SAIIA’s Development through Trade team, in conjunction with the Geneva-based International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), the Ottawa-based International Development Research Center (IDRC), the Islamabad-based Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), and the Santiago-based Recursos e Investigación para el Desarrollo Sustentable (RIDES) hosted a two day conference on 16 and 17 October to explore research from four different developing regions on the links between trade and security.
Relevant materials may be found below (a full record of discussion is forthcoming).
- Presentation – “The Intersection of Trade and Security: the Case of Southern Africa” (SAIIA)
- Presentation – “Regional Trade Agreements in South Asia: Trade and Conflict Linkages” (SDPI)
- Presentation – “Regional Trade Agreements and Security in East Asia” (SIIA)
- Presentation – “Regional Integration, Trade, and Conflicts in Latin America: the Cases of Mercosur and the Andean Community” (RIDES)
- Presentation – “Can Trade Alleviate Tensions? The India-Pakistan Case” (SDPI)
- Presentation – “Trading Across the Straights – will an FTA between China and Taiwan Promote Peace?” (SIIA)
- Presentation – “Peru and Ecuador: a Case Study of Latin American Integration and Conflict” (RIDES)
- Presentation – “US Trade Strategy in Southern Africa: Beyond AGOA and the US-SACU FTA” (SAIIA)
- Presentation – “South Africa’s role in Building the Region: SACU as Pivot?” (SAIIA)
Day 2 also saw presentations covering the roles of the EU, China, Kenya, and Angola, but unfortunately without PowerPoint slides.