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EAC launches Raising the Flag Project

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 15th July 2021:  The EAC Secretariat has launched the ‘Raising the Flag’ Project to promote the engagement of youth and children in the EAC integration process.

‘Raising the Flag’ is an EAC sensitization initiative that will be implemented in collaboration with Save the Children International and organisations under the East African Civil Society Organisations Forum and the East African Youth Network.  

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5th Sectoral Council of Ministers on Gender, Youth, Children, Social Protection and Community Development underway in Arusha

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 9th June, 2021: A five-day meeting of the Sectoral Council Ministers on Gender, Youth, Children, Social Protection and Community Development is currently underway at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha. 

The 5th Sectoral Council on Gender, Youth, Children, Social Protection and Community opened on Monday, 7th June, 2021 with the Session of Senior Officials that ended today, Wednesday, 9th June, 2021. The Coordination Committee or Session of Permanent/Principal/Under Secretaries is slated for Thursday, 10th June, 2021 followed by the Session of Ministers/Cabinet Secretaries on Friday, 11th June, 2021. 

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EAC marks International Women's Day 2021

East African Community, Arusha, Tanzania, 12th March 2021: The East African Community (EAC), in collaboration with women organizations, and financial support from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH through the Support to Market Driven and People’s Centred Integration (SEAMPEC) programme, commemorated the international women’s day 2021 virtually under the theme “Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World” with the Campaign Theme being: #ChooseToChallenge.

EAC staff, EALA members, representatives from EACJ, apex bodies of the Regional Dialogue Committee, GIZ staff, women rights associations in the region and EAC Youth Ambassadors, attended the virtual meeting.

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EAC Launches the 50 Million African Women Speak Networking Platform in the Republic of Kenya

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 9th March 2021: As part of the International Women's Day celebrations, on 8th March 2021; the Kenyan government, in partnership with the East African Community, launched the 50 Million African Women Speak Project Networking Platform from the Kenya School of Government (KSG), Kabete Campus, Nairobi.

The online platform is intended to support women empowerment initiatives by providing African Women Entrepreneurs with access to critical information on financial and non-financial services and providing opportunities for business networks among African Women Entrepreneurs.

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EAC Secretariat to celebrate International Women's Day on Friday 12th March, 2021

…. Theme: “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world”

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 9th March, 2021: The EAC Secretariat together with various partners including EAC staff from all Organs and Institutions, Civil Society Organizations, Private Sector Organizations and International organizations will mark the 2021 International Women's Day on Friday 12th March,2021.    

The overall objective of the event is to provide a platform for dialogue on the EAC commitments to promoting women in leadership in the East African Community Secretariat, Partner States and its integration agenda/processes. 

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