Past Events

24-04-2019 to 27-04-2019 Contributions to dialogue
On invitation from the African Union Commission, two tralac alumni (Chikezie Adindu Isiguzo and Cham Etienne Bama) participated in an AUC-ECOWAS-GIZ Capacity-Building and Stakeholder Engagement Workshop in Abuja, Nigeria.
21-03-2019 to 22-03-2019 Annual Conference
The 2019 tralac Annual Conference featured a poster session where a series of posters were presented by tralac alumni on a range of current trade policy and law issues. These are available to download.
22-03-2019 Contributions to dialogue
tralac launched its ‘Women in Trade Governance Network’ during its 2019 Annual Conference in Nairobi. The WiTG targets female professionals working in trade policy and governance with the aim to build technical capacity in international trade governance.
21-03-2019 to 22-03-2019 Annual Conference
This year’s tralac Annual Conference was held in Nairobi, Kenya on 21-22 March 2019 under the theme, ‘Africa’s Integration Agenda – from Aspirations to Pragmatic Implementation’
18-10-2018 to 19-10-2018 Workshop
tralac organised an African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Stakeholder Workshop on 18-19 October 2018 in Cape Town to discuss the status of the negotiations and what still lies ahead.
09-05-2018 to 10-05-2018 Contributions to dialogue
tralac hosted its first training workshop for journalists who write on trade and integration matters on 9-10 May in Cape Town, South Africa.
03-05-2018 to 04-05-2018 Workshop
tralac held its first Alumni Workshop in Cape Town on 3-4 May. All participants were graduates of tralac’s various capacity building programmes. The alumni shared how tralac training has shaped their careers.
22-03-2018 to 23-03-2018 Annual Conference
tralac held its 2018 Annual Conference on 22 and 23 March in Kigali, Rwanda under the theme “The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) – Opportunity for Africa”. The Conference followed the 10th Extraordinary AU Summit which launched the AfCFTA.
06-02-2018 Roundtable
On 6 February, tralac joined Wesgro, along with the US embassy, the USAID Trade and Investment Hub and the dti in presenting an exporter-focused AGOA seminar at the new Invest SA One Stop Shop in Cape Town
22-11-2017 to 23-11-2017 Contributions to dialogue
The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) held its 2017 Annual Conference in Livingstone, Zambia from 22-23 November 2017. Dr Henry Mutai, tralac Associate, represented tralac at the conference.
15-11-2017 to 16-11-2017 Contributions to dialogue
Talkmore Chidede, tralac researcher, participated at the 2nd Annual Southern Africa International Arbitration Conference (SAIAC 2017) held on November 15th and 16th in Johannesburg, South Africa
15-11-2017 to 17-11-2017 Contributions to dialogue
Willemien Viljoen, tralac researcher, participated in a panel discussion on Regional Customs Trends during the 6th Annual Africa Transfer Pricing Summit in Cape Town
30-11-2017 to 01-12-2017 Workshop
On 30 November and 1 December 2017, tralac hosted public officials and private sector representatives from SACU for a workshop on Industrial Development and Tariff Management Matters
07-02-2017 to 01-08-2016 Roundtable
tralac hosted a regional roundtable in Cape Town on 7 February 2017 to consider global, African, and South African trade and trade-related developments of the past year and prospects for 2017
09-09-2011 to 01-08-2016 Roundtable