The COMESA Centre is the headquarters of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa. It houses the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa Secretariat and has been the venue for a number of independent negotiations with cooperating partners and many COMESA conferences, including intergovernmental and Technical committees meetings. The COMESA Centre is located in the Central Business Area of Lusaka city. The COMESA Centre is home to the Secretary General's Office and most of the one hundred fifty plus staff members and the organisation divisions. Many of the organisation’s functions are carried out from COMESA Centre. The majority of the Secretariat’s staff is based at its Lusaka, Zambia headquarters. There is a smaller sub-section of the Secretariat staff in Cairo, Egypt under the Regional Investment Agency, Brussels, Belgium and Addis Abba, Ethiopia. Besides carrying out the Secretariat's key functions, the headquarters continues to serve as a base for many intergovernmental meetings and negotiations. Contact Information Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa Secretariat


Ben Bella Road, Lusaka, Zambia.
Tel: +260 211 229 725/35
Fax: +260 211 225 107

Operating Hours of the COMESA Secretariat

Monday - Thursday 08.00hrs – 12.30hrs
14.00 hrs – 17.30 hrs
Fridays 08.00hrs -13.30hrs
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays Closed


COMESA Secretariat observes all the official Zambian Public Holidays.