Posted by: africanpressorganization | 18 March 2009

Ethiopia / The AU Conference of Ministers of Trade opens tomorrow at AU headquarters

 


 

Ethiopia / The AU Conference of Ministers of Trade opens tomorrow at AU headquarters

 

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, March 18, 2009/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Fifth Ordinary Session of the AU Conference of Ministers of Trade opens tomorrow 19 March, 2009 at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in the presence of H.E Mrs Elisabeth Tankeu , AU Commissioner for Trade and Industry and the Ethiopian Minister of Industry and Trade, Mr Girma Birru..

 

 

During the two day meeting the African Ministers are expected to reflect on developments such as the financial crisis, increasing food prices, climate change on continental and global trade. Ministers are also expected to reflect on how the WTO Doha round of negotiation and the EPA negotiations can be successfully concluded

 

 

The Fifth Ordinary Session of the AU Conference of Ministers of Trade is a key institutional framework of the African Union which provides the forum and opportunity for Trade Ministers to review developments, take stock and assess policy implementation

 

Journalists are invited to cover the opening ceremony of the Fifth Ordinary Session of the AU Conference of Ministers of Trade which will be held tomorrow Thursday 19 march 2009 at 14.00 in the Plenary Room at AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

 

SOURCE : African Union Commission (AUC)


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