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24 July 2019

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07 Jun 2019 Conclusion of the Bilateral Tariff Negotiations between SACU and the EAC
19 Feb 2019 Joint Communique 1st EU-SADC EPA Joint Council Meeting
29 Jun 2018 Communique: 6th Summit of SACU Heads of State and Government
14 Jun 2018 Botswana to host the 6th Summit of SACU Heads of State and Government
29 Mar 2018 SACU mourns the founding Executive Secretary H.E. Moremi
06 Mar 2018 SACU and the World Customs Organisation signs a cooperation framework agreement for the Implementation of the WCO-SACU Connect Project
14 Sep 2017 Bilateral Tariff Negotiations between SACU and the EAC
19 Jul 2017 Joint Statement on the Roundtable Discussions with the United Kingdom on Trade Relations Post-Brexit
23 Jun 2017 Communique: 5th Summit of the SACU Heads of State and Government
19 Jun 2017 Press Release on the SACU meetings hosted by the Government of the Kingdom of Swaziland
26 May 2017 Joint Statement on the inaugural Mercosur-SACU Preferential Trade Agreement Joint Administrative Committee by Mercosur and SACU
16 May 2017 The visit of His Majesty King Mswati III of the Kingdom of Swaziland and Chairperson of the SACU Summit of Heads of State and Government to the SACU Headquarters
20 Jun 2016 Press release of the SACU Council of Minister's Retreat
11 Apr 2016 Experts Study the Root Cause of the Recurrent Challenges in Recording Personal Import Data Between South Africa and Swaziland
18 Feb 2016 SACU adopts a regional approach to implement the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement
25 Jan 2016 Joint SACU-WTO workshop on implementation of The World Trade Organisation (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)
03 Nov 2015 4th Trade Policy Review of the Southern African Customs Union Member States
21 Oct 2015 2nd meetings of the SACU Regional Customs Trade Forum and preferred Trader Experts
19 Oct 2015 SACU Executive Secretary paid courtesy call by Russia Deputy Ambassador to Namibia
08 Oct 2015 SACU keen on collaborative partnership with USAID Southern Africa Trade Hub
18 May 2015 SACU Executive Secretary paid courtesy call by Egypt's Ambassador
08 May 2015 Zimbabwe Ambassador pays courtesy call on the Executive Secretary of SACU
23 Oct 2014 United Nations World Investment Forum on Trade and Development Unictad Geneva 13 - 16 October 2014
24 Jul 2014 Lesotho concludes Preferred Trader Pilot Programme
24 Jul 2014 First meeting of SACU`s Regional Trade Forum
19 Jun 2014 SACU Executive Secretary introduction to President Pohamba
15 Apr 2014 SACU Executive Secretary Accreditation
31 Mar 2014 Appointment of a new Executive Secretary for the Southern African Customs Union (SACU)
28 Jun 2013 Council of Ministers site visit of the SACU Headquarters Building
26 Jun 2013 30th SACU Council of Ministers Meeting
10 Apr 2013 Summit of the SACU Heads of State & Government Gaborone International Convention Centre
10 Apr 2013 What is the Southern African Customs Union?
30 Mar 2012 SACU Council of Ministers meeting
29 Jul 2011 Opening statement by the Executive Secretary, Tswelopele Moremi, on the occasion of the SACU Regional Conference
20 Jul 2011 Statement of Ms Tswelopele C Moremi, Executive Secretary of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) at the Launch of the World Trade Report 2011 in Geneva, Switzerland
19 Jul 2011 Statement by Ms Tswelopele Cornelia Moremi, Executive Secretary of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU), on the occasion of the Third Global Review of Aid for Trade
29 Jun 2011 Outcomes from 23rd Council meeting
25 Mar 2011 Final Communiqué of the SACU Summit (March 2011)
27 Sep 2010 Ms Tswelopele Moremi, Executive Secretary of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) on the occasion of the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the World Customs Organisation (WCO) and SACU at the first session of the WCO Capacity Buidling Committee
16 Jul 2010 Final Communiqué of The Heads of State and Government Meeting of the Member States of SACU (Pretoria)
22 Apr 2010 Final Communiqué of The Heads of State and Government Meeting of the Member States of SACU (Windhoek)
07 Dec 2009 20th Meeting of the SACU Council of Ministers held on 04 December 2009 in Windhoek, Namibia
06 Nov 2009 3rd Trade Policy Review of SACU by the WTO, 4 and 6 November 2009, Geneva, Switzerland
17 Sep 2009 Outcome of the Special SACU Council of Ministers Meeting held on 17 September 2009 in Ezulwini, Swaziland
06 Aug 2009 Developments in SACU ? 5 years into the implementation of the 2002 SACU Agreement, 06 August 2009, Windhoek, Namibia
30 Jun 2009 SACU ? EFTA Export Promotion Seminars
29 Jun 2009 SACU Secretariat attends the World Customs Organisation (WCO) 2009 Annual Council Sessions, 25 ? 27 June 2009, Brussels, Belgium.
26 Jun 2009 Visit by the World Bank Executive Director for the Africa Group 1 constituency to the SACU Secretariat, Windhoek, Namibia, 26 June 2009
18 May 2009 SACU Secretariat attends the 44th African Development Bank (AfDB) Group Annual meetings, 13 ? 14 May 2009, Dakar. Senegal.
18 May 2009 African Union (AU) Customs Officials or Regional Economic Communities (RECs) Coordination Meeting. 30 April ? 01 May 2009, Lome, Togo.
