22ND MEETING OF THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL COMMITTEE OF EXPERTS OF THE SUB-REGIONAL OFFICE FOR EASTERN AFRICA In partnership with the Government of Rwanda, the UN Economic Commission for Africa, is holding a three-day Intergovernmental Committee of Experts (ICE) Conference on 20th-22nd November in Kigali to help reach a regional consensus on how to move forward with the implementation of the AfCFTA.
4th NATIONAL WOMEN’S WEEK: LIFE OF A WOMAN CROSS BORDER TRADER The life of a woman cross border trader, challenges and opportunities in the EAC integration process 4th National Women’s Week: EASSI’s ultimate mandate under Women’s Economic Justice Project, WEJ is to link inland women to regional and international markets. This leads to the establishment of synergies between the Luweero
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EAC & RELATED PROTOCOLS EAC & Related Protocols. Other Publications: WOGE Project | Women’s Economic Justice, WEJ Project | Women’s Rights Instruments | Policy Briefs
EAC Gender Policy Launched in Arusha By Sheila Kawamara-Mishambi It was all smiles in Arusha, Tanzania on Monday, September 17, 2018, when the East African Community (EAC) finally launched the EAC Gender Policy. The policy framework will be used by the regional body and the partner states of Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania and South Sudan to ensure that gender
ABOUT THE GENDER AND TRADE PROJECT In partnership with Trade Mark East Africa, EASSI has been implementing a project entitled, “Consolidating the gains of Women Cross Border Traders in the EAC Economic Integration process”. This project recognizes that trade policy reform in the EAC region needs to be inclusive of women doing business across the region. Under this project, EASSI