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Shared Competence: East African Community's Achilles' Heel

This article examines the EAC’s competencies in trade negotiations as a transnational institution in light of this concern. Specifically, it aims to establish whether (or not) EAC Partner States are legally obligated to jointly negotiate with third countries.

Afronomicslaw.org Academic Forum Guest Lecture Series:"The African Continental Free Trade Area in the Shadow of Contending Visions of Pan-Africanism"

April 8, 2021

The Afronomicslaw.org Academic Forum invites you to join their next guest lecture series.

Guest Speaker: Olabisi D. Akinkugbe, Assistant Professor of Law at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University

Date: Saturday April 10, 2021

Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm East African Time.

Negative Effect of Competence-Competence in Mozambique Fishing Project Dispute: Case Headed to Arbitration

The Privinvest Group, (“Prinvinvest”), an Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates based holding company operating in the shipbuilding industry, has obtained a decision in the proceedings against it introduced by Mozambique to be stayed in favor of arbitration. The decision rendered on March 11, 2021 pertains to a jurisdictional dispute brought under Section 9 of Mozambique’s 1996 Arbitration Act relating to the competence of the arbitral tribunal.

Call for Papers: The Nigerian Yearbook of International Law (NYBIL) - Volume 3 (2020/2021)

The NYBIL welcomes original contributions from scholars, lawyers, judges and professionals active in fields on topics within the scope of the Yearbook. The length of manuscripts should normally range between 8,000 and 12,000 words (including footnotes) for full-length articles; 2,000-3,000 words for commentaries and case notes; and 1,000-1,500 words for book reviews.

Long Term Solutions are Required to Resolve the Latest Sovereign Debt Crisis

As the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank hold their spring meetings this week, the African Sovereign Debt Justice Network, (AfSDJN), calls on IMF and World Bank Members to add to their agenda for consideration of their Fall Meeting from October 15-17, 2021, long term solutions for Africa’s sovereign debt crisis.

The Role of Trade Facilitation in Addressing Non-Tariff Barriers in the African Continental Free Trade Area

This article discusses the significant role of the role of trade facilitation in addressing NTBs in the AfCFTA. The article is divided into six parts. The first part outlines the various types of NTBs. The second part discusses trade facilitation. The third part discusses the trade facilitation and elimination of NTBs at the African regional level. The fourth provides an account of trade facilitation and removal of NTBs under the AfCFTA. Part five provides the concluding remarks. The sixth and last part offers some recommendations for the implementation of trade facilitation commitments under the AfCFTA Agreement with a view of effectively curbing NTBs in intra-Africa trade.

Afronomicslaw.org Academic Forum Guest Lecture Series: 'Climate Change, Decolonization, and International Law'

March 23, 2021

The Afronomicslaw.org Academic Forum invites you to join their next guest lecture series.

Guest Speaker: Professor Carmen G. Gonzalez, Morris I. Leibman Professor of Law at Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Date: Saturday March 27, 2021

Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm East African Time

Register to attend via Zoom.