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UNCTAD Meeting: RTAs and the Multilateral Trading System, 15-16 March 2007

UNCTAD Meeting: RTAs and the Multilateral Trading System, 15-16 March 2007

21 May 2008  Contributions to dialogue
Trudi Hartzenberg, tralac’s Executive Director, attended a meeting in Geneva on RTAs and the Multilateral Trading System. This meeting reviewed experiences from different re...
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SADC Workshop on Trade in Services and Investment in the EPA Negotiations, 20-22 February 2008

SADC Workshop on Trade in Services and Investment in the EPA Negotiations, 20-22 February 2008

05 Mar 2008  Workshop
The European Commission (EC) and tralac organised a Southern African Development Community (SADC)/EC Workshop on Trade in Services and Investment in the Economic Partnership Agreem...
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Trade Policy Tools Training – February/March 2008

Trade Policy Tools Training – February/March 2008

04 Mar 2008  Training Programme
Trade liberalization has gained increasing attention both at the bilateral and multilateral level in the past two decades. We have witnessed the formation of the World Trade Organi...
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tralac EPA Review Workshop, 23 January 2008

tralac EPA Review Workshop, 23 January 2008

25 Jan 2008  Workshop
Critical evaluation of the EPA negotiation process The first phase of the EPA negotiations is now completed and Member States are preparing themselves for the next round of n...
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tralac Annual Conference 2007

tralac Annual Conference 2007

16 Oct 2007  Annual Conference
tralac not only hosted its 5th Annual Conference but also celebrated 5 years of developing and building trade capacity in the region. Our flagship event was hosted at the BMW pavil...
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Report-back on Muenster Conference, Germany, 11-12 October 2007

Report-back on Muenster Conference, Germany, 11-12 October 2007

12 Oct 2007  Contributions to dialogue
On 11-12 October, the Center for Trade Law in Münster, Germany, organised and hosted its 12th Annual Trade Law Conference with the theme ‘Bilateral and regional trade agreements...
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SADC EPA Benchmarking Workshop, 1 October 2007

SADC EPA Benchmarking Workshop, 1 October 2007

02 Oct 2007  Workshop
Despite the process of negotiating the EPAs between the ACP and EU countries appearing to have been conceived with sustainable development goals in mind, progress in the negotiatio...
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Services Training Workshop, 22-23 August 2007

Services Training Workshop, 22-23 August 2007

24 Aug 2007  Working Papers Event  Workshop
tralac hosted a two day workshop on Trade in Services in Cape Town, South Africa from 22-23 August 2007. Patrick Low, Head: Economic Research and Statistics, from the World Tr...
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Fostering Trade through Private-Public Dialogue: Business Implications of EPA Negotiations for SADC

Fostering Trade through Private-Public Dialogue: Business Implications of EPA Negotiations for SADC

13 Jun 2007  Workshop
The International Trade Centre (ITC), in collaboration with the Trade Law Centre (tralac), organized a “Regional Experts Meeting” for the Southern African Development Community...
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Training Course: Rules of Origin for EPAs, 26-27 February 2007

Training Course: Rules of Origin for EPAs, 26-27 February 2007

28 Feb 2007  Training Programme
tralac presented a training course on Rules of Origin for the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) negotiations, specifically for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) ...
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Workshop on the SACU Tribunal, 1-2 February 2007

Workshop on the SACU Tribunal, 1-2 February 2007

02 Feb 2007  Workshop
tralac hosted a workshop on the SACU Tribunal on 1-2 February 2007 in Cape Town. The SACU Agreement of 2002 provides for a new legal regime in terms of which the Members of t...
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Induction Course for Regional Trade Policy Analysts, 8-20 December 2006

Induction Course for Regional Trade Policy Analysts, 8-20 December 2006

22 Dec 2006  Training Programme
From 8 to 20 December 2006, tralac conducted an induction course for new trade policy analysts at The Commodore Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa. The course was run in collabo...
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Developmental integration and the harmonisation of industrial policies in SACU, 25 October 2006

Developmental integration and the harmonisation of industrial policies in SACU, 25 October 2006

01 Nov 2006  Contributions to dialogue
On 25 October 2006, tralac Associate and Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Stellenbosch, Colin McCarthy, presented a paper at a workshop convened by the Inst...
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tralac Annual Conference 2006

tralac Annual Conference 2006

20 Oct 2006  Annual Conference
tralac’s 2006 Annual Conference, held at the President Hotel in Cape Town on 5 and 6 October, focused on Economic Partnership Agreements. A special relationship has long existed...
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Competition Provisions in Regional Trade Agreements Workshop, 4 October 2006

Competition Provisions in Regional Trade Agreements Workshop, 4 October 2006

12 Oct 2006  Contributions to dialogue
On 4 October 2006, tralac, along with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the Canadian International Development Research Centre (IDRC), jointl...
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Southern Africa University Professor Training Programme on the WTO and Sustainable Development, 11-14 December 2006

Southern Africa University Professor Training Programme on the WTO and Sustainable Development, 11-14 December 2006

12 Oct 2006  Training Programme
The University Professor Training Programme on the WTO and Sustainable Development for Southern Africa was held in Cape Town, South Africa from 11-14 December 2006. The workshop wa...
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Recent Multilateral and Bilateral Trends in IP Policy Making: Lessons and challenges for Africa, 6 October 2006

Recent Multilateral and Bilateral Trends in IP Policy Making: Lessons and challenges for Africa, 6 October 2006

07 Oct 2006  Workshop
On 6 October 2006, tralac, the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) and the Centre for International Environmental Law (CIEL) co-hosted a wo...
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SACU Tariff Management Course, 11-12 September 2006

SACU Tariff Management Course, 11-12 September 2006

13 Sep 2006  Training Programme
tralac recently organised a short course on managing the import tariff in the Southern African Customs Union (SACU). The course was held on 11-12 September 2006 at the Stellen...
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COMESA Rules of Origin Course, 4-5 September 2006

COMESA Rules of Origin Course, 4-5 September 2006

12 Sep 2006  Training Programme
tralac facilitated a 2-day training course on Rules of Origin (RoO) on 4-5 September, and which took place in Harare, Zimbabwe. It was organised by tralac together with the COMESA ...
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Workshop on Aid for Trade and the Doha Agenda: Implications for Southern Africa, 23-24 August 2006

Workshop on Aid for Trade and the Doha Agenda: Implications for Southern Africa, 23-24 August 2006

25 Aug 2006  Contributions to dialogue
On 23 to 24 August 2006, the South African National Treasury, the Commonwealth Secretariat (Comsec) and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) organized a wor...
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