GIZ at the EABC Business Summit: EAC@20: Private Sector Driven Regional Integration

The EABC Business Summit, supported by the GIZ programme supporting the East African Community, took place on 28 and 29 November in Arusha, Tanzania.

The Summit was organised by the East African Business Council (EABC) in partnership with Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) and the East African Community (EAC).
The Business Summit was organized under the theme EAC@20: Private Sector Driven Regional Integration and sets the economic agenda and outlook for East Africa, as the region commemorates 20 years of EAC regional integration process in November.
Around 500 top CEOs, industry champions, women in business, SMEs and investors from the region and beyond engaged in high-level dialogue with the EAC Council of Ministers.
GIZ programmes supporting EAC took part in the event, featuring the programme Support to East African People-Centred and Market Driven Integration, including the EU-EAC Market Access Upgrade Programme (MARKUP) and the Incubator for Integration and Development in East Africa (IIDEA), the Centre of Excellence in East Africa (CENIT@EA) and the Creating Perspectives – Business for Development (East Africa) project.