The Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS)

The Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) will be holding a Sensitization Workshop/ Roundtable on Continental Free Trade Areas(CFTA) In Nigeria.

The general public is therefore invited to attend the workshop.

The workshop will cover the following themes: Trade Negotiations and the Continental Free Area (AfCTA), Addressing the Concerns of Nigerian Manufacturers in the Implementation of the AFCTAS; African Continental Free Trade Area: Phases in the African Economic Community (AEC) and Economic Integration: Opportunities and Challenges for Nigeria.

The date for the workshop is Monday, 30th of April 2018, Venue: Zuma Hall of the Rock View Hotel (Classic) Abuja. Time: 9:am prompt.

A panel Discussion moderated by Prof. Peter Akper, SAN,OFR will be led by trade negotiators and Stake holders such as Ambassador C. Osakwe; Mr Segun Ajayi-Kadir, DG manufacturers Association of Nigeria, (MAN), Professor Jonathan Aremu, the Director General Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) and a host of other stakeholders.

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is aprotocol, signed in Kigali by 44 of the 54 African Union member states which paves the way for an expanded market and economic growth and development across the continent.

It is also is the first step in the implementation of AU Agenda 2063: the “Vision for an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa”. Although Nigeria is not signatory to this Agreement as it is one of the countries which declined assent, the Protocol is of great relevance to the African Continent and presents excellent opportunities for enhanced trade and commerce to Nigeria.

Attendance is Free.
For more enquiries Contact: Mrs Lilian: 07039101945;
Email: lilianuche1@gmail.com

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