Introduction On March 2020, at the direction of President Donald J. Trump, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer notified Congress that the Trump Administration will negotiate a free trade agreement (FTA) with Kenya. ―Under President Trump‘s leadership,...
SEATINI and Econews Africa on May 26th 2019 at Hilton Hotel convenes a consultative and strategic task team meeting of key stakeholders including trade unionists; CSO working on issues of trade, investment, human rights and the environment; government officials from the Ministry of Foreign affairs, trade and investment; and members of the EAC Secretariat and EALA to:
To raise awareness of key stakeholders on the expiry of the Kenya-France and Kenya-Switzerland BITs and the need to review the investment agreements.
To identify the discuss areas for consideration in notifying the France and Switzerland governments of Kenya’s intent to renegotiation the Investment Treaties.
To garner stakeholders’ positions on the renegotiation of the Kenya-France and Kenya-Switzerland BITs for a pro development country position.
East African Regional Workshop convened by Econews Africa on 15th February 2019 in Nairobi for expert consultations over two studies commissioned by Econews to assess policy options on Trade and Regional Integration and Investment Policy.