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Translator (French) – P3

JOB PURPOSE To facilitate communication among Member States and stakeholders through the translation of documents into French and English to fully achieve the goals and objectives of COMESA.  

Senior Transport Economist – P4

JOB PURPOSE To facilitate the provision of capacity building and technical assistance to develop transport infrastructure in Member States and coordination of transport infrastructure policy and regulatory development, harmonization, and domestication in order to eliminate constraints to improved and integrated physical transport infrastructure within the region in line with Division mandate and COMESA Treaty  

Head of Statistics and Research – P4

JOB PURPOSE To provide leadership, direction and management for all Statistics and Research activities in COMESA in order to advise Executive Management on regional statistical development and evidence-based policy decision options in COMESA programmes, in line with the COMESA Statistics Strategy, COMESA Medium Term Strategic Plan (MTSP) and Treaty.  

Translator (Arabic) – P3

JOB PURPOSE To facilitate communication among Member States and stakeholders through the translation of documents into Arabic and English to fully achieve the goals and objectives of COMESA.

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE 11TH COMESA ANNUAL RESEARCH FORUM 2024

Research Theme COMESA has been holding Annual Research Forums since 2014. The Forum brings together various stakeholders, including policy makers, academia, think tanks and private sector to deliberate on topical issues in regional integration. The Forum is also a capacity building avenue in economic and trade policy research for young researchers. Successful research papers are…
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Push for Development of Small Hydropower Plants

COMESA working with partner Regional Economic Communities and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) have conducted a one-week training to boost the capacity of technical experts and small hydropower developers as a way of helping millions access affordable electricity. The training conducted at COMESA Secretariat in Lusaka is seen as a crucial step towards…
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Zambia Validates Blue Economy Strategy

The Government of Zambia has developed and validated the national blue economy strategy which is expected to help increase the prospects for achieving sustainable, environmentally friendly and socially inclusive economic growth. The strategy will guide the nation in advancing knowledge on biotechnology, environmental sustainability and ecosystem services. Other areas targeted include growth of inland water…
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CAF Fined for Breach of Regional Regulations

The COMESA Competition Commission has imposed a fine of USD$300, 000 each on the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and BEIN Media Group LLC (beIN) for breach of the COMESA competition regulations. This follows the findings of the Commission’s Committee Responsible for Initial Determinations (the CID) that certain provisions of the beIN Agreements were in…
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Hundreds of Youth to Benefit from Newly Launched Hub in Uganda

About 400 young people are expected to benefit from services to be offered at the newly refurbished Apala One Stop Youth Center in Alebtong, north of Uganda. Working in collaboration with the Government, COMESA Secretariat and partners namely Save the Children, Horn of Africa Youth Network and Epuka Ugaidi launched the Center located in Moroto…
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Media Brief: Launch of Apala One-Stop Youth Hub in Uganda

Introduction and Background Uganda’s youth, constituting 34.8% of the population, grapple with challenges in security, inequality, and governance critical for sustainable peace. Despite strides towards peace and growth, threats linger, including social divisions fueled by conflicts over resources like land and minerals. The historical impact of the Lord Resistance Army (LRA) in Northern Uganda continues…
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