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Africa-Turkey forum to promote investment and trade under AfCFTA
On October 21 to 22, Turkish and African leaders together with corporate business directors, industrialist and investors are meeting under the theme “Deepening Turkey-Africa Strategic Partnership: Trade, Investment, Technology and Logistics”.
Algeria-Morocco rift another blow to Africa’s free trade aspirations
Algerian Foreign Affairs Minister Ramtane Lamamra’s announcement on 24 August of a new break in diplomatic relations with Morocco is another setback for free trade and free movement on the continent.
To get out of the crisis exacerbated by Covid-19: more than a hundred organizations and networks in the Arab region are launching a campaign for debt cancellation and getting rid of "free trade" agreements.
To get out of the crisis exacerbated by Covid-19: more than a hundred organizations and networks in the Arab region are launching a campaign for debt cancellation and getting rid of "free trade" agreements.
Civil society declaration – Euro-Mediterranean Association Agreements: the mirage of the evaluation study
The evaluation is highly unsatisfactory due to: the economic methodology imposed by the EU; civil society not sufficiently involved; social, economic and environmental impacts not taken into account.
Forum Economique Arabo-Hongrois : l’Algérie sera au rendez-vous
Le forum économique arabo-hongrois examinera les moyens de dynamiser les échanges dans plusieurs segments d’activités et d’élever le niveau des flux commerciaux
International investment law and the [human right to] land
In many cases, international investment agreements have the purpose and/or effect of hijacking the international human rights system.
Maghreb regional and global integration: A dream to be fulfilled
Book from the Peterson Insitute in the US
Middle East Free Trade Area: progress report
Since the Bush Administration first announced its trade initiative, it has made substantial progress in working with MEFTA entities to develop TIFAs, BITs, and FTAs.
EU-Mediterranean Strategy 2002-2006
The Barcelona Process, established in 1995, is the means through which the EU supports Mediterranean partners in their political, economic and social reforms while at the same time building a closer EU-Med partnership.