Insights into M&E practices to measure and account for progress in regional integration; convergence towards continental level

Insights into M&E practices to measure and account for progress in regional integration; convergence towards continental level

In 2014, the three African RECs East African Community (EAC), Economic Commission of West African States (ECOWAS) and Southern African Development Commission (SADC) jointly finalised a study which proposes overarching guidelines for RECs in the design of their M&E frameworks and systems to ensure convergence towards the strategic goals of the African Economic Commission (AEC).

German President Dr. Joachim Gauck visits East African Community

German President Dr. Joachim Gauck visits East African Community

In the morning of the 5th of February sirens could be heard throughout Arusha. At the headquarters of the East African Community (EAC) they were loudest around 10 am, shortly before the German President Dr. Joachim Gauck was about to enter the EAC compound, coming from the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights.

As part of a 4-day visit to Tanzania, stopping at Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar, it was the first-ever visit of a sitting German President to the EAC – a step that was highly appreciated by the Secretary General Dr. Richard Sezibera during his welcoming remarks.