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tralac participates in UNCTAD’s Multi-year Expert Meeting on Trade, Services and Development, 18-20 May 2016

tralac participates in UNCTAD’s Multi-year Expert Meeting on Trade, Services and Development, 18-20 May 2016

01 Jun 16  Event
tralac’s Ashly Hope recently presented at UNCTAD’s Multi-year Expert Meeting on Trade, Services and Development (18-20 May 2016), fourth session. The meeting focused on the rol...
UNECA launches Transformative Industrial Policy for Africa

UNECA launches Transformative Industrial Policy for Africa

05 May 16  Publications
In April 2016, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa launched “Transformative Industrial Policy for Africa”, a Special Report authored by University of Cambridge de...
Inquiry into UK’s Africa Free Trade initiative: Written submissions

Inquiry into UK’s Africa Free Trade initiative: Written submissions

26 Apr 16  News
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Trade Out of Poverty (APPG-TOP) received written submissions supporting the Inquiry into UK’s Africa Free Trade initiative from the following...
Hearings: Inquiry into the UK’s Africa Free Trade initiative

Hearings: Inquiry into the UK’s Africa Free Trade initiative

18 Apr 16  News
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Trade Out of Poverty is undertaking an inquiry into the UK’s Africa Free Trade Initiative (AFTi), which was launched by the Prime Minister fi...
The Brookings Africa Growth Initiative’s Foresight Africa 2016: Preview

The Brookings Africa Growth Initiative’s Foresight Africa 2016: Preview

05 Jan 16  News
The launch of Foresight Africa: Top priorities for the continent in 2016 is on the horizon. In anticipation of this year’s report, the Africa Growth Initiative team off...
tralac at the Trade and Development Symposium in Nairobi, Kenya: 15 December 2015

tralac at the Trade and Development Symposium in Nairobi, Kenya: 15 December 2015

10 Dec 15  Event
tralac participated in the Nairobi Trade and Development Symposium (TDS) organised by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) in partnership with the...
China, Africa map out strategic vision for win-win cooperation with practical action plan

China, Africa map out strategic vision for win-win cooperation with practical action plan

07 Dec 15  News
Chinese President Xi Jinping and African leaders rounded off a landmark summit in Johannesburg on Saturday with a unanimous consensus to upgrade China-Africa relations ba...
Declaration and Action Plan of the Johannesburg Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

Declaration and Action Plan of the Johannesburg Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

07 Dec 15  News
Johannesburg Declaration (Combined Version of Africa and China) We, the Heads of State, Government and Delegations of the People’s Republic of China and 50 African countr...
WTO Workshop with Kenyan civil society, 6 November 2015

WTO Workshop with Kenyan civil society, 6 November 2015

11 Nov 15  Event
The 10th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO MC10) is scheduled to be held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 15 to 18 December 2015. It is the first time the Minister...
WTO Breakfast Meeting with Kenyan private sector, 5 November 2015

WTO Breakfast Meeting with Kenyan private sector, 5 November 2015

11 Nov 15  Event
The 10th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO MC10) is scheduled to be held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 15 to 18 December 2015. It is the first time the Minister...
WTO Public Forum: Plenary debates on Day 1 highlight need for collaboration to make trade more inclusive

WTO Public Forum: Plenary debates on Day 1 highlight need for collaboration to make trade more inclusive

01 Oct 15  News
More collaboration is needed to ensure the benefits of trade are enjoyed by all, panellists agreed at the plenary debates of the WTO’s 2015 Public Forum on 30 September. The need...
Raising Voices for Women Cross Border Traders in West Africa Project

Raising Voices for Women Cross Border Traders in West Africa Project

28 Aug 15  News
The “Raising Voices for Women Cross Border Traders in West Africa Project” seeks to map women’s organisations in the ECOWAS sub-region and their potential to support the capa...
World Bank Group at the World Trade Organization’s 5th Global Review of Aid for Trade

World Bank Group at the World Trade Organization’s 5th Global Review of Aid for Trade

22 Jul 15  News
On 30 June, WBG President Dr. Jim Yong Kim and WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo launched The Role of Trade in Ending Poverty, a joint report which sets out...
Lower trade barriers, stronger global trading system can help end extreme poverty

Lower trade barriers, stronger global trading system can help end extreme poverty

30 Jun 15  News
A greater and more sustained effort to deepen the integration of developing countries into the global trading system through lower trade costs and fewer barriers between countries ...
Senegal’s middle-income drive taps experience of peers

Senegal’s middle-income drive taps experience of peers

03 Feb 15  News
Low-income economies aspiring to make a decisive stride toward middle-income status may learn a lot from the experience of peer countries that have made the move, brainstorming par...
Azevêdo highlights trade role in realizing Africa’s “sheer potential”

Azevêdo highlights trade role in realizing Africa’s “sheer potential”

03 Oct 14  News
Director-General Roberto Azevêdo, opening the WTO Public Forum’s second plenary session “Why Trade Matters to Africa” on 2 October, said that trade has an important role in ...
A BRICS book to be launched

A BRICS book to be launched

29 Aug 14  News
Partnership for Development, Integration and Industrialisation The Department of International Relations and Cooperation will jointly host an event with the Embassy of the People...
SADC pins growth on South Africa

SADC pins growth on South Africa

19 Aug 14  News
South Africa should take advantage of its comparative industrial advantage to lead other regional countries in building their manufacturing base to ensure collective socio-economic...
Presidential Memorandum – Establishing a Comprehensive Approach to  Expanding Sub-Saharan Africa’s Capacity for Trade and Investment

Presidential Memorandum – Establishing a Comprehensive Approach to Expanding Sub-Saharan Africa’s Capacity for Trade and Investment

05 Aug 14  News
In June 2012, I released the US Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa, outlining a comprehensive US policy for the region. The Strategy builds on many of the initiatives launched dur...
China, Africa devoted to deepening cooperation

China, Africa devoted to deepening cooperation

09 May 14  News
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s ongoing four-nation Africa tour, which started Sunday, is widely expected to deepen cooperation between the Asian giant and the promising c...

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