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Overview of EAC

Overview of EAC

The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation founded in 1967. The work of the EAC is guided by its Treaty (2000) which established the Community.

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EAC Partner States

EAC Partner States

The EAC is currently made up of five Partner States: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. Admission to the Community is guided by criteria spelt out in Article 3 of the EAC Treaty.

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EAC Organs

EAC Organs

The EAC organs are the Summit, the Council of Ministers, the Co-ordinating Committee, the Sectoral Committees, the East African Court of Justice, the East African Legislative Assembly and the Secretariat.

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The Secretariat

The Secretariat

The Secretariat, as one of the main organs of the EAC, is the executive Organ of the Community.

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EAC Institutions

EAC Institutions

The EAC also has eight institutions, three of which became operational in July 2015. All have their own leadership and their budgets are drawn from the consolidated, annual EAC budget.

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Leadership Team

Leadership Team

At the head of the EAC is the Summit. The Secretary-General is appointed by the Summit upon nomination by the relevant Head of State under the principle of rotation.

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Vision

The vision of EAC is to be a prosperous, competitive, secure, stable and politically united East Africa.

 

Our Mission

The mission of the Community is to widen and deepen economic, political, social and cultural integration in order to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.

 

Our Values

Underpinning the EAC is our commitment to our values:

  • Professionalism
  • Accountability
  • Transparency
  • Teamwork
  • Unity in Diversity
  • Allegiance to EAC ideals

 

East African Community
EAC Close, Afrika Mashariki Road
P.O. Box 1096
Arusha
United Republic of Tanzania

Tel: +255 (0)27 216 2100
Fax: +255 (0)27 216 2190
Email: eac [at] eachq.org