EAC Integration and German Development Cooperation

EAC Integration and German Development Cooperation

Highlights, Results and Stories

In its Journal 2018, the EAC-GIZ programme is looking back at its successful cooperation in support of East African integration process. The Journal presents a multitude of results of EAC-German cooperation and benefits of the EAC integration process for EAC citizens. It tells many stories from our IIDEA partners about how East African citizens make practical use of the tangible benefits of integration.

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EAC Integration and German Development Cooperation 2017 – Highlights, Results and Stories

EAC Integration and German Development Cooperation 2017 – Highlights, Results and Stories

In its Journal 2017, the EAC-GIZ Cooperation is looking back at another year of successful cooperation in support of East African integration.

The EAC-German cooperation programme implemented by GIZ and funded by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), currently in its 4th phase, is working closely with the EAC Secretariat and the Partner States, focusing on the Customs Union, the Common Market and the preparation of the Monetary Union.

Despite all challenges, East African integration has progressed in many areas. This Journal 2017 about the GIZ-EAC cooperation shows some of the results and benefits of this cooperation and the EAC integration process and tells many stories from our IIDEA partners about how East African citizens make practical use of the tangible benefits of integration.

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The East African Community Celebrates International Women’s Day #beboldforchange

The East African Community Celebrates International Women’s Day #beboldforchange

 

The East African Community (EAC), in cooperation with the German development cooperation programme ‘Support to the East African Community, implemented by GIZ, set out to bring International Women’s Day to Arusha. With this year’s theme being “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”, the events of 8th March 2017 sought to encourage working women to be bold for change in order to reach the gender parity by 2030 and take their place in East Africa’s development agenda.

The 6th EAC Communications Experts’ Forum: Making Integration understandable

The 6th EAC Communications Experts’ Forum: Making Integration understandable

In February, the EAC Secretariat in collaboration with GIZ, Kituo Cha Katiba (East African Centre for Constitutional Development) and Partner State Ministries responsible for EAC Affairs

Navigating through the complexity of a Customs Union

Navigating through the complexity of a Customs Union

In support of regional economic integration, GIZ hosted a dialogue event on Customs Unions negotiation and implementation in February 2015 in Nairobi, bringing together representatives of the East African Community (EAC)

A short history of “Kiswahili”

A short history of “Kiswahili”

The film “Kiswahili” is a result of a film training course that was held during the Nile Film Festival in Jinja in November 2014. It gives a short introduction into Kiswahili as the most commonly spoken language in the greater East African region – a language, that many East Africans feel related to and use to communicate outside of their known surroundings.