Workshops

  • Date Monday, 05 May 2003
  • Venue Cape Town
  • For enquiries or to register please contact Sally Probert; Telephone: 011 6456404; E-mail: sally@tips.org.za
TIPS is organizing a short course on the Economics of the Environment in Cape Town from the 5th to the 9th of May 2003 The Course will be taught by Myrick Freeman.

  • Date Friday, 28 March 2003
  • Venue Cape Town, South Africa
This was a brief brainstorming workshop on research methodolgy issues with regards to the motor industry development program.

  • Date Wednesday, 02 July 2003
  • Venue Gaborone, Botswana
  • For enquiries or to register please contact Eva Moeng; E-mail: satrn@tips.org.za
The objective of the meeting was to review progress made on the Doha Work program and identify key areas of agreement and disagreement in the different proposals submitted by member states and ways in which progress can be made in areas of disagreement. Participants to the meeting iincluded SADC's Geneva…

  • Date Thursday, 20 November 2003
  • Venue Maputo, Mozambique
  • For enquiries or to register please contact Eva Moeng; E-mail: satrn@tips.org.za
The SATRN Symposium will be attended by Senior Policy-Makers, Officials from SADC Secretariat, Geneva based Ambassadors, Brussels based Ambassadors, and SATRN Researchers

  • Date Tuesday, 19 August 2003
  • Venue Gallagher Estate, Midrand
  • For enquiries or to register please contact Thembi Mlangeni; Telephone: (012) 310 1285; E-mail: thembim@dti.pwv.gov.za
The South African Government is currently preparing its approach to the 5th Ministerial Conference in Cancun Mexico. As part of the preparations, the Government is convening a National Consultative Conference, so that interested parties can participate in informing the development of South Africa's approach to the meeting in Mexico. You…

  • Date Monday, 25 August 2003
  • Venue Breakwater Lodge, Cape Town
  • For enquiries or to register please contact Karien Bezuidenhout; Telephone: 27 21 883 2208.; E-mail: karienbezuidenhout@tralac.org
Better preparing Developining countries now for the current round of agrculture negotiations: this TRALAC aims to help the participants identify what is at stake for them in the current Round of WTO agriculture negotiations and to allow them to return to their capitals with a clear understanding of what their…

  • Date Monday, 10 November 2003
  • Venue The Small Business Project offices, 79 Oxford Road, Johannesburg
  • For enquiries or to register please contact Lucille Gavera; E-mail: lucille@tips.org.za
Since 1994, South Africa has been faced with the challenges of re-integration into world markets as a global economy, while at the same time positioning itself to realise the high expectations of its populace regarding a successful transition towards a more democratic order. To achieve the objectives of economic growth…

  • Date Sunday, 29 February 2004
  • Venue Sandton Convention Center, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • For enquiries or to register please contact Kari Heerman; E-mail: heerman@agritrade.org
Achieving Agricultural Development through Agricultural Trade is being presented by the International Food & Agricultural Trade Policy Council (IPC) in conjunction with the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) Africa Regional Conference for Africa, February 29, 2004 in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 10:00 to 18:00 in the Sandton Convention…

  • Date Saturday, 28 February 2004
  • Venue Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
  • For enquiries or to register please contact Mr Sundru Pillay; Telephone: : 031 207 5633; E-mail: sundrup.metro@galileosa.co.za
The SA Department of Agriculture saw the UN FAO's Regional Conference for Africa as an excellent opportunity to interact with participants from Africa in a one-day workshop on Growth and Development through Agricultural Trade.

