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EAC Partner State experts and delegates from the Federal Republic of Somalia pose for a photo in Nairobi after the opening ceremony for the development of the roadmap for the integration of Somalia into the EAC.

Federal Republic of Somalia reaffirms commitment to East African Community integration

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 17th June, 2024:  The Federal Republic of Somalia has reaffirmed its commitment to integrating into the East African Community (EAC), demonstrating strong participation in a pivotal regional meeting currently underway in Nairobi, Kenya.

The one-week meeting, attended by EAC Partner State delegates, aims to develop a comprehensive roadmap for Somalia's integration into the EAC, marking a significant step towards bolstering regional cooperation and economic integration.

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Call for Applications: Master’s programs at RCE-VIHSCM (2024-2025)

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

MASTER'S PROGRAMS AT RCE-VIHSCM (2024-2025)

 

We are pleased to announce the opening of applications for the RCE-VIHSCM Call for Masters Studies for the academic year 2024-2025. This opportunity is designed for aspiring professionals seeking advanced expertise in the fields of Health Supply Chain Management and Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance.

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A group photo opportunity of the New Secretary General with Heads of Organs and Staff

New East African Community Secretary General calls for teamwork and protection of Community's image

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 11th June, 2024: The new East African Community Secretary General, H.E. Veronica Mueni Nduva has urged the staff of all EAC Organs and Institutions to work as a team and called for collective responsibility as part of efforts to protect and enhance the good image of the Community.

In a well-attended inaugural meeting with the Staff of all the EAC Organs and Institutions at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, and other staff who joined online from the Institutions, the Secretary General underscored the critical role that each staff member plays in achieving the organization’s goals and aspirations.“Unity and collaboration are the cornerstone of our success,” said H.E. Nduva. “As an institution, we must work cohesively, leveraging our diverse skills and experiences to drive the EAC agenda forward. Our collective efforts are crucial in creating a prosperous and integrated East African region,” she added.

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a group photo opportunity of the participants of the TOT session.

Training of Trainers on the EAC OSBP Performance Monitoring Tool kicks off in Mombasa

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 10th June, 2024: A Training of Trainers (TOT) session for System Administrators and Business Development Experts from Partner States' Revenue Authorities has commenced in Mombasa, Kenya as part of the Community’s initiative to enhance regional integration. 

The training focuses on the EAC One-Stop Border Post (OSBP) Performance Measurement Tool – EAC OBMP PMT, an online reporting tool developed to assess the performance of OSBPs in the region.

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The new EAC Secretary General, Ms. Veronica Mueni Nduva (left), takes the oath of office at State House, Juba, South Sudan. Looking on is the Registrar of the East African Court of Justice, Her Worship Christine Mutimura-Wekesa.

New EAC Secretary General sworn in at State House in Juba, South Sudan

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 7th June, 2024: The new East African Community (EAC) Secretary General, Ms. Veronica Mueni Nduva, took the oath of office on Friday evening at State House in Juba, Republic of South Sudan.

Ms. Nduva was sworn in during the 23rd Extra-Ordinary Meeting of the EAC Heads of State that was held virtually and chaired by H.E. Salva Kiir Mayardit, the Chairperson of the Summit and President of South Sudan.

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 EAC Deputy Secretary General in charge Customs,Trade and Monetary Affairs, Ms. Annette Ssemuwemba receives the equipment from Head of Cooperation and Cultural Affairs, Mr. Luc Blanco on behalf of French Ambassador. Together with the DSG is the EAC Director of Customs, Ms. Flavia Busingye (Second right), Director of Human Resource, Ruth Simba (third right) and Ms. Nadia Guillo, advisor on French language in the Community ( second left)

EAC receives advanced translation and interpretation equipment from the French Government

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 31st May, 2024: The East African Community Secretariat today received state-of-the-art translation and interpretation equipment from the French Government, facilitated by the French Embassy in Tanzania. This initiative is aimed at enhancing multilingual communication and cooperation within the region.

The EAC Deputy Secretary General in charge Customs, Trade and Monetary Affairs, Hon. Annette Ssemuwemba received the translation and interpretation equipment on behalf of EAC Secretariat. Representing the French Embassy, Mr. Luc Blanco, Head of Cooperation and Cultural Affairs, handed over the equipment on behalf of the French Ambassador.

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EAC launches free online professional tourism courses to enhance regional capacity

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 31st May, 2024: Tourism practitioners in the region can now enhance their skills and expertise through a comprehensive suite of professional courses following the launch of the EAC Online Tourism Capacity Development Programme.

The courses, developed in collaboration with the European Union and the German Development Cooperation Agency, GIZ, aim to elevate professional standards and skill sets across the region's tourism industry.

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24th Ordinary Sectoral Council on Health approves the EAC Cross-Border Health Advocacy and Community Strategy (2024-2023)

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 7th  May , 2024:  The 24th Ordinary Meeting of the EAC Sectoral Council of Ministers of Health  held on 3rd May, 2024 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania approved the  6-year EAC Cross-Border Health Advocacy and Communication Strategy (2024-2030) aimed at facilitating faster domestication and implementation of health directives, policies and programmes by enhancing the effectiveness of communication between the EAC Secretariat and Partner States.

The strategy is expected to play a critical role in increasing the level of advocacy and communication, and in promoting visibility and rallying the commitment of policy and decision makers at the Partner States’ level to implement cross border health programmes.

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