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Workshop on Trade in Services Modalities for CFTA Negotiations, 24 November 2015

Workshop on Trade in Services Modalities for CFTA Negotiations, 24 November 2015

03 Dec 15  Event
The African Union Commission (AUC) hosted a workshop on modalities for trade in services negotiations for the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) at the Newlands Sun Hotel in Cape T...
How and to whom will observer status be granted in the CFTA negotiations?

How and to whom will observer status be granted in the CFTA negotiations?

03 Dec 15  Discussion
JB Cronjé, tralac Researcher, comments on the need to clarify the relationship between the objectives, rules of procedure and principles guiding the Continental Free Trade Area (C...
The African Union Commission engages the Private Sector on the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) negotiations processes

The African Union Commission engages the Private Sector on the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) negotiations processes

13 Nov 15  News
The African Union Commission (AUC) engaged the Private Sector on the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) negotiations processes during a three-day Conference of the African Private ...
The 5th Continental Task Force (CTF) Meeting on the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) considers documents in preparation of the negotiations

The 5th Continental Task Force (CTF) Meeting on the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) considers documents in preparation of the negotiations

06 Nov 15  News
The 5th Meeting of the Continental Task Force (CTF) on the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) at the Experts level, commenced on 5 November 2015 in Abuja, Nigeria. The meeting was ...
Preparing Africa for the next Trade negotiations

Preparing Africa for the next Trade negotiations

30 Sep 15  News
The deadlock in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) so called Doha Development Round negotiations remains firmly in place. Negotiators seem unable to meet deadline after deadline fo...
Preparing for trade in services negotiations in the context of a comprehensive CFTA

Preparing for trade in services negotiations in the context of a comprehensive CFTA

09 Sep 15  Discussion
JB Cronjé, tralac Researcher, comments on trade in services in the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) negotiations The negotiations to establish a Free Trade Area amongst the Mem...
Training Workshop on Trade in Services Negotiations for AU-CFTA Negotiators

Training Workshop on Trade in Services Negotiations for AU-CFTA Negotiators

18 Aug 15  News
Strengthening African services negotiation capacity UNCTAD, in collaboration with the African Union Commission, is holding a training Workshop on Trade in Services negotiations fo...
CSOs expected to shape TFTA negotiations

CSOs expected to shape TFTA negotiations

13 Aug 15  News
CUTS-Nairobi held project inception meetings under ‘Integrating the Voice of CSOs in Regional Integration Process in Eastern and Southern Africa’ (IVORI-ESA) project in Nairobi...
UN Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Intergovernmental negotiations on the outcome document produce text for adoption

UN Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Intergovernmental negotiations on the outcome document produce text for adoption

31 Jul 15  News
The United Nations is in the process of defining a post-2015 development agenda. This agenda will be launched at a Summit in New York in September 2015, currently being elaborated ...
The Tripartite Free Trade Agreement: Results of Phase One of the Negotiations

The Tripartite Free Trade Agreement: Results of Phase One of the Negotiations

29 Jul 15  Publications
African economic integration is a longstanding ideal; regularly confirmed in declarations adopted at meetings of African Governments. The Abuja Treaty, for example, records many de...
Africa needs to preserve its policy space in global negotiations, says ECA Chief

Africa needs to preserve its policy space in global negotiations, says ECA Chief

16 Jul 15  News
As Africa hosts the 3rd Financing for Development meeting in Addis Ababa, Mr. Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary of the United Nations of Economic Commission for Africa is confident...
EAC guidelines for joint trade negotiations with global partners in the offing

EAC guidelines for joint trade negotiations with global partners in the offing

09 Jul 15  News
The East African Community has drafted a negotiation framework to guide its trade negotiations with third parties, including the US, the European Union and China, which are some of...
What is the future of Tripartite FTA negotiations on movement of business persons?

What is the future of Tripartite FTA negotiations on movement of business persons?

08 Jul 15  Discussion
JB Cronjé, tralac Researcher, comments on developments in the TFTA negotiations on movement of business persons In June 2015, the Members of the Common Market for Eastern and Sou...
AU Declaration on the Launch of the Negotiations for the Establishment of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA)

AU Declaration on the Launch of the Negotiations for the Establishment of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA)

25 Jun 15  News
We, the Heads of State and Government of the African Union, meeting at the 25th Ordinary Session of our Assembly in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 14 to 15 June 2015; Recalling ...
The road ahead for the Tripartite FTA negotiations

The road ahead for the Tripartite FTA negotiations

18 Jun 15  Discussion
JB Cronjé, tralac Researcher, discusses recent developments in the establishment of the Tripartite FTA and what still lies ahead Four years after the launch of negotiations for t...
African Union Assembly launches the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) negotiations

African Union Assembly launches the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) negotiations

17 Jun 15  News
The African Union Assembly launched the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) negotiations during the 25th Extraordinary Summit of Head of States and Governments on 15 June in Johanne...
SADC Trade in Services negotiations and the development of sector specific annexes

SADC Trade in Services negotiations and the development of sector specific annexes

20 May 15  Discussion
JB Cronjé, tralac Researcher, discusses the ongoing trade in services negotiations in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) The SADC Protocol on Trade in Services sta...
Senior Officials consider the draft technical documents for the launch of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) negotiations

Senior Officials consider the draft technical documents for the launch of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) negotiations

13 May 15  News
The three-day Senior Officials’ Meeting segment of the African Union Ministers of Trade (AMOT), commenced on Monday at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Th...
African Trade Experts meet to finalize the draft documents prior to the launch of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) negotiations

African Trade Experts meet to finalize the draft documents prior to the launch of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) negotiations

11 May 15  News
The three-day Experts’ Meeting segment of the African Union Ministers of Trade (AMOT) opened on Friday at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The objective i...
The Continental Task Force on the Continental Free Trade Area considers the drafts of technical documents in preparation for the launch of the negotiations

The Continental Task Force on the Continental Free Trade Area considers the drafts of technical documents in preparation for the launch of the negotiations

17 Apr 15  News
The 4th Meeting of the Continental Task Force (CTF), commenced on 10 April 2015 in Dakar, Senegal. The meeting was organized by the Department of Trade and Industry of the Africa U...

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