  • Date Friday, 01 January 1999
  • Venue Gauteng, South Africa
The tertiary sector accounts for around 60% of South Africa's GDP and formal employment. In addition, the sector provides key inputs to the manufacturing and primary sectors and in some cases is a crucial determinant of the competitiveness of these sectors. Nonetheless, services remain under-researched in South Africa, thereby limiting…

  • Date Tuesday, 07 September 2004
  • Venue V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
  • For enquiries or to register please contact Lucille Gavera; E-mail: lucille@tips.org.za
The third of a series of international conferences on regulation and competition under of the auspices of the Centre on Regulation and Competition (CRC) - the only one to be held in Africa - will be co-ordinated by the School of Public Management & Planning at the University of Stellenbosch,…

  • Date Monday, 07 June 2004
  • Venue Gallagher Estate, Johannesburg
  • For enquiries or to register please contact Mariaan Minnaar; Telephone: 012 310 9540; E-mail: mminnaar@thedti.gov.a
The Strategic Competitiveness Unit of the Department of Trade and Industry in conjunction with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, invites you to attend a high-level conference on competitiveness. The focus of the conference is on the role of institutions in fostering competitiveness. The conference will host various international speakers…

  • Date Thursday, 10 June 2004
  • Venue 10-11 June 2004, Brakpan Civic Centre
  • For enquiries or to register please contact Simon Roberts; Telephone: (011) 717 8126; E-mail: robertss@sebs.wits.ac.za
From being the largest producer of gold in the world, Ekurhuleni has evolved into a global competitor in business and industry. The mining boom in the East Rand facilitated the growth of a substantial manufacturing support base in the area, especially in terms of metal products, machinery, and engineering. Today,…

  • Date Monday, 29 March 2004
  • Venue Holiday Inn Hotel, c/o Beatrix and Church Street, Pretoria
The UK Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) produced a White Paper on Trade and Investment in mid-2004, which aimed to address, among other issues, how the multilateral trading system could be adapted to make it more flexible and of benefit to all its members, especially the poorest. As part…

  • Date Saturday, 16 October 2004
  • Venue Cape Town, South Africa
  • For enquiries or to register please contact Dirk van Seventer; E-mail: dirk@tips.org.za
On behalf of the Department of Economics of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, TIPS will organise a workshop on Growth, Openness and Poverty in South Africa and Thailand. Attached find a paper that explores the interaction between investment and productivity in a intertemporal general equilibrium growth framework in…

  • Date Thursday, 04 November 2004
  • Venue 4th Floor, Diamond House, 35 Melle Street Braamfontein
  • For enquiries or to register please contact Matthew de Gale; Telephone: 083 297 2939; E-mail: matthew@tips.org.za
"TIPS and the International Trade Centre (ITC) will be hosting a seminar which will focus on the utilisation of ITC's tools for market analysis in the development of international trade strategies. This seminar is of particular interest to businesses engaged in or planning to venture into international trade."

  • Date Monday, 20 June 2005
  • Venue 4th Floor, Diamond House, 35 Melle Street Braamfontein
"TIPS in collaboration with the Market Analysis Section (MAS) of the International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO will be holding an Advanced Seminar on Market Analysis for Trade-led Growth Strategies. This seminar is of particular interest to trade policy analysts and academics involved in international trade research and planning."

  • Date Monday, 25 October 2004
  • Venue UCT-Upper Campus-Menzies Building-5th Floor-Room 5.36
  • For enquiries or to register please contact Juliana Nkabinde; Telephone: 021 487 8700; E-mail: juliana@wesgro.co.za
WESGRO/TRALAC in conjunction with the Market Analysis Section of the International Trade Centre is pleased to invite you to a two day seminar

  • Date Thursday, 25 November 2004
  • Venue Midrand Conference Centre
The Presidency and the ComMark Trust, in collaboration with TIPS, hosted a workshop to assess and discuss the prospects of key sectors of the South African economy in preparation for the Presidency's contribution to the January 2005 Cabinet Lekgotla: The sectoral, micro-level dynamics and trends of key sectors; The constraints…

  • Date Thursday, 27 January 2005
  • Venue NEDLAC, 14A Jellicoe Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg
  • For enquiries or to register please contact Mrs Katy de Villiers; Telephone: 011- 339-2021; E-mail: devilliersk@saiia.wits.ac.za
As part of the DFID-funded South Africa Trade and Poverty Programme and its objective to promote informed dialogue on South Africa's trade policy amongst key stakeholders, TIPS in 2005 implemented a seminar series under the auspices of Nedlac. These seminars provided a platform for government and civil society representatives (business,…
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