Tag Archives: EAC

Ready, Steady, Go! Third IIDEA Project Selection is successfully completed

IIDEA is starting into its next phase! The third call for applications from innovative organisations which are passionate about contributing to East African integration was sent out and over 35 projects applied. Out of the received applications 17 were found eligible and have been reviewed and scored by the IIDEA Selection Committee. The IIDEA Selection…
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Employment Opportunities under the EU-EAC Market Access Upgrade Programme (MARKUP)

The EAC has received support under the EDF 11 to bolster and enhance competitiveness of EAC exports under the EU-EAC Market Access Upgrade Programme (MARKUP). This program will be implemented by EAC in collaboration with GIZ. The project implementation will be undertaken by GIZ under the oversight of EAC Secretariat jointly with Partner States specifically…
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Yes, She can: Support for Women Engaged in Cross-Border Trade

At a two-day summit on women in intra-regional trade in Nairobi, Kenya that took place from 22 – 23 March 2018 to celebrate 20 years since the founding of the  East African Business Council (EABC), the EABC Chairman called on governments in the region to design policies that will facilitate and attract more women to…
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Engaging the Private Sector: 20 Years of EABC Celebration

On 23 March 2018, the East African Business Council (EABC) celebrated its establishment in 1998 and 20 years of dedicated advocacy for the active role of the Private Sector in the East African Community integration process. The GIZ-EAC programme shared in the celebrations and conference with EABC and took this opportunity to highlight German support…
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#timesup Press for Progress: International Women’s Day 2018

Time is Now. Press for Progress East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania Each year, on the 8th of March, the World celebrates the International Women’s Day.  It is an opportunity for GIZ -EAC and its partner the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat to join the rest of the world in taking stock of women’s achievements…
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2017 – The IIDEA Year in Review

Two years of incubating small-scale regional integration projects proposed and implemented by civil society and private sector across East Africa later, we look back on a successful 2017. In our mission to show the achievements of integration to citizens we support fifteen pioneering projects from across the region. Each project conducts activities in two or…
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IIDEA Inspiring the Youth of Tomorrow: Panel Session at the YouLead Summit 2017

IIDEA partners inspire and empower the youth of tomorrow by sharing their experiences during the YouLead Summit 2017. In a panel session under the theme of business and corporate leadership our partners demonstrated how youth in East Africa can get involved and how innovation in the region can be started up or scaled up. The…
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Art Knows No Borders: The Art Safari 2017 opens in Arusha

The second stop of the East African Art Biennale organized by EASTAFAB in Arusha had its grand opening at the EAC Secretariat yesterday. The secretariat and the GIZ-EAC programme on behalf of IIDEA commenced the vernissage of the art exhibition. Dances and drums accompanied the ceremonial opening speeches. IIDEA Senior Adviser Joyce welcoming and congratulating…
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Heading for Innovation and Industrialization in the EAC: EABC Conference & Exhibition 2017

The second edition of the East African Business and Entrepreneurship Conference and Exhibition themed “Accelerating Industrialization, Innovation and Investment in the EAC“ was officially opened by H.E Samia Suluhu Hassan, Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania at Serena Hotel, Dar es Salaam. The IIDEA team and our project partners represent approaches of innovation…
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Moving Art Across East African Borders

Last week the East African Art Biennale 2017 opened in Dar es Salaam, holding exhibitions for the next three weeks before moving northward. The historic event expands into an Art Safari progressing from Dar es Salaam and Arusha in Tanzania through Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and culminating in Burundi at the end of February. Our IIDEA…
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