East African Community - 1967 (EAC)

Communauté de l'Afrique orientale - 1967 (CAO)

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Founded

1967-06-06 Kampala Uganda

History

6 Jun 1967, Kampala (Uganda), on signature by Presidents of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda of the Treaty for East African Cooperation, entered into force 1 Dec 1967, to replace H-XH4217 - East African Common Services Organization (EACSO), formed 9 Dec 1961, which in its turn took over the activities of H-XH4544 - East African High Commission (EAHC), set up 1 Jan 1948. Headquartered in Arusha, Tanzania. Ceased to exist in 1977; since that date several meetings were held to solve problems arising from the break-up of the Community, including the question of apportioning its assets and liabilities. Formal cooperation recommenced, 14 Mar 1996, Arusha, with the establishment of a Secretariat of the Commission for East African Cooperation (EAC Secretariat); a new F-XD6196 - East African Community (EAC) came into being on 7 Jul 2000, on ratification of a treaty signed 30 Nov 1999.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

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XH0472

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