Trade and Development Committee: Joint Communiqué

21 Feb 20  News
Senior officials from six countries (Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa) of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the European Union ...
Angela Merkel’s state visit to South Africa: its significance amid the current Germany-South Africa trade relationship

Angela Merkel’s state visit to South Africa: its significance amid the current Germany-South Africa trade relationship

12 Feb 20  Blog
On Thursday 6 February 2020, German Chancellor Angela Merkel landed in South Africa as part of a brief visit to Southern Africa, which also includes a visit to Angola. This is her ...
Brexit: The Milestone of 31 January 2020 and the Challenges ahead

Brexit: The Milestone of 31 January 2020 and the Challenges ahead

12 Feb 20  Blog
On 1 January 1973, Prime Minister Edward Heath signed the EEC Treaty of Accession in terms of which the UK joined the EU. The same two parties have now finalized the formalities to...
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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...
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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, ...
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03 Dec 19  News
Starting tomorrow, in Pretoria: 15th Replenishment of the African Development Fund Representatives of donor governments will meet from 4-5 December in Centurion to conclude the 15...