Statement: The EAC-EU EPA: Tanzania is raising pertinent issues

Statement: The EAC-EU EPA: Tanzania is raising pertinent issues

Issued by SEATNI-Uganda | March 2017

SEATINI-Uganda has developed a Statement entitled The EAC-EU EPA: Tanzania is raising pertinent issues urging EAC Member States to consider issues raised by Tanzania against the signing of the East African Community – European Union Economic Partnership Agreements in view of the forthcoming 18th Summit of the EAC Heads of State. Read more …

Conference: The future of regional economic integration in the context of European–African trade relations

Conference: The future of regional economic integration in the context of European–African trade relations

The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung and SEATINI organised an international colloquium from the 7th to 9th September 2016 in Arusha, Tanzania under the title “The future of regional economic integration in the context of European–African trade relations – overcoming paradoxical patterns”. This summary report captures views of the discussions and we hope it will provide you with an insight to this important dialogue. Read more …

Paper: An Analysis of the Rendezvous Clause in the EAC-EU-EPA

Paper: An Analysis of the Rendezvous Clause in the EAC-EU-EPA

Implications on Uganda’s and EAC’s economy and on people’s livelihoods | Written by SEATINI Uganda | March 2016

After 12 years of challenging negotiations, the EAC and EU concluded the Economic Partnership Agreements in October 2014. Nevertheless, critical issues contained in the so-called Rendezvous Clause of the Agreement are yet to be finalized by the two Parties. The analysis examines the rendezvous clause, likely implications on EAC’s economy and peoples’ livelihood and provides recommendations. Read more …