Past Events

Capacity Building Workshop on Stakeholder Engagement on African Trade Policies and ECOWAS Regional Trade Policy Dialogue Forum

Capacity Building Workshop on Stakeholder Engagement on African Trade Policies and ECOWAS Regional Trade Policy Dialogue Forum

contributions to dialogue

The African Union Commission (AUC), in partnership with the ECOWAS Commission and the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ), organized a Capacity Building Workshop on Stakeholder Engagement on African Trade Policies and ECOWAS Regional Trade Policy Dialogue Forum from 24-27 April 2019 in Abuja, Nigeria.

On invitation of the African Union Commission, the Trade Law Centre (tralac) represented by its Alumni took part in this workshop. These alumni were:

  • Chikeze Adindu Isiguzo – Nigeria(Trade in Services)
  • Cham Etienne Bama – Cameroon(Trade in Goods)

Placed under the chairmanship of the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, represented by Mr. Jonathan Ubani, the four-day workshop aimed at training and building the capacity of stakeholders in ECOWAS Member States and Regional Economic Communities (RECs) on trade and trade-related policies as well as in the formulation, negotiation and implementation of trade policies. While opening the workshop, Mr. Ubani expressed Nigeria’s readiness to sign the AfCFTA

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