Category Archives: September Issue 4 2014

EAC EU EPA UPDATE

Today the EAC Member States have finally come to a convergence on the EU proposals on the EPA text.  The next step will be a joint session of EAC and EU senior Officials by mid-October 2014 to formally endorse the … Continue reading

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Strategies to cope and with impact of GSP duties post September 30, 2014

Kenya Flower Council has organized a meeting for exporters and stakeholders on the Strategies to cope with the impact of GSP duties post September 30, 2014. The meeting is scheduled to take place on September 30, 2014 at Morningside office … Continue reading

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Exporters to EU to use GSP certificate of origin from October 1st

With effect from 1st October 2014, exports to the EU will require a GSP certificate of origin and not a EUR 1 certificate as it is now. The publication of the EU Regulation granting GSP beneficiary status to Kenya in … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Committee on Regional Integration meets to discuss EAC EU EPA

The Kenya Flower Council together with Kenya Association of Manufacturers participated in the  National Assembly Committee on Regional Integration meeting held on September 23, 2014 at Continental house Nairobi.  The committee and by extension parliament was updated on the status … Continue reading

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Invitation to a validation workshop on model sexual harassment policy

The Workers’ Rights Watch have organized a validation workshop for auditors to go through the draft model sexual harassment policy, Guidelines investigation procedure and monitoring compliance frame work for industry to deal with sexual harassment on flower farms. This is … Continue reading

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