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Tag: Regional integration

IOM, IGAD assist East African states strengthen migration governance, migrants protection capacities

IOM, IGAD assist East African states strengthen migration governance, migrants protection capacities

06 Oct 17  News
IOM, the UN Migration Agency, with cooperation from the Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD), organized a capacity building training from 18 to 29 September at IOM’...
Deeper and wider trade integration more beneficial for small businesses

Deeper and wider trade integration more beneficial for small businesses

05 Oct 17  News
ITC’s SME Competitiveness Outlook 2017 finds that deep regional integration generates more value-chain activity and helps improve SMEs’ competitiveness. Trade agreements w...
COMESA’s trade potential pegged at over US$80bn

COMESA’s trade potential pegged at over US$80bn

05 Oct 17  News
The current intra-regional trade in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa is US$20 billion with a potential of over US$82.3 billion. This figure has risen from US$3.2 b...
Sustainable Development Goals within an African context

Sustainable Development Goals within an African context

26 Sep 17  Publications
On 25 September 2015, the United Nations adopted a set of goals focused on ending poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring prosperity for all as vital components of a new sustai...
Recommendations from the AU Boosting Intra-African Trade workshop

Recommendations from the AU Boosting Intra-African Trade workshop

22 Sep 17  News
The USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub supported a “Boosting Intra-African Trade Workshop,” in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on 13th-15th September, 2017 to strengthen k...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Sep 17  News
Events, Thursday, in New York: (i) Flagship reforms for a more effective African Union: a conversation with Rwandan President Paul Kagame (Brookings Institution); (ii) Income inequ...
Ghana commits to ECOWAS Free Movement Protocol

Ghana commits to ECOWAS Free Movement Protocol

19 Sep 17  News
The Government of Ghana is firmly committed to the implementation of the ECOWAS Protocol on Free Movement of Persons, the Right of Residence and the Right of Establishment as well ...
10th Session of the Committee on Regional Cooperation and Integration to focus on CFTA shared gains

10th Session of the Committee on Regional Cooperation and Integration to focus on CFTA shared gains

19 Sep 17  News
The 10th Session of the Committee on Regional Cooperation and Integration (CRCI10) will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from October 31 to November 2, 2017, under the theme ‘Imp...
African business leaders established the African Technical Business Advisory Committee (ATBAC)

African business leaders established the African Technical Business Advisory Committee (ATBAC)

18 Sep 17  News
The African business community has continued to present the unified voice of business by putting in place the framework establishing the African Technical Business Advisory Committ...
COMESA to recruit a new Secretary General in 2018

COMESA to recruit a new Secretary General in 2018

15 Sep 17  News
The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa will appoint a new Secretary General next year (2018), through a competitive process. With 19 countries, a geographical size of 1...
ICE 2017: ECA praised for “excellent initiative” in Central Africa

ICE 2017: ECA praised for “excellent initiative” in Central Africa

14 Sep 17  News
Cameroon’s Minister of Trade, Mr. Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana, has described the upcoming meeting of the Inter-Governmental Committee of Experts for Central Africa (ICE 2017) as...
Dti pushes ahead with localisation to boost domestic growth

Dti pushes ahead with localisation to boost domestic growth

13 Sep 17  News
South Africa is working towards more effective monitoring and enforcement of localisation of products and compliance with local content requirements, Trade and Industry M...
2017 African Prosperity Conference on Business and the Continental Free Trade Area

2017 African Prosperity Conference on Business and the Continental Free Trade Area

13 Sep 17  News
Private sector will succeed through implementation of CFTA – Ghana Trade Minister The Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen has assured that the private sector ...
Regional Dialogue on WTO Accessions for the Greater Horn of Africa: Nairobi Outcome

Regional Dialogue on WTO Accessions for the Greater Horn of Africa: Nairobi Outcome

12 Sep 17  News
Fostering synergies and coherence between regional integration and the multilateral trading system through WTO accessions 1.  Introduction The Regional Dialogue on WTO Acces...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Sep 17  News
Featured consultancy on the SADC Trade Protocol: TOR for sugar sector study Forthcoming African trade and development events: (i) 11th Joint Consultative meeting between AUPSC, U...
Free Movement of Persons to stimulate African regional integration

Free Movement of Persons to stimulate African regional integration

06 Sep 17  News
The implementation mechanism of a Draft Protocol on the Free Movement of Persons in Africa aimed at promoting regional integration across the continent was the focus of discussions...
Better off together: how regional trade can best boost economic growth

Better off together: how regional trade can best boost economic growth

06 Sep 17  News
Strengthening economic cooperation among developing and developed countries will be examined during UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Board meetings. The impact regional integratio...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Sep 17  News
African accessions to the WTO: What has been done? What remains to be done? [Presentations at this week’s Regional Dialogue on WTO Accessions for the Greater Horn of Africa] ACB...
EAC member states roll out single electronic passport

EAC member states roll out single electronic passport

01 Sep 17  News
Kenya was Friday morning expected to begin issuance of single electronic East African Community (EAC) passports with the release in Nairobi of the first batch of the new generation...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Aug 17  News
Interim EPA between the EU and the Eastern and Southern African States: report by the WTO Secretariat The Interim Agreement establishing a Framework for an Economic Partnership Ag...

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