The 6th African Social Partners’ Summit took place on 25-26 February 2020 in Lagos, Nigeria under the theme: Towards the socioeconomic transformation of Africa through job creation – the role of the social partners.
tralac hosted a Workshop – Thinking afresh about industrialisation and Industrial Policy for Africa – from 20 to 21 January 2020. The main objectives of the Workshop were to stimulatea fresh debate (and ask relevant and urgent questions) about industrial
tralac’s inaugural Women in Trade Governance development programme residential took place in Cape Town during the week of 8 July 2019. Twelve future leaders in trade governance gathered to network, learn and reflect.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.