Africa Rising

The CFTA in the Context of the Mega-Regionals and Future of the Multilateral Trading System

TDS
15 December
10:10 - 11:40
Amboseli

Organisers

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Session objectives 

The event will focus on how the CFTA negotiations should impact Africa's position at the WTO, and how outcomes at the WTO should influence the shape of the CFTA. In particular, the event will discuss which trade strategy for Africa would best advance the continent's industrialization taking into account both sets of negotiations and their interlinkages.

Speakers

  • Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
  • Chief Executive Director, SEATINI Uganda
  • Director, Regional Integration and Trade Division, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
  • Visiting Scholar and Senior Fellow, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies and Center for Transatlantic Relations
  • Deputy Chairperson, African Union Commission