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PRESS RELEASE: Building Regional Capacities in Trade Negotiations

Lusaka, Wednesday, December 8, 2021: The World Trade Institute and COMESA have conducted a training course for COMESA Member States aimed at strengthening human and policy-making capacities on Trade in Services. The course took place virtually from 6 – 8 December 2021. It was attended by trade and trade law experts from Member States that…
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PRESS RELEASE: COMESA Member States Meet to Validate Regional Resilience Framework

Lusaka, Wednesday, December 8, 2021: COMESA Secretariat has convened a regional meeting to validate the climate change Regional Resilience Framework (RRF) implementation plan and Resource Mobilization Strategy The meeting takes place on 8 – 9 December 2021 and provides a platform for Member States and key stakeholders to review the current draft RRF implementation plan…
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RFP: DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF ONLINE MARKET

Addendum 1 Closing Date Extension – ONLINE MARKET All  PROSPECTIVE  BIDDERS  are hereby requested to take note that; The closing date for submission of Proposals has been extended to FRIDAY  4TH  FEBRUARY 2022, 10:00hours Zambian time. Please take this as an official notification. All other terms and conditions remain the same.  Email: tenders@comesa.int  copy  jmutale@comesa.int…
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WTI, COMESA Initiative to Strengthen Capacities in Trade Negotiations  

Tuesday, December 8, 2021: The World Trade Institute and COMESA have conducted a training course for COMESA Member States aimed at strengthening human and policy-making capacities on Trade in Services. The course took place virtually from 6 – 8 December 2021. It was attended by trade and trade law experts from Member States that deal…
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Communique of the 21st COMESA Summit

THE TWENTY FIRST SUMMIT OF THE AUTHORITY OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT OF THE COMMON MARKET FOR EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA was hosted in Hybrid Format at Almasa International Conference Centre, New Administrative Capital Cairo, and the Arab Republic of Egypt on 23 November 2021, under the theme: “Building Resilience Through Strategic Digital Economic…
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Journalists feted at COMESA Summit

Eight journalists that have won the COMESA Media Awards since 2019 received recognition by Heads of State at the 21st Summit in Egypt last week, 23 November 2021. The journalists were recognized for their contribution in raising public awareness on regional integration through print and electronic media content. They included Ms. Mona Sewilam (Egypt) Mr.…
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Egypt Takes Over COMESA Leadership

Egypt is the new Chair of COMESA after taking over from Madagascar, which has been steering the organization since 2016. President Fattah El Sisi took over from President Andry Rajoelina of Madagascar during the 21st Summit of the COMESA Authority of Heads of State and Governments on 23rd November in Cairo, Egypt. Heads of State…
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COMESA Leaders focus on up-scaling investments in health

COMESA Heads of State have today urged Member States to scale up investment in research and innovation in the health sector and to prioritize all programmes that would enhance socio-economic recovery and generate more resilient societies that are ready to respond to disasters that may come. In their Communique issued at the end of their…
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THE SUPPLY OF METROLOGY EQUIPMENT

The COMESA Secretariat has set aside funds for the procurement of various goods and services during the financial year 2021. It is intended that part of the proceeds of the fund will be used to cover eligible payment under the contract for the SUPPLY OF METROLOGY EQUIPMENT. The COMESA Secretariat now invites tenders from eligible…
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Egypt, COMESA Jointly Announce Summit Plan

Cairo, Sunday, November 21, 2021:  A joint press conference with Secretary General of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Chileshe Kapwepwe, Egyptian Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea has announced that Egypt’s New Administrative Capital will host the 21st COMESA Heads of State and Government Summit next Tuesday, Nov 23, with…
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