Tag: Free Movement

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Mar 20  News
IGAD protocol on free movement of persons endorsed at ministerial meeting (IGAD) Ministers in charge of Internal Affairs and those in charge of Labour of Member States of the Inte...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Nov 19  News
3rd Ordinary Session of the STC on Migration, Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons: updates, documentation    (i)  AU member states urged to ratify the protoco...
Movement of persons and migration in Africa: Considerations for African integration and the AfCFTA

Movement of persons and migration in Africa: Considerations for African integration and the AfCFTA

28 Jun 19  Publications
The free movement of persons has an integral part to play in regional integration. Not only does it contribute to facilitating easier access to economic activities and opportunitie...
Developing mutual recognition agreements for professional skills mobility in the Southern African Development Community

Developing mutual recognition agreements for professional skills mobility in the Southern African Development Community

28 Jun 19  Publications
Several recommendations have been put forward to address skills shortages or gaps in Africa. African governments are increasingly pursuing market liberalisation in order to tap the...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Jun 19  News
The highlight of the opening day of the AfDB’s Annual Meetings, yesterday in Malabo, was the release of one of its flagship reports, the African Economic Outlook. An easy guide t...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Mar 19  News
The joint trade policy review of EAC member countries began today at the WTO: download reports prepared by the EAC and WTO secretariats, advance questions The World Travel and Tou...
Refugees, returnees and internally displaced persons in Africa at center of 32nd AU Summit

Refugees, returnees and internally displaced persons in Africa at center of 32nd AU Summit

16 Jan 19  News
“Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa” is the theme that will be at the center of discussions during...
At closing of the 2018 African Economic Conference, economic integration is seen as a game-changer for achieving inclusive sustainable development

At closing of the 2018 African Economic Conference, economic integration is seen as a game-changer for achieving inclusive sustainable development

07 Dec 18  News
Economic integration is a game-changing reality and African countries must fully embrace it to achieve sustainable and inclusive development that reduce poverty and inequality in a...
tralac in the news ~ AEC2018: Moving the AfCFTA agreement ahead with quick win solutions

tralac in the news ~ AEC2018: Moving the AfCFTA agreement ahead with quick win solutions

05 Dec 18  News
A total of 44 African nations signed the landmark African Continental Free Trade Area agreement earlier this year, with only 12 out of the required 22 countries ratifying the accor...
African Economic Conference 2018 focuses on Africa Visa Openness and integration

African Economic Conference 2018 focuses on Africa Visa Openness and integration

03 Dec 18  News
For millions of ordinary travellers, inter-African travel is still too often a nightmare. Be it border hassles, lack of road or air routes linking key cities, or the frustrations o...
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28 Nov 18  News
Tomorrow, in Addis Ababa: 6th African Union Commission-United States High Level Dialogue. Amb. Kwesi Quartey (AUC Deputy Chairperson) and Tibor Peter Nagy (US Assistant Secretary o...
African countries are becoming more open to each other, 2018 Africa Visa Openness Report shows

African countries are becoming more open to each other, 2018 Africa Visa Openness Report shows

28 Nov 18  News
African countries on average are becoming more open to each other, with indications that travel within the continent is getting easier. The year 2018 is a landmark chapter in Afri...
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21 Nov 18  News
The WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body meets today: selected updates India asks WTO to set up panel against US for imposing higher duties on steel, aluminium. China, the EU, Mexi...
PAFoM IV calls on free movement of people to formalize trade across borders

PAFoM IV calls on free movement of people to formalize trade across borders

21 Nov 18  News
The Fourth Pan African Forum on Migration (PAFoM IV) began on 19 November 2018 in Djibouti City under the theme ‘Harnessing the benefits of Free Movement of persons regime for su...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Nov 18  News
Pan-African policy events starting today: Africa Industrialization Week 2018 [ODI blog: Five new ways to promote African industriali-sation] Workshop on Continental Tran...
Implementing the African Continental Free Trade Area in Eastern Africa: From vision to action

Implementing the African Continental Free Trade Area in Eastern Africa: From vision to action

09 Nov 18  News
22nd Meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts of the Sub-regional Office for Eastern Africa In partnership with the Government of Rwanda, the United Nations Economic ...
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07 Nov 18  News
Released today: Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa – 2017 Extracts (pdf): Overall commitments to Africa’s infrastructure from all sources increased to $81.6bn in 2017 f...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Nov 18  News
Tunisia’s Ms Aya Chebbi (31) has been appointed as the AU’s Youth Envoy. A brief bio is available here. The World Bank has posted 25 Africa country Training for Reform analyse...
Launch of visa-on-arrival and E-visa arrangements for all African citizens entering Ethiopia

Launch of visa-on-arrival and E-visa arrangements for all African citizens entering Ethiopia

02 Nov 18  News
Remarks by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat I am pleased to be here today on the occasion of the official launching, by Ethiopia, of a visa-on-...
African economies sustain progress in domestic resource mobilisation

African economies sustain progress in domestic resource mobilisation

01 Nov 18  News
Africa has sustained gains in domestic resource mobilisation made since 2000, as tax revenues remained stable in 2016, according to Revenue Statistics in Africa 2018. Providi...