Daily Archives: December 9, 2015
The ambitious Africa Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI), an African-led plan to add 10,000 MW of additional renewable energy on the continent by 2020, has received over $10 billion worth of backing from the international community at COP21.
The Training Workshop on Trade in Services Negotiations for AU-CFTA Negotiators kicked off today and has been attended by H.E. Mr. Oumar Sarr, the Minister of Trade in Senegal as well as by the partners of the African Union (AU). The General Objective is to build the capacity of services negotiators in Africa to effectively benefit from trade in services opportunities at bi-lateral, regional and multilateral levels but most importantly to prepare for the CFTA negotiations on Services that were launched in June 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Workshop will also provide a forum to share experiences of successful services exports and brain storm on a strategy for CFTA Services Negotiations