Tag: EU-Africa relations

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Mar 19  News
Diarise: The IDA19 replenishment process will be held in June, in Addis Ababa. A backgrounder on the IDA19 Replenishment A preview of next Tuesday’s Zimbabwe-South Africa Bi-Nat...
Africa-Europe Alliance: European Commission committed to a sustainable African agri-food sector

Africa-Europe Alliance: European Commission committed to a sustainable African agri-food sector

07 Mar 19  News
The Task Force for Rural Africa delivered today its final report, an agri-food and rural agenda for the new ‘Africa-Europe Alliance for Sustainable Investment and Jobs’ unveile...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Feb 19  News
The continued relevance of S&DT in favour of Developing Members to promote development and ensure inclusiveness: a communication from China, India, South Africa and Venezuela c...
EU, SADC hold their first Joint Council meeting under the Economic Partnership Agreement

EU, SADC hold their first Joint Council meeting under the Economic Partnership Agreement

20 Feb 19  News
The first meeting of the Joint Council under the Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) took place in Cape ...
ESA-UK Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA): Continuing the UK’s trade relationship with the Eastern and Southern African region

ESA-UK Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA): Continuing the UK’s trade relationship with the Eastern and Southern African region

07 Feb 19  News
The United Kingdom has committed to continue its current trade arrangements with the Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) States if it leaves the European Union without a deal on 29 M...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Feb 19  News
Underway, in Monrovia: Network of Economic Journalists of West Africa meeting on AfCFTA Diarise: 3rd German-African Business Summit (11-13 February, Accra) African Mining Indaba:...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Feb 19  News
20th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State of the East African Community: Joint Communiqué Highlights: The Summit received a progress report on the Review of the East African De...
UK signs Eastern and Southern Africa trade continuity agreement

UK signs Eastern and Southern Africa trade continuity agreement

01 Feb 19  News
Trade Policy Minister George Hollingbery signed the trade continuity agreement in London with a number of representative governments. A continuity agreement will see British busin...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Jan 19  News
Agenda items for tomorrow’s EAC Heads of State Summit in Arusha: The presidents are expected to tackle key issue amongst member states, with priority given to resolution of lon...
World Bank, BMZ announce enhanced collaboration on Africa development projects

World Bank, BMZ announce enhanced collaboration on Africa development projects

31 Jan 19  News
World Bank Group and German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) launch joint efforts in six countries The World Bank Group and German Federal Ministry ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Jan 19  News
Events listing, Part II Profiled trade and development event listings: events happening outside of Africa ITC and Commonwealth Secretariat: Women in the digital economy and inter...
EPA: Test of unity as Kenya breaks away

EPA: Test of unity as Kenya breaks away

28 Jan 19  News
Kenya hopes to marshal support for its ambitious plan to trade with Europe during the East African Community (EAC) Heads of State Summit scheduled for February 1, in Arusha, after ...
EU-AU Ministers of Foreign Affairs Meeting: Joint Communiqué

EU-AU Ministers of Foreign Affairs Meeting: Joint Communiqué

28 Jan 19  News
Europe and Africa are each other’s closest neighbours. What happens in Africa matters in Europe, and vice versa. As equal partners with mutual interests, the two sides are worki...
Signs suggest global economic growth spurt has peaked but will remain steady at 3 percent in 2019-2020

Signs suggest global economic growth spurt has peaked but will remain steady at 3 percent in 2019-2020

22 Jan 19  News
Economic prospects threatened by weakened support for multilateralism, tightening of financial conditions and heightened trade tensions The global economy will continue to grow at...
Brexit after the Prime Minister’s Defeat

Brexit after the Prime Minister’s Defeat

18 Jan 19  Blog
After a devastating defeat for Theresa May, the Brexit clock keeps ticking. On Tuesday 15 January, the House of Commons rejected her Bill on the Withdrawal Agreement with the Europ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Jan 19  News
Featured tweets: @KendalHembroff: G20 Trade and Investment Working Group meeting [15-16 January] to discuss challenges facing international trading system and need for WTO reform ...
Simulating UK-Africa Trade Liberalisation: Nigeria

Simulating UK-Africa Trade Liberalisation: Nigeria

21 Dec 18  Publications
With the UK’s relationship with the EU likely to soon change fundamentally, new initiatives are called for in order to strengthen the UK’s trading relationships with its Africa...
Simulating UK-Africa Trade Liberalisation: Kenya

Simulating UK-Africa Trade Liberalisation: Kenya

21 Dec 18  Publications
With the United Kingdom set to exit the European Union (EU) in the near future, current news is focusing on the future UK-EU trade relationship. For the UK’s global trade partner...
tralac’s final Daily News Selection 2018

tralac’s final Daily News Selection 2018

18 Dec 18  News
Today in Vienna: The High-Level Forum Africa-Europe President Kagame and Chancellor Kurz decided to call for a High-Level Forum to provide a space for European and African leaders...
Cooperation with Africa on an equal footing: Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz at High-Level Forum Africa-Europe

Cooperation with Africa on an equal footing: Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz at High-Level Forum Africa-Europe

18 Dec 18  News
“We now have to change the way we look at Africa. We must not think exclusively of poverty, the threat of migration and a lack of respect for human rights. What is required now a...