Workshop on Trade, Development and Global Justice
A workshop of the GLOBUS research area of Trade, Development and Global Justice will be staged in Johannesburg on 30 May to 1 June 2017.
Wits School of Governance, Johannesburg (Photo: University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg)
The papers cover a range of topics relating to three sub-themes of the research area of Trade, Development and Global Justice, namely (a) Trade Relations with African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries; (b) Trade and Development; and (c) North-South and South-South Cooperation.
The workshop will take place at the Wits Club, West Campus at Wits University Johannesburg.
Out-of–town participants will be accommodated at the Holiday Inn, Rosebank. There will be a shuttle operating between the hotel and the workshop venue.
Tuesday 30 May
Session 1: Trade, Development and Global Justice
Zeblon Vilakazi, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Wits’ GLOBUS signatory
Imraan Valodia, Dean, Wits‘ Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management
Helene Sjursen, ARENA, University of Oslo and GLOBUS Scientific Coordinator
Massimo De Luca, First Counselor, Head of Trade and Economics, EU Delegation to South Africa
Trudi Hartzenberg, Executive Director, Trade Law Centre: Implications of Brexit for Trade and Development in South Africa
Pundi Pillay, Wits School of Governance, GLOBUS work package leader
Session 2: EU Trade Relations with the ACP
Mozambique Case Study
EU Trade with South Africa
Are the EPAs undermining or promoting Africa’s development?
Wednesday 31 May
Session 3: EU Trade Relations with the ACP (continued)
South Africa’s trade relationship with the EU – unequal partnership?
Renewable Energy Policy and Local Manufacturing: Can the EU do more?
Comparing East African Community and EU relations in the 1960s and 2000s
Session 4: The Trade-Development Nexus
Does the EU’s “Aid for Trade” bring Justice to Trade and Development
Trade and Development in SADC
Changing Trade Relations – Towards climate justice, soil diversity, and food production in SADC
Session 5: Aid Policies – Comparing North-South and South-South Cooperation
ODA for Enhancing North-South Cooperation
North-South vs. South-South Cooperation, Mozambique Case Study
|16:00||End of session|
Thursday 1 June
Panel on Trade, Development and Social Justice in Africa
Blandina Kilama, REPOA Policy Research for Development, Tanzania
Given Mutimyde, Economist, Office of the President, Zimbabwe
Megan Govender, MAST Economics, Pretoria
Session 6: Aid Policies (continued)
Case Study of Donor Coordination in EU Development Policy
African Perspectives on Development Aid
Perceptions of Brazilian Diplomats regarding the Agenda for International Development Cooperation
|13:00||Lunch and closure|
For information, contact workshop organiser Pundy Pillay
Tel. +27-11-717 3808
Cell: +27-83-643 1100
For general queries: email@example.com