Category: Press Releases

COVID 19: COMESA Secretariat Staff Begin Working Off-Site

Lusaka, Tuesday, March 31, 2020: COMESA Secretariat staff in Lusaka, Zambia, have begun working off-site for one month. This is part of the social distancing measures to prevent protect staff from infections and transmission of the Corona Virus. “With effect from Monday 30 March 2020, for a period of four weeks, staff will work off-site,…
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Press Release: Residential Bootcamp for Youth Leaders in Policy Formulation and Implementation on Democratic Governance and Socio-Economic Development

A capacity strengthening residential Boot Camp for youth leaders in policy formulation and implementation on democratic governance and socio-economic development was held from 14 – 18 December 2019 in Arusha, Tanzania. The Boot Camp was organized by the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Secretariat through its Joint COMESA – African Governance Architecture…
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COMESA – EU Sign €8.8m to Support Private Sector Competitiveness

Lusaka, Friday, November 29, 2019: The European Union and COMESA have today signed an 8.8m Euros Contribution Agreement to increase private sector participation in sustainable regional and global value chains through improved investment/business climate and enhanced competitiveness in the COMESA region. This was one of the activities conducted during the opening of the 40th Meeting…
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COMESA, EU Sign 8.8m Euros to Support Private Sector


COMESA and EAC Hold Regional Consultative Workshop Ahead of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) and the Conference of Parties (COP25) meetings

Kigali, Thursday, 7 November 2019: The COMESA and East African Community (EAC) Secretariats in partnership with the Government of Rwanda will conduct a regional technical consultative workshop in Kigali on 8 – 9 November 2019 as part of preparations for COP25. The Secretariats, both beneficiaries of the European Union’s ACP’s Global Climate Change Alliance Plus…
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Project Steering Team for Regional Cross Border Programme Inaugurated

Lusaka, Monday, September 30, 2019: Small cross border are the key beneficiaries of new projects aimed at increasing formal small-scale cross border trade flows in the COMESA, EAC and SADC Tripartite region. The first is a 15 million euros Regional Small-Scale Cross Border Trade Initiative (SSCBTI) project, while the second is a 53m euros Trade…
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Press Release: COMESA Holds Regional Climate Resilience Meeting in Zambia

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COMESA Deploys Observers to the Tripartite Elections in Malawi

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Le COMESA déploie une mission d’observation préélectorale dans l’Union des Comores

Lusaka, dimanche 10 février 2019 : Le COMESA a déployé une mission d’observation préélectorale auprès de l’Union des Comores avant la tenue des élections présidentielles prévues le 24 mars 2019. Les observateurs préélectoraux du COMESA sont arrivés à Moroni ce 10 février, et la délégation est dirigée par Madame Hope Kivengere, une ougandaise membre du Comité…
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