Tag: Sustainable development

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...
Signs suggest global economic growth spurt has peaked but will remain steady at 3 percent in 2019-2020

Signs suggest global economic growth spurt has peaked but will remain steady at 3 percent in 2019-2020

22 Jan 19  News
Economic prospects threatened by weakened support for multilateralism, tightening of financial conditions and heightened trade tensions The global economy will continue to grow at...
tralac’s final Daily News Selection 2018

tralac’s final Daily News Selection 2018

18 Dec 18  News
Today in Vienna: The High-Level Forum Africa-Europe President Kagame and Chancellor Kurz decided to call for a High-Level Forum to provide a space for European and African leaders...
Murky climate deal lets down poor countries

Murky climate deal lets down poor countries

18 Dec 18  News
The international deal hammered out during last-minute talks at the 24th UN climate change conference (COP 24) has been lambasted for failing to address crucial issues related to r...
Reflections on COP24

Reflections on COP24

11 Dec 18  Blog
The 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework on Climate Change (COP24) is currently taking place in Katowice, Poland from 2-14 December 2018. COP24 is hosted ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Dec 18  News
2018 African Economic Conference: outcomes Economic integration is seen as a game-changer for achieving inclusive sustainable development. Read more in the Overview of Conference ...
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’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Dec 18  News
tralac in the news at AEC2018: ”We have learned a lot of lessons,” Trudi Hartzenberg, Executive Director of the Trade Law Centre, said. “We have a window to build capaci...
2018 African SDG report calls for critical investments in urbanization

2018 African SDG report calls for critical investments in urbanization

05 Dec 18  News
The 2018 Africa Sustainable Development Report calls on African governments to prioritize investments in water, sanitation and urbanization in order to leverage the health outcomes...
AGR-V launched in Kigali; emphasises need to improve governance of Africa’s abundant natural resources

AGR-V launched in Kigali; emphasises need to improve governance of Africa’s abundant natural resources

05 Dec 18  News
The fifth edition of the African Governance Report (AGR-V) was launched and discussed by delegates attending the 2018 African Economic Conference in Kigali, Rwanda, on Tuesday. Th...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Dec 18  News
Some keynote, Q1 2019, African trade policy discussions to diarise: Trade Policy Review for the East African Community (20, 22 March 2019, Geneva). This will be the only Afric...
Success and challenges in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Middle Income Countries

Success and challenges in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Middle Income Countries

04 Dec 18  News
High level meeting on middle income countries Remarks delivered by Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Director of the UNDP Bureau for Policy and P...
COP24: Paris Agreement takes center stage as climate negotiations open in Poland

COP24: Paris Agreement takes center stage as climate negotiations open in Poland

04 Dec 18  News
The core business of the 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) opened on Monday, 3 December 2018 i...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Dec 18  News
African trade events to diarise: African Ministers of Trade meeting (12-13 December, Cairo); 1st SADCSTAN workshop to adopt Harmonised Transport Standards (10-14 December, South Af...
G20 Leaders’ Declaration: Building consensus for fair and sustainable development

G20 Leaders’ Declaration: Building consensus for fair and sustainable development

03 Dec 18  News
The G20 Leaders’ Summit concluded on 1 December 2018 in Buenos Aires with a press conference given by Argentine President Mauricio Macri. After two days of wo...
PIDA Week 2018 ends with calls on Africa to accelerate implementation of game-changing infrastructure projects

PIDA Week 2018 ends with calls on Africa to accelerate implementation of game-changing infrastructure projects

29 Nov 18  News
Addressing Africa’s infrastructure gap remains an imperative that African governments should continue to take seriously if the continent is to realise the aspirations its people ...
The landscape for institutional investing in 2018: Perspectives of institutional investors

The landscape for institutional investing in 2018: Perspectives of institutional investors

28 Nov 18  News
The 2018 Argentina G20 Presidency requested the World Bank to organize a high-level G20 Investor Forum focused on institutional investors (pension funds, insurance companies, sover...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Nov 18  News
Diarise: Role of capital markets in mobilizing domestic resources in Africa – a capacity building workshop (5-7 December, Gaborone). Download the concept note (pdf) Featured com...
ECA chief pledges continued support for Africa’s blue economy

ECA chief pledges continued support for Africa’s blue economy

27 Nov 18  News
In her remarks during the Leaders’ Commitment Segment of the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference on 26 November in Nairobi, Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commi...
The 2018 Global Food Security Index: What does the picture look like?

The 2018 Global Food Security Index: What does the picture look like?

18 Nov 18  Blog
Food security is the state in which all people at all times have physical and economic access to adequate, safe and nutritious food that meet their dietary needs and food preferenc...