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16 July 2019
www.atlasinfo.fr
La Secrétaire d’État chargée du Développement durable, Nezha El Ouafi, en sa qualité de présidente du Forum régional africain pour le développement durable (FRADD), a tenu une réunion de travail, lundi à New York, avec la Secrétaire exécutive de la Commission économique des Nations-Unies pour l’Afrique (CEA), Vera Songwe.
16 July 2019
www.nigerdiaspora.net
Dans un an exactement, le démantèlement tarifaire dans le cadre de la Zone de libre-échange continentale africaine (Zlecaf) va commencer. Cela définit un nouveau modèle pour le commerce de l’Afrique, ainsi que pour l’ensemble du programme de développement à long terme du continent.
15 July 2019
mapecology.ma
Nations-Unies (New York)-La Secrétaire d’État chargée du Développement durable, Nezha El Ouafi, en sa qualité de présidente du Forum régional africain pour le développement durable (FRADD), a tenu une réunion de travail, lundi à New York, avec la Secrétaire exécutive de la Commission économique des Nations-Unies pour l’Afrique (CEA), Vera Songwe.
15 July 2019
www.un.org
Le Forum politique de haut niveau sur le développement durable a achevé, aujourd’hui, la première partie de sa session placée sous les auspices du Forum économique et social (ECOSOC) en faisant le bilan de quatre années de mise en œuvre des objectifs de développement durable, en particulier six d’entre eux.
12 July 2019
https://southerntimesafrica.com
The world’s largest trade bloc, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), has finally entered into force with African leaders launching the operational phase last Sunday.
12 July 2019
www.theafricareport.com
Corruption remains a stubborn phenomenon on the continent – that is according to the tenth edition of the Global Corruption Barometer, commissioned by Transparency International in association with Afrobarometer.
11 July 2019
allafrica.com
With the meeting of the high-level political forum (HLPF) on sustainable development now underway in New York, Africa is galvanising its position and speaking with one voice on the need to mobilizing adequate, predictable and additional financial resources to accelerate the implementation of the sustainable development goals in Africa
11 July 2019
www.trtworld.com
There was spontaneous applause as Africa’s largest economy Nigeria signed up to a deal that experts say could provide far-reaching benefits, but only if it is implemented properly.
10 July 2019
guardian.ng
Though the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) aspires towards deepening the integration of the African continent beyond merely a free trade area, latest trade report has argued for the need to make competition, industrial policies and property rights work well.
10 July 2019
www.logupdateafrica.com
The European Union (EU) Commission has proposed $44.8 billion investment to support the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), which is estimated to create around 10 million jobs in Africa.
9 July 2019
www.lemonde.fr
Malgré le coût généré par l’application de l’accord, les gains seront immenses pour le continent, plaident le président nigérien Mahamadou Issoufou et la diplomate onusienne Vera Songwe.
9 July 2019
www.thesierraleonetelegraph.com
The ninth edition of the flagship Assessing Regional Integration in Africa report (ARIA IX) was launched on 6 July 2019 at the African Business Forum in Niamey, Niger.
9 July 2019
alternativeafrica.com
The ninth edition of the flagship Assessing Regional Integration in Africa report (ARIA IX) was launched on 6 July 2019 during the African Business Forum in Niamey, Niger.
8 July 2019
https://news.cgtn.com
African leaders have officially launched the operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement at Sunday's African Union summit in Niamey. All but one of the 55 AU member countries, Eritrea, have now signed on to the deal. The AU says the agreement has laid the foundation for what could be the world's largest free trade zone. As CGTN's Ramah Nyang reports,...
8 July 2019
www.africanews.com
The ninth edition of the flagship Assessing Regional Integration in Africa report (ARIA IX) was launched on 6 July 2019 during the African Business Forum in Niamey, Niger.
8 July 2019
www.tralac.org
The ninth edition of the flagship Assessing Regional Integration in Africa report (ARIA IX), titled ‘Next Steps for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)’, was launched on 6 July 2019 during the African Business Forum in Niamey, Niger.
8 July 2019
www.cnbcafrica.com
The ninth edition of the flagship Assessing Regional Integration in Africa report (ARIA IX) was launched on 6 July 2019 during the African Business Forum in Niamey, Niger.
8 July 2019
www.digitalbusiness.africa
L’un des temps forts de la cinquième édition de Transform Africa Summit 2019 (TAS 2019), qui s’est tenue au Centre de convention de Kigali au Rwanda du 14 au 17 mai 2019 sous le thème « Accélérer la numérisation de l’Afrique », a été la conversation de haut niveau tenue à la cérémonie d’ouverture de l’évent le 14 mai. Etaient présents à ce panel de haut niveau modéré par la journaliste Nozipho...
8 July 2019
africa.cgtn.com
Covering a population of 1.2 billion people, the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) aims to boost intra-African trade levels, and eventually create a single continent market spanning from the Red Sea to the Atlantic.
8 July 2019
www.financialnigeria.com
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), African Union (AU) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) launched the 9th edition of the Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA IX) report during the African Business Forum in Niamey, Niger, on July 6.
8 July 2019
venturesafrica.com
The ninth edition of the flagship Assessing Regional Integration in Africa report (ARIA IX) was launched on 6 July 2019 during the African Business Forum in Niamey, Niger.
8 July 2019
quotidien-lematinal.info
A Niamey, le président Patrice Talon a pris part au 12ème Sommet de l’Union Africaine. A cette occasion, il a signé l’accord sur la Zone de Libre Echange Continentale Africaine (Zlecaf). C’était dimanche 07 juillet 2019.

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