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Safeguards and trade remedies in the SADC and ESA Economic Partnership Agreements

30 Sep 09  Publications
This paper discusses the “Trade Defence Instruments” in the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) currently being negotiated between the European Union (EU), on the one hand...
Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2008

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2008

25 Aug 09  Publications
2008 has been an eventful year for the Southern Africa region. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) launched its Free Trade Area in August. In October at a Tripartite ...

A SADC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement – current status and benchmarking of negotiations

22 Aug 08  Publications
At the end of 2007 the WTO waiver with respect to the Lomé/Cotonou-based non-reciprocal trade preferences for African Caribbean and Pacific Group (ACP) countries in the EU market ...
tralac Annual Conference 2008

tralac Annual Conference 2008

20 Jun 08  Event
tralac’s Annual Conference 2008 took place on 12 and 13 June in Cape Town. The Conference focused on Southern Africa’s RTA (Regional Trade Arrangement) agenda. Background Cou...
Southern Africa and the European Union: the TDCA and SADC EPA

Southern Africa and the European Union: the TDCA and SADC EPA

02 Jun 08  Publications
Regional integration is not a new issue in the Southern African region with the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) dating back to 1910. It was only in 2002, however, that steps ...
Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2007

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2007

14 Mar 08  Publications
2007 may perhaps turn out to mark a watershed for regional integration in the southern Africa region. Developments both intra- and extra-regionally have raised the regional integra...
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 08  Event
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...
SADC EPA Benchmarking Workshop, 1 October 2007

SADC EPA Benchmarking Workshop, 1 October 2007

02 Oct 07  Event
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...

Benchmarking EPA negotiations between EU and SADC

01 Oct 07  Publications
This Working Paper starts by summarising the status of SADC-EU EPA negotiations and sketches the legal and institutional outline underlying these negotiations. Subsequent to this, ...
Services Training Workshop, 22-23 August 2007

Services Training Workshop, 22-23 August 2007

24 Aug 07  Event
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...
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 07  Event
The International Trade Centre (ITC), in collaboration with the Trade Law Centre (tralac), organized a “Regional Experts Meeting” for the Southern African Development Community...
Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2006

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2006

01 May 07  Publications
Regional Integration in general is considered as an important theoretical paradigm for and successful practical instrument of economic growth and development. Particularly in South...
Training Course: Rules of Origin for EPAs, 26-27 February 2007

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

28 Feb 07  Event
tralac presented a training course on Rules of Origin for the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) negotiations, specifically for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) ...
tralac Annual Conference 2006

tralac Annual Conference 2006

20 Oct 06  Event
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...

Initiation of WTO Trade Disputes by the private sector by SADC/COMESA countries

11 Oct 06  Publications
WTO dispute settlement is inter-governmental in nature since the rules and procedures apply to the settlement of disputes between Members concerning their rights and obligations un...
International Association of Constitutional Law: Cape Town Roundtable, 9-11 April 2006

International Association of Constitutional Law: Cape Town Roundtable, 9-11 April 2006

20 Apr 06  Event
The 1990s was a decade of constitution-making around the world. A central interest of comparative constitutional lawyers then was the role of constitutions in facilitating democrat...
Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2005

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2005

01 Mar 06  Publications
Regional integration is generally accepted as an important step towards a wider global involvement. This is particularly true in Southern Africa, where we can find many countries w...
tralac Annual Conference 2005: EPA Conference

tralac Annual Conference 2005: EPA Conference

13 Oct 05  Event
tralac held its Annual Conference on 13 and 14 October 2005 in Cape Town on the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) and their impact on African, Caribbean and Pacific countries....

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