20 Apr 2009 WTO: SACU Factual Review, 20 - 21 April 2009, Geneva, Switzerland
03 Apr 2009 Signing Ceremony of the SACU-MERCOSUR Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA)
24 Mar 2009 SACU Secretariat attends the Botswana Exporters and Manufacturers Association (BEMA) Meeting 19 ? 20 March 2009, Gaborone, Botswana
23 Mar 2009 ?SACU Consolidates Before Centenary? - by Catherine Sasman New Era
23 Mar 2009 Private Sector gets say in Customs Union ? by Thorsten Schier, The Namibian
22 Mar 2009 5th CII India Africa Conclave, 22 ? 24 March 2009
22 Mar 2009 The Executive Secretary, Ms Tswelopele Moremi, Talking Points on the Panel Discussion entitled ?Market Access: Strengthening Regional Engagement? ? 5th India Africa Conclave, 22 ? 24 March 2009
03 Feb 2009 First meeting of the SACU - EFTA Joint Committee, 3 - 4 February 2009, Pretoria, South Africa
16 Jan 2009 Courtesy call of the new Ambassador to France in Namibia to the SACU Executive Secretary ? 15 January 2009, Windhoek, Namibia
13 Jan 2009 Visit by SACU Executive Secretary to the Chairperson of the SACU Council of Ministers - 12 to 13 January 2009, Maseru, Lesotho
03 Dec 2008 17th Council of Ministers Meeting - 05 December 2008, Walvis Bay, Namibia
13 Nov 2008 Joint Conclusion of the SACU ? East Africa Community (EAC) Cooperation Meeting held on the 13 November 2008
10 Nov 2008 East African Community (EAC) and Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Cooperation Mission-SACU Secretariat visit to the EAC Secretariat
30 Oct 2008 16th Council of Ministers Meeting ? 31st October, Windhoek Namibia
29 Oct 2008 The Namibian Newspaper 29 October 2008 - ?SACU spells out nuanced position on EPAs :Tswelopele C Moremi? ? SACU Executive Secretary
25 Sep 2008 Postponement of the 16th SACU Council of ministers meeting which was scheduled for 26 Friday September 2008 in Windhoek, Namibia
24 Sep 2008 16th SACU Customs Union Commission Meeting ? 23 ? 25 September 2008
10 Sep 2008 SACU hosts Aid for Trade Workshop, 08 - 09 September 2008, Windhoek, Namibia
29 Aug 2008 SACU Council of Ministers retreat and Chairmanship hand over ceremony, 29 August ? 1 September 2008, Kasane, Botswana
12 Aug 2008 SADC 2008 Summit ? SACU Executive Secretary, Ms Tswelopele Moremi, attends the SADC 2008 Summit scheduled for 16 ? 17 August 2008 in South Africa.
01 Aug 2008 Namibian United States (US) Ambassador?s visit to the SACU Secretariat, 1 August 2008, Windhoek, Namibia
22 Jul 2008 The SACU Executive Secretary Ms Tswelopele Moremi attends the African Union (AU) brainstorming session (22 - 23 July 2008 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) on the implementation of the AU Assembly`s decision of a Union Government.
16 Jul 2008 SACU ? USA TIDCA text
10 Jul 2008 Congratulatory message on the appointment of the COMESA Secretary General Mr. Sindiso Ngwenya ? COMESA Secretariat
27 Jun 2008 Conclusion of the SACU ? MERCOSUR PTA Negotiations
27 Jun 2008 Conclusion of the 15th SACU Council of Ministers meeting
18 Jun 2008 15th SACU Council of Ministers meeting scheduled for 27 June 2008, Midrand Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa
06 May 2008 Visit of the SACU Council Chairperson Honourable Mr. Baledzi Gaolathe, to the SACU Secretariat
21 Apr 2008 SACU?s participation in the SADC - EU EPA Negotiations
16 Apr 2008 SACU signs Trade, Investment and Development Cooperation Agreement with the United States of America (USA)
09 Apr 2008 14th SACU Council of Ministers Meeting Scheduled for 4 April 2008 in Gaborone Botswana
09 Apr 2008 Conclusion of the 14th SACU Council of Ministers` meeting which was held in Gaborone Botswana 04 April 2008
05 Dec 2007 SACU Council of Ministers Meeting To be held on 07 December in Windhoek, Namibia
21 Sep 2007 SACU Council of Ministers Meeting To be held on 28 September 2007 in Maseru, Lesotho
03 Jul 2007 SACU Council of Ministers Meeting To be held on 06 July 2007 in Windhoek, Namibia
18 Jun 2007 SACU Breakfast Seminar on the African Economic Outlook 2006/07, 18 June 2007, Windhoek, Namibia.
18 Jun 2007 African Development Bank (AfDB) Statement on the African Economic Outlook 2006/07 , 18 June 2007, Windhoek, Namibia.
18 Jun 2007 African Development Bank (AfDB) Statement on the African Competetiveness Report 2007, 18 June 2007, Windhoek, Namibia.
14 Jun 2007 Dissemination Seminar on the African Economic Outlook 2006/07
30 Apr 2007 SACU IMF Workshop, 30 April 2007 - 04 May 2007, Windhoek, Namibia.
20 Apr 2007 SACU Council of Ministers Meeting, 20 April 2007, Piggs Peak, Swaziland.
26 Mar 2007 SACU Consultations on Trade Negotiations, 26 - 29 March 2007, Walvis Bay, Namibia.