On Monday, a major regional forum will convene in Nairobi, Kenya to brainstorm on how to improve the EAC integration process.
According to the EAC secretariat, this 6th Annual EAC Secretary General’s Forum will he held for two days July 23rd-24th at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya.
The theme is; ‘Strategizing for impact: People-Centred and Market-Driven Integration.’
The Forum expected to attract 100 delegates from the Partner States’ Private Sector Organizations (PSOs), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), professional bodies, Academia/Universities, Media, EAC Organs and Institutions, Development Partners and Other Interest Groups.
It aims at providing a platform for regular dialogue between the EAC Secretary General and the Private Sector, Civil Society and other interest groups.
Deliberations will review the work plan and progress Reports on the Consultative Dialogue Framework (CDF) for Private Sector, Civil Society and other interest groups, which was adopted by the 26th Meeting of the EAC Council of Ministers.
They will also consider translating SG’s Forum Resolutions to Policy; define success stories of the Dialogue Process; and consider Sustainability of the Consultative Dialogue Framework by redefining the Roles of the Dialogue Parties.