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28/02/2019 - The African Legal Support Facility has completed a two-day workshop for African lawyers and government negotiators, aimed at strengthening their capacity to negotiate complex deals involving investments in key economic sectors.

Categories: African Legal Support Facility


15/01/2019 - The European Commission has approved a grant of 5 million euros to the African Legal Support Facility, to finance the Facility’s Medium Term Strategy for the next five years.

Categories: Infrastructure, African Legal Support Facility


18/12/2018 - The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) and KfW Development Bank have signed an agreement to extend a €4 million grant from the Federal Republic of Germany through KfW to the Facility. This assistance builds on a 2016 Memorandum of Understanding between the two institutions under which ALSF was given a grant of €5 million.

Categories: African Legal Support Facility


27/11/2018 - The Management Board of the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) met on 26h November 2018 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to discuss the 2017 ALSF Effectiveness Review and assess its operations and institutional activities in 2018.

Categories: African Legal Support Facility


16/10/2018 - The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) has launched a flagship initiative, the “ALSF Academy Project." Under this initiative, the ALSF has developed a three-level capacity building and certification program. This program will be conducted through an interactive online portal, starting with an inception phase consisting of a series of in-person workshops. It is an innovative tool that will efficiently produce, collect and disseminate knowledge, as well as provide tailor-made training solutions for African lawyers and professionals.

Categories: African Legal Support Facility


12/09/2018 - The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) was recognized as Best Legal Department of the Year (Large Teams) at the 2018 Annual African Legal Awards held in Johannesburg, South Africa on 8 August. The ALSF also received special mention for its efforts in assisting African governments in negotiating investment related transactions essential for their social and economic development.

Categories: African Legal Support Facility


13/07/2018 - The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF), in partnership with the African Natural Resources Centre of the African Development Bank, recently held a capacity development workshop to support coastal African countries in effectively negotiating fisheries agreements and concessions.

Categories: African Legal Support Facility, African Natural Resources Centre


03/07/2018 - The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) hosted a conference on Arbitration in Africa, and launch of the African Arbitration Association (AfAA) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

Categories: African Legal Support Facility


21/06/2018 - In keeping with its focus on energy security and development, the ALSF alongside the African Development Bank attended the 20th Africa Energy Forum (AEF), taking place from 19-22 June in La Morne, Mauritius.

Categories: African Legal Support Facility


21/06/2018 - With the support and technical guidance of the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF), and in the context of the Africa Energy Forum held in Mauritius, Seychelles Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change. Wallace Cosgrow, announced the launch of the tender of the right to develop, finance, own and operate a 4MW floating grid-connected solar PV plant in le Rocher Lagoon, Mahé.

Categories: African Legal Support Facility


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