Training Programme – Regional Integration Directorate (Lesotho Ministry of Finance), 3-7 October 2016
tralac presented a training course for the Regional Integration Directorate of the Ministry of Finance in Lesotho during the week of 3-7 October 2016 in Cape Town, South Africa.
The Regional Integration Directorate was established as Lesotho’s SADC National Committee (SNC). Since then its scope of work has expanded to Lesotho’s broader regional integration agenda, including for example the SACU agenda.
This training programme covered a selection of regional integration developments, including:
SACU developments (including the recent Ministerial Retreat and possible future developments)
SADC’s integration agenda (consolidation of the free trade area, industrial strategy, revised Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan, Regional Infrastructure Master Plan)
Update on the Tripartite Free Trade Area and the Continental Free Trade Area negotiations
The course was presented by Trudi Hartzenberg and Professor Gerhard Erasmus.