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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Mar 19  News
Diarise: The IDA19 replenishment process will be held in June, in Addis Ababa. A backgrounder on the IDA19 Replenishment A preview of next Tuesday’s Zimbabwe-South Africa Bi-Nat...
32nd African Union Heads of State and Government Summit kicks off

32nd African Union Heads of State and Government Summit kicks off

11 Feb 19  News
The supreme organ of the African Union (AU), the Assembly, which comprises Heads of State and Government of all the 55 African countries, began its 32nd Ordinary Session on 10...
EU-AU Ministers of Foreign Affairs Meeting: Joint Communiqué

EU-AU Ministers of Foreign Affairs Meeting: Joint Communiqué

28 Jan 19  News
Europe and Africa are each other’s closest neighbours. What happens in Africa matters in Europe, and vice versa. As equal partners with mutual interests, the two sides are worki...
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...
Towards a safe and orderly migration

Towards a safe and orderly migration

18 Dec 18  News
A global migration compact may help combat the myth that migrants are liabilities In August 2018, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Pri...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Dec 18  News
IMF’s Chart of the Week: Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth is a tale of different experiences President Trump’s new Africa strategy was unveiled today in Washington: Remarks by A...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Dec 18  News
Starting tomorrow: Ministerial Retreat, in Nairobi, on trade facilitation in the EAC: ministers are expected to adopt a declaration of policy objectives for a regional trade f...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Nov 18  News
Regional Risks for Doing Business 2018 (WEF) Of the 34 countries in sub-Saharan Africa that we surveyed, “unemployment and underemployment” was identified as the most pressing...
IOM Trends Analysis: Most Horn of Africa migrants move within region

IOM Trends Analysis: Most Horn of Africa migrants move within region

13 Nov 18  News
Nearly 400,000 migrant movements were recorded in Djibouti, Ethiopia and Somalia during the first six months of 2018 – an average of 2,000 or more individuals per day. It is an ...
Africa-Europe Partnership: A vision beyond migration

Africa-Europe Partnership: A vision beyond migration

08 Nov 18  News
Speech by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini during the S&D 2018 Africa Week This is the third important meeting that the [S&D – Socialists & Demo...
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...
Merkel looks to Africa to cement her legacy undermined by migration crisis

Merkel looks to Africa to cement her legacy undermined by migration crisis

31 Oct 18  News
German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged on Tuesday, 30 October 2018, a new development fund to tackle unemployment in Africa, a problem spurring the mass migration that has shaped ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Sep 18  News
Management of Africa’s global position must change: Rwandan President Paul Kagame’s UNGA address Let me start with a paradox. In no other region is the sense of trans-nat...
Climate change and multilateralism figure high on first day of UN General Assembly debate

Climate change and multilateralism figure high on first day of UN General Assembly debate

26 Sep 18  News
Secretary-General calls for renewed commitment to rules-based order, reformed, reinvigorated, strengthened multilateral system If there was one issue that was a recurrent theme on...
Africa must look to internal migration to boost development

Africa must look to internal migration to boost development

26 Sep 18  News
Ahead of the Global Compact on Migration to be signed by leaders in December, UNCTAD hosted a high-level panel on migration and economic transformation in Africa during the United ...
The EU’s bank in Africa steps up the action

The EU’s bank in Africa steps up the action

18 Sep 18  News
Whether or not Jean-Claude Juncker’s plans for a “partnership of equals” with Africa becomes reality any time soon, the Luxembourg-based European Investment Bank will have an...
German minister pushes for free trade deal ahead of Africa trip

German minister pushes for free trade deal ahead of Africa trip

22 Aug 18  News
Germany’s development minister Gerd Müller is promoting a “customs-free trade deal in Africa” ahead of his seven-nation Africa visit. Experts say the real issues are being i...
Global migration can be a potent tool in the fight to end poverty across the world

Global migration can be a potent tool in the fight to end poverty across the world

15 Jun 18  News
High-income destination countries could realize even bigger gains with efficient labor market policies Global migration has lifted millions out of poverty and boosted economic gro...

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