Building Consensus

…bringing together stakeholders to raise awareness, build consensus, and increase the development orientation in technical assistance and capacity building on trade and investment

Trade Negotiations and Development for East Africa - EPAs and the WTO  


Convened by ILEAP and the East African Community (EAC)
28-29 October 2005

From 29-29 October 2005, 70 participants met in Arusha, Tanzania to address the trade concerns of East Africa in a range of areas of significance to the region and to consider elements of a trade-centric outcome from trade negotiations at the WTO and EPAs. Delegates met in Plenary and in three working groups: Development, Trade in Goods, and Trade Facilitation & Services. The workshop helped to inform the development of regional positions in advance of the December 2005 WTO Hong Kong Ministerial Conference.

EAC-Agenda

EAC - Consolidated Report

EAC - Participants List

Papers and Presentations




East Africa Workshop participants




Delegation of Tanzania